Shodan

IDO
Ten combinations of the examiner's choice

KUMITE
Shiai kumite - 1 match
Randori kumite - 1 match

KATA
Bassai Dai
Hangetsu
Sanchin
Shisochin

Plus one of the following chosen by the candidate
Kanku Dai
Sochin
Jion
Empi
Sanseiru

SPECIAL DRILLS
*2 minute on the focus pads
*Makiwara (if available)
*Hojo Undo (supplementary training equipment)
Chi'shi, Kame, Kongo Ken…..
*Break one inch board with hand or foot technique
*Defence against various grabs
*Theory questions

ALL DAN GRADES WEAR BLACK BELTS
CAPABILITIES EXPECTED AT THIS GRADE
Integration of Kihon, Kata and Kumite. Strong sense of Zanshin