Junior Candidates

  1. Age Maximum: 16 Years Old
  2. Time Requirements
    • Level One: Four years of training
    • Level Two: Six years of training
    • Level Three: Eight years of training
    • Level Four: Eleven years of training
  3. Primary Kata: Sanchin
  4. Second Primary Kata: Seisan
  5. Third Primary Kata
    • Level One: Seichin
    • Level Two: Seirui
    • Level Three: Kanchin
    • Level Four: Sanseiru
  6. Kumite
    • Level One: Kyu Kumite
    • Level Two/Three/Four: Dan Kumite
  7. Bunkai
    • Level One and Two: None
    • Level Three and Four: Seisan Bunkai
  8. Hojo Undo (Secondary Exercises)
  9. Free Style Sparring
  10. Written Test

Adult Candidates - Shodan to Godan

  1. Age Minimum: 16 Years Old
  2. Time Requirements
    1. Shodan: Three years of training
    2. Nidan: Five years of training
    3. Sandan: Seven years of training
    4. Yondan: Ten years of training
    5. Godan: 15 years of training
  3. Primary Kata: Sanchin (With full testing)
  4. Advanced Kata
    1. Shodan: Seisan
    2. Nidan: Seirui
    3. Sandan: Kanchin
    4. Yondan: Sanseiru
    5. Godan: Sanseiru
  5. Dan Kumite
  6. Seisan Bunkai
  7. Hojo Undo (Secondary Exercises)
  8. Kotekitae (Body Conditioning)
  9. Free Style Sparring (This is done at your home dojo - not during the test)
  10. Written Test

Adult Candidates - Master Ranks

  1. Time Requirements
    • Rokudan: Twenty years of training
    • Nanidan: Twenty-five years of training
    • Hachidan: Thirty years of training
    • Kyudan: Forty years of training
    • Judan: Fifty years of training
  2. Primary Kata:
    • Sanchin (With full testing)
    • Seisan
    • Sanseiru