First Kyu

IDO
Eight combinations of the examiner's choice

KUMITE
Jiyu-ippon kumite as for 2nd kyu
Shiai kumite - 1 match
Randori kumite - 1 match

KATA
Sanchin
Bassai Dai
Hangetsu
SPECIAL DRILLS
*2 minute on the focus pads
*Defence against various grabs

  *Break one inch board with hand or foot technique
(over 16 years of age)
*Theory questions

BELT
Brown with two black tabs
CAPABILITIES EXPECTED AT THIS GRADE
Smooth performance of all kihon techniques. Good timing in combinations.

Improved power, stamina and fighting spirit