RANKING STANDARDS      
This stage requires the personal assimilation and performance of all basic body movements and techniques to such a degree that their application is 
in accord with the individual's own unique body demands.
TRAINING TERM STANDARDS AND AGE REQUIREMENTS    
RANK REGULAR RANK RECOMMENDED RANK AGE REQUIREMENTS REMARKS
NI-DAN               (2ND Dan)   Black None none No recommended kyu ranking
KATA        
   1.  Select one of the basic katas EXCEPT for Heian Shodan through Heian Godan and Tekki Shodan. 
         
   2. Demonstrate kata randomly selected by examiner from Bassai Dai, Jion, Enpi, and Kanku Dai.
KIHON Direction Stance target Action
1 forward front stance face Short punch
Zenkutsu Dachi  Jodan Kizami Zuki
front stance face, stomach, stomach Lunge Punch - Triple Punch
  Zenkutsu Dachi  Jodan, Chudan, Chudan Oizuki - Sanbon zuki
2 (turn)Sliding Forward front stance face  Short punch
Zenkutsu Dachi  Jodan  Kizami Zuki
front stance stomach  Front snap kick
Zenkutsu Dachi  Chudan  Maegeri
front stance (freestyle) face  Front Punch
Zenkutsu Dachi  Jodan  Oizuki
3 forward Straddle stance  face Side Snap kick
kiba dachi  Jodan Yoko keage
Straddle stance stomach  Side Thrust kick
kiba dachi Chudan  Yoko kekomi
4 backward front stance face  Rising Block  
Zenkutsu Dachi  Jodan  Ageuki 
front stance stomach  Rear leg - Roundhouse kick
Zenkutsu Dachi  Chudan  Mawashigeri
straddle stance  face Backfist strike
kiba dachi  Jodan Yoko Urakenunchi
front stance (freestyle) face  Front Punch
Zenkutsu Dachi  Jodan  Oizuki
5 Standing in place front stance (freestyle)  face Rear leg - Front kick
Zenkutsu Dachi   Jodan Maegeri
front stance (freestyle)  face Side Snap kick- to side
Zenkutsu Dachi   Jodan Yoko Keage
front stance (freestyle) stomach  Side Thrust kick- to side
Zenkutsu Dachi  Chudan  Yoko Kekomi
front stance (freestyle) stomach  Roundhouse to front
Zenkutsu Dachi  Chudan  Mawashigeri
front stance (freestyle) stomach  Back kick
Zenkutsu Dachi  Chudan  Ushirogeri
KUMITE AND SELF-DEFENSE   target Action
Examinee selects either Kumite or Self-Defense
KUMITE
A Jiyu Kumite (Free Sparing)
B Attack Offense/Defense: Examinee takes offense and then switches to defense as indicated by examiner.
SELF-DEFENSE
A Examinee selects one of the following self-defense techniques including partner for demonstration
1. Defense against weapon (e.g. floor or chair)
2. Defense from sitting position (e.g. floor or chair)
3.Defense against grabbing and holding attack
B Employing the same self-defense technique as selected by the examinee for his demonstration, the examiner designates another partner unknown
to the examinee.