Graderingskrav

Nedanstående krav per grad är gemensamma för hela HDKI organisationen. Vissa mindre skillnader kan finnas från klubb till klubb när vissa tekniker introduceras för karate-kan men i huvudsak följs detta upplägg världen över. 

10:e kyu – 9:e kyu

KIHON
I shizentai – choku zuki x 10
I heisoku dachi – mae geri x 10
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt oi zuki chudan
Bakåt age uke
Framåt soto uke
Bakåt gedan barai
Framåt zenkutsu dachi – gyaku zuki x 10

KUMITE
Gohon kumite (Jodan) till räkning

KATA
Taikyoku Shodan eller Heian Shodan till räkning



9:e kyu – 8:e kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt oi zuki chudan
Bakåt age uke
Framåt soto uke
Bakåt shuto uke
Framåt uchi uke
Bakåt gedan barai
Framåt mae geri
Framåt yoko geri keage (kiba dachi)
Framåt yoko geri kekomi (kiba dachi)

KUMITE
Gohon kumite (jodan & chudan)

KATA
Heian Shodan

8:e kyu – 7:e kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt oi zuki chudan
Bakåt age uke
Framåt soto uke
Bakåt shuto uke
Framåt uchi uke
Bakåt gedan barai
Framåt mae geri
Framåt mawashi geri
Framåt yoko geri keage (kiba dachi)
Framåt yoko geri kekomi (kiba dachi)

KUMITE
Gohon kumite (jodan & chudan)

KATA
Heian Nidan
7:e kyu – 6:e kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt oi zuki chudan
Framåt gyaku zuki
Bakåt age uke gyaku zuki
Framåt soto uke gyaku zuki
Bakåt shuto uke
Framåt uchi uke gyaku zuki
Bakåt gedan barai gyaku zuki
Framåt mae geri
Framåt mawashi geri
Framåt yoko geri keage (kiba dachi)
Framåt yoko geri kekomi (kiba dachi)

KUMITE
Gohon kumite (jodan, chudan & mae geri)

KATA
Heian Sandan
6:e kyu – 5:e kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x4)
Framåt oi zuki chudan
Framåt gyaku zuki
Bakåt age uke mae geri
Framåt soto uke yoko empi
Bakåt shuto uke nukite
Framåt uchi uke gyaku zuki
Framåt gedan barai gyaku zuki
Framåt mae geri oi zuki
Framåt mawashi geri
Framåt yoko geri keage (kiba dachi)
Framåt yoko geri kekomi (kiba dachi)

KUMITE
Kihon ippon kumite (jodan, chudan & mae geri)

KATA
Heian Yondan
5:e kyu – 4:e kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt oi zuki chudan
Framåt gyaku zuki
Bakåt age uke mae geri
Framåt soto uke yoko empi
Bakåt shuto uke nukite
Framåt uchi uke gyaku zuki
Framåt gedan barai, skifta bak till uchi uke, driv framåt gyaku zuki
Framåt mae geri oi zuki
Framåt mawashi geri
Framåt yoko geri keage (kiba dachi)
Framåt yoko geri kekomi (kiba dachi)
Framåt ushiro geri

KUMITE
Kihon ippon kumite (jodan, chudan, mae geri & mawashi geri)

KATA
Heian Godan
4:e Kyu – 3:e Kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt sanbon zuki
Bakåt age uke mae geri
Framåt soto uke yoko empi
Bakåt shuto uke nukite
Framåt uchi uke gyaku zuki
Framåt gedan barai, skifta bak till uchi uke, driv framåt gyaku zuki
Framåt mae geri chudan oi zuki chudan
Framåt mawashi geri
Framåt yoko geri keage (kiba dachi)
Framåt yoko geri kekomi (kiba dachi)
Framåt ushiro geri
Framåt kaiten shinagara uraken gyaku zuki
Framåt jodan shuto uchi

KUMITE
Kihon ippon kumite (jodan, chudan, mae geri, mawashi geri)

KATA
Tekki Shodan
3:e kyu – 2:a kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt sanbon zuki
Bakåt age uke mae geri
Framåt soto uke yoko empi, uraken
Bakåt shuto uke mae geri nukite
Framåt uchi uke kizami zuki gyaku zuki
Framåt gedan barai, skifta bak till uchi uke, driv fram gyaku zuki
Framåt mae geri chudan oi zuki chudan
Framåt mawashi geri gyaku zuki
Framåt yoko geri keage yoko geri kekomi (samma ben i zenkutsu dachi)
Framåt ushiro geri
Framåt kaiten shinagara uraken gyaku zuki
Framåt jodan shuto uchi

KUMITE
Jiyu ippon kumite (jodan, chudan, mae, mawashi, yoko, ushiro)

KATA
Bassai Dai
2:a kyu – 1:a kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt sanbon zuki
Bakåt age uke mae geri
Framåt soto uke yoko empi, uraken
Bakåt shuto uke mae geri nukite
Framåt uchi uke kizami zuki gyaku zuki
Framåt mae geri mawashi geri (samma ben)
Framåt mawashi geri gyaku Zuki
Framåt yoko geri keage yoko geri kekomi (samma ben i zenkutsu dachi)
Framåt ushiro geri gyaku Zuki
Framåt kaiten shinagara uraken gyaku Zuki
Framåt jodan shuto uchi
Framåt yori ashi gyaku Zuki step forward gedan barai yori ashi gyaku Zuki gedan barai

KUMITE
Jiyu ippon kumite (jodan, chudan, mae, mawashi, yoko, ushiro)

KATA
Tokui-gata. Välj mellan: Bassai-dai, Kanku-dai, Jion, Enpi.

Examinator väljer kata inom: Heian Shodan – Godan, Tekki Shodan
Shodan

Minst 6 månader sedan 1:a Kyu

KIHON
Steg fram zenkutsu dachi, gedan barai
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Tobe konde sanbon zuki
Rotera framåt 360° gyaku zuki chudan
Bakåt age uke mae geri gyaku zuki
Framåt soto uke empi uraken (in kiba dachi) gyaku zuki (zenkutsu dachi)
Bakåt shuto uke (kokutsu dachi) mae geri (front leg) nukite (zenkutsu dachi)
Framåt uchi uke kizami zuki gyaku zuki
Framåt yoko geri keage, yoko geri kekomi (same leg)
Framåt mae geri, mawashi geri gyaku zuki
Framåt ushiro geri gyaku zuki
Framåt dubbel jodan shuto uchi (från utsidan därefter insidan)

KUMITE
Jiyu ippon kumite (jodan, chudan, mae, mawashi, yoko, ushiro)

KATA
Tokui-gata. Choose from: Bassai-dai, Kanku-dai, Jion, Enpi.

Examinator väljer kata från: Heian Shodan – Godan, Tekki Shodan
Nidan

Minst 2 år sedan Shodan

KIHON
Alla från jiyu kamae
(Alla tekniker x 4)
Framåt kizami zuki sanbon zuki
Framåt kizami zuki mae geri oi zuki
Bakåt age uke forward mawashi geri uraken oi zuki
Framåt ushiro geri uraken gyaku zuki
Framåt mawashi geri, framåt ashi barai, gyaku zuki
Framåt ura mawashi geri gyaku zuki
Vänd mot examinator: mae geri, yoko geri keage, ushiro geri
Gyaku zuki med avståndskontroll

KUMITE
Jiyu kumite

KATA
Tokui-gata
Examiner chooses from: Bassai-dai, Kanku-dai, Jion, Enpi
Sandan
Minst 3 år sedan Nidan

KIHON
From jiyu kamae
Forward kizami zuki gyaku zuki choku zuki oi zuki gyaku zuki (gohon renzoku oi komi – 5 punches one step plus yori ashi)
Forward age empi (kokutsu dachi), mawashi empi (zenkutsu dachi), yoko empi (kiba dachi)
Forward gyaku zuki, shift into kiba dachi yoko empi, shift back shuto uke, drive forward gyaku zuki
Forward mae geri oi zuki, mawashi geri uraken, ushiro geri gyaku zuki
Facing examiner: mae geri, yoko geri, ushiro geri, mawashi geri

KUMITE
Jiyu kumite.

KATA
Tokui-gata. Examiner chooses from: Bassai-dai, Bassai-Sho, Kanku-dai, Kanku-Sho, Jion, Enpi.
Questions will be asked about tokui kata.
Yondan

Minst 4 år sedan Sandan

Examinee must have mastered all karate techniques, can understand their principles, apply them fully and be able to give general instruction. Questions will be asked in reference to a basic technique.

KUMITE
Jiyu kumite or (by prior arrangement with examining board) either self-defense or detailed explanation of tokui waza with a partner.

KATA
Tokui-gata. Examiner chooses from: Tekki Nidan, Tekki Sandan, Bassai-dai, Jion, Enpi, Kanku-dai, Hangetsu, Jitte.
Godan
Minst 5 år sedan Yondan

Examinee must have attained an exceptionally high level of karate technique and displayed originality in their karate. Questions will be asked in reference to a basic technique, tokui kata and bunkai.

KUMITE
Jiyu kumite or (by prior arrangement with examining board) either self-defense or detailed explanation of tokui waza with a partner.

KATA
Tokui-gata. Examiner chooses from: Bassai-sho, Kanku-sho, Jiin, Wankan, Chinte, Unsu, Sochin and ask questions about the examinee’s tokui kata.
Rokudan
Minst 6 år sedan Godan

Examinee must have obtained an exceptionally high level of karate both in technique and spirit. Questions will be asked in reference to a basic technique, tokui kata and bunkai.

KUMITE
Jiyu kumite or (by prior arrangement with examining board) either self-defense or detailed explanation of tokui waza with a partner.

KATA
Tokui-gata. Examiner chooses a kata from any of the Shotokan kata.

Nanadan
Minst 7 år sedan Rokudan

This grade is awarded by the Head Technical Director and the International Council after the HDKI senior has obtained an exceptionally high level of karate and developed their own individuality within the art of Shotokan.
Hachidan
Minst 8 år sedan Nanadan

This grade is awarded by the Head Technical Director and the International Council after the HDKI senior has obtained an exceptionally high level of karate and has shown a continuous development of their own individuality within the art of Shotokan.