Kihon (Basics)

Each kihon technique is usually performed three times. Basics that require more space (e.g., two-kick techniques) are usually performed only twice. Kiai (strongly!) when you execute the final repetition of each technique.

8th kyu examination

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Lunge punch Turn
Moving forward from front stance Rising block Turn
Moving forward from front stance Outside forearm block Turn
Moving forward from back stance Knife-hand block Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick  

7th kyu examination

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Lunge punch Turn
Moving backward from front stance Rising block  
Moving forward from front stance Outside forearm block  
Moving backward from back stance Knife-hand block  
Moving forward from front stance Front kick  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick  

6th kyu examination (test for green belt)

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Lunge punch Turn
 Moving forward from front stance Triple punch (face, stomach, stomach)  
Moving backward from front stance Rising block to reverse punch  
Moving forward from front stance Outside forearm block to reverse punch  
Moving backward from back stance Knife-hand block  
Moving forward from front stance Front kick  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick  

5th kyu examination

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Lunge punch Turn
Moving forward from front stance Triple punch (face, stomach, stomach)  
Moving backward from front stance Rising block to reverse punch  
Moving forward from front stance Outside forearm block to reverse punch  
Moving backward from back stance Knife-hand block to nukite strike (change to front stance)  
Moving forward from front stance Front kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick to stomach, front kick to face  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Roundhouse kick  

4th kyu examination

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Lunge punch Turn
Moving forward from front stance Triple punch (face, stomach, stomach)  
Moving backward from front stance Rising block to reverse punch  
Moving forward from front stance Outside forearm block to reverse punch Turn
Moving forward from front stance Outside forearm block to elbow strike (change to side stance)  
Moving backward from back stance Knife-hand block to nukite strike (change to front stance)  
Moving forward from front stance Front kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick to stomach, front kick to face  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Roundhouse kick  

3rd kyu examination (test for brown belt)

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Lunge punch Turn
Moving forward from front stance Triple punch (face, stomach, stomach)  
Moving backward from front stance Rising block to reverse punch  
Moving forward from front stance Outside forearm block to reverse punch Turn
Moving froward from front stance Outside forearm block to elbow strike (change to side stance)  
Moving backward from front stance Inside forearm block to reverse punch  
Moving forward from back stance Knife-hand block to nukite strike (change to front stance) Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick to stomach, front kick to face  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Roundhouse kick  

2nd kyu examination

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Lunge punch Turn
Moving forward from front stance Triple punch (face, stomach, stomach)  
Moving backward from front stance Rising block to reverse punch  
Moving froward from front stance Outside forearm block to elbow strike (change to side stance) to back-fist strike  
Moving backward from front stance Inside forearm block to reverse punch  
Moving forward from back stance Knife-hand block to nukite strike (change to front stance) Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick to stomach, front kick to face  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Roundhouse kick  

1st kyu examination

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Lunge punch Turn
Moving forward from front stance Triple punch (face, stomach, stomach)  
Moving backward from front stance Rising block to reverse punch  
Moving froward from front stance Outside forearm block to elbow strike (change to side stance) to back-fist strike  
Moving backward from front stance Inside forearm block to reverse punch  
Moving forward from back stance Knife-hand block to nukite strike (change to front stance) Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick to stomach, front kick to face  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Roundhouse kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick (step forward again), side thrust kick  

shodan examination (test for black belt)

Motion Technique  
Moving forward from front stance Triple punch (face, stomach, stomach)  
Moving backward from front stance Rising block to reverse punch  
Moving forward from front stance Outside forearm block (change to side stance) elbow strike to back-fist strike (change to front stance) to reverse punch  
Moving backward from back stance Inside block (change to front stance) jab to face to reverse punch  
Moving forward from back stance Knife-hand block, front kick off front leg (change to front stance) to nukite strike Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Front kick to stomach, front kick to face  
Moving sideward from side stance Side snap kick Turn
Moving sideward from side stance Side thrust kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Roundhouse kick (step forward again), side thrust kick Turn
Moving forward from front stance Roundhouse kick (using same leg), side thrust kick