Brown Belt 1st Kyu

​Attention: The listed techniques are just a suggestion for this level. Please double check with your instructor to get the required techniques/program that your school/federation requires!

KIHON: (all techniques depending on the examiner are executed 2 to 5 times!)

1. From Gedan-Kamae left, forward ZkD / Sanbon-Zuki (Jodan/Chudan/Chudan), mawatte Gedan-Barai in ZkD, (watch video)

2. Forward ZkD / Jodan-Age-Uke / Mae-Geri (bring kick back) / Gyaku-Zuki, (watch video)

3. Backwards ZkD / Soto-Uke switch to KbD Yoko-Empi/Tate-Uraken/ to ZkD Gyaku-Zuki (watch video)

4. Forward ZkD / Uchi-Uke / Kizami-Mae-Geri / Kizami-Zuki / Gyaku-Zuki, mawatte Gedan-Barai in ZkD (watch video)

5. From Gedan-Kamae forward KkD / Shuto-Uke / Kizami-Mae-Geri / switch into ZkD Nukite, mawatte Gedan-Barai ZkD (watch video)

6. From Chudan-Kamae, forward ZkD / Mae-Geri, mawatte Gedan-Barai in ZkD (watch video)

7. From Chudan-Kamae, forward ZkD / Mawashi-Geri, mawatte Gedan-Barai in ZkD (watch video)

8. From Chudan-Kamae, forward ZkD with Ren-Gen (Chudan-Mae-Geri / same leg Mawashi-Geri), mawatte Gedan-Barai in ZkD (watch video)

9. From Chudan-Kamae, forward ZkD / Ushiro-Geri, mawatte Gedan-Barai in KbD (watch video)

10. From Chudan-Kamae, forward KbD / Yoko-Geri-Keage, mawatte Gedan-Barai in ZkD (watch video)

11. From Chudan-Kamae, forward ZkD / Mae-Geri / step / Yoko-Geri-Kekomi, (watch video)

12. Sonoba-Geri: (stationary exercise left and right.) From ZkD und Chudan-Kamae:

Mae-Geri to the front / same leg Ushiro-Geri to the back, step back into Kamae, (watch video)


KUMITE: Jiyu Ippon Kumite (read) (watch)

Attack (KOGEKI) from Chudan-Kamae, change starting position at least twice:

a) from CHUDAN-KAMAE: Jodan-Kizami-Zuki

b) from CHUDAN-KAMAE: Jodan-Oi-Zuki

c) from CHUDAN-KAMAE: Chudan-Oi-Zuki

d) from CHUDAN-KAMAE: Chudan-Mae-Geri

e) from CHUDAN-KAMAE: Chudan-Yoko-Geri-Kekomi

f) from CHUDAN-KAMAE: Jodan-Mawashi-Geri

g) from CHUDAN-KAMAE: Chudan-Ushiro-Geri

Defense (UKE):

a)-g) from CHUDAN-KAMAE: free choice of block, free choice of counter technique (Kime-Waza-Technique) according to the distance to the target,

After Kime-Waza (Tsuki, Uchi or Keri) back to Kamae with Zanshin


KATA: The Examinee chooses one out of the Sentei-Kata

(Bassai-Dai, Kanku-Dai, Jion, Empi and Hangetsu)

same Kata as for 2nd Kyu is usually possible! (check with your examiner)