1st Dan - Black Belt (1 Bar) Requirements


  • Kette Junzuki
  • Kette Gyakuzuki
  • Kette Junzuki No Tsukkomi
  • Kette Gyakuzuki No Tsukkomi
  • Tobikomizuki (Sliding Snap Punch)
  • Nagashizuki (Twisting Snap Punch)
  • Sliding Double Jab & Reverse Punch
  • Elbow Strikes - Spinning then Sliding
  • Jumping Back Fist & Reverse Punch (coming forward)
  • Stepping Knife hand Strike
  • Step forward Palm Heel Strike
  • Step forward Ridge hand & Reverse Punch


  • Stepping foreward Snap and Reverse Punch, Front Kick, Round Kick, Back Kick (Alternate Legs) Back Fist and Reverse Punch
  • Sliding Snap & Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick (Front Leg) Back Kick, Back Fist and Reverse Punch
  • Front Kick, Twisting Snap Punch, Reverse Punch, Round house Kick, Back Kick, Back Fist and Reverse Punch
  • Jumping Scissors Front Kick, Round house Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Back fist & Reverse Punch
  • Hopping Hook Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch
  • Round house Kick (Back Leg), Foot Sweep (Same Leg), Reverse Punch
  • Double Side Kick (Back Leg Coming Forward)
  • Double Side Kick, Back Kick, Back Fist, Reverse Punch


  • Pinan Nidan
  • Pinan Shodan
  • Pinan Sandan
  • Pinan Yodan
  • Pinan Godan
  • Ku Shanku
  • Nai Hanchi
  • Chinto


  • Number 1, 2 & 3

Bag Work

Any techniques from previous gradings may be included.
Full Karate Suits must be worn for Grading
Attendance at 2 USKO Courses required since last Grading