• Gokyu


Gokyu (5 kyu)

  • Represented by the solid green belt.
  • What you may learn as a Gokyu

    A Gokyu student may practice:
    • Seichin (a kata)
    • Gokyu kumite (a partner fighting exercise)
    • Soft level free sparring (slow motion and/or powerless free fighting)

    At or after the student’s 75th class, but not before 20 Gokyu classes, the stu­dent should ask for a review of performance. Following the same general review procedures as indicated for the Gokyu test, and upon recommendation of the black belt reviewer, the student may request a formal test before the class for Yonkyu.

    Promotion awarded is: Yonkyu (4 kyu)

    Green belt with one brown stripe on each end.