Wado International Karate_Do Federation

Dan Grade Syllabus - 2014 to 2016

Requirements:
All candidates must apply to the licensing officer 2 weeks prior to the date scheduled for the grading. Please state grade being taken and enclose your member’s license with the completed application form. It is understood that these requirements may differ from country to country, especially with regard to the member’s license.

Juniors can grade for 1st & 2nd Dan only. Juniors taking 1st Dan may choose only one Ohyo Gumite, Kihon Gumite and Kata from the grading syllabus. Juniors taking 2nd Dan may choose as well only one Ohyo Gumite, Kihon Gumite, Kata and Tanto Dori.

A grading application fee of £35 will be collected from all applicants prior to the examination.


Time in grade requirements are:

SHODAN: Regular practice as 1st Kyu minimum 9 months
NIDAN: Regular practice as Shodan minimum 18 months
SANDAN: Regular practice as Nidan minimum 3 years
YONDAN: Regular practice as Sandan minimum 4 years
GODAN: Regular practice as Yondan minimum 5 years

Candidates are required to wear a clean white gi, and to bring sparring mitts, plus a pen for the written test.

Registration of Dan Grade 
(Fee payable by successful candidates only):
SHODAN £120       NIDAN £130       SANDAN £140       
YONDAN £170      GODAN £200      ROKUDAN £250
SHICHIDAN/NANADAN £300

JUNIORS’ SHODAN £70, JUNIORS’ NIDAN £90

KIHON TSUKI, KERI (all grades):

1. Kette Junzuki

2. Kette Gyakuzuki

3. Kette Junzuki no Tsukomi

4. Kette Gyakuzuki no Tsukomi

5. Nagashizuki

6. Jodan Mawashigeri

7. Chudan Ushirogeri

8. Surikomi Jodan Sokuto

 


RENRAKU WAZA (all grades):

IPPONME

OKURIASHI-URAKEN-CHUDAN—JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-ASHIBARAI-USHIROGERI, URAKEN- JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, MIGI-MAWASHIGERI- GEDAN, HIDARI-MAWASHIGERI-CHUDAN.

NIHONME

TOBIKOMIZUKI-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, NAGASHIZUKI-JODAN, MAWATE-URAKEN-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI – CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-MAWASHIGERI-CHUDAN, UCHIASHI-BARAI, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN.

SANBONME

ZENSHINSHITE NAGASHIZUKI-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-MAEGERI-CHUDAN,(MAEGERI UKE) GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, HIDARI-HIZAGERI, MIGI-FURIUCHI-EMPI.

SANBON GUMITE (All grades up to 3rd Dan)
4th and 5th Dan grades will not do sanbon gumite

Jodan uke (1 + 4)   Maegeri Uke (4 + 6)

 

 

OHYO, KIHON TANTO:

 

Ohyo Gumite Kihon Gumite Tanto Dori Idori Tachi Dori

SHODAN:

2 & 4 1 & 3 None None None

NIDAN:

5 & 6 4 & 9 2 & 10 None None

SANDAN:

3 & 8 6 & 8 3 & 7 1 None

YONDAN:

Any two Any two 1 & 9 2 2 & 3

GODAN
(under 50yrs)

Any two Any two Any two Any two Any two
 

KATA:

SHODAN    -   Kushanku, Chinto                                              
NIDAN       -   Kushanku, Jitte + Pinan chosen on the day                              
SANDAN    -   Kushanku, Wanshu+ Pinan chosen on the day
YONDAN    -   Jion + one advanced kata + Pinan chosen on the day
GODAN      -  Any two + Pinan (Chosen on the day)


JIYU KUMITE AND WRITTEN TEST
(all grades bring mitts, pen and paper)

 

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