WADO INTERNATIONAL KARATE- DO FEDERATION
Dan Grade Syllabus (2017 – 2019)
All candidates must possess a valid WIKF Passport (Membership License)
Juniors can grade for 1st & 2nd Dan only. Juniors taking 1st Dan may choose only one Ohyo Gumite, Kihon Gumite and Kata from the grading syllabus. Juniors taking 2nd Dan may choose as well only one Ohyo Gumite, Kihon Gumite, Kata and Tanto Dori. Juniors taking senior 2nd Dan or senior 3rd Dan must first complete the full senior 1st or 2nd Dan examination.
A grading application fee of £35 will be collected from all applicants prior to the examination.
TIME IN GRADE REQUIREMENTS ARE:-
SHODAN – Regular practice as 1st kyu minimum 9 months
NIDAN – Regular practice as Shodan minimum 18 months
SANDAN – Regular practice as Nidan minimum 3 years
YONDAN – Regular practice as Sandan minimum 4 years
GODAN – Regular practice as Yondan minimum 5 years.
Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Dan grades are awarded at the discretion of Sensei Wicks following regular practice and when the respective minimum time in grade requirements of 6, 7, and 8 years are met.
Candidates must wear a clean white Gi, and bring sparring mitts, plus pen and paper for the written test.
REGISTRATION OF DAN GRADE- (Fee payable by successful applicants only)
SHODAN £120, NIDAN £130, SANDAN £140, YONDAN £170, GODAN £200, ROKUDAN £250, SHICHIDAN £300, HACHIDAN £300.
JUNIOR’S – SHODAN £70, JUNIOR’S – NIDAN £90
KIHON TSUKI & KERI (ALL GRADES)
(1) Kette Junzuki (2) Kette Gyakuzuki
(3) Kette Junzuki no Tsukomi (4) Kette Gyakuzuki no Tsukomi
(5) Nagashizuki (6) Jodan Mawashiger1
(7) Chudan Ushirogeri (8) Surikomi Jodan Sokuto
RENRAKU WAZA – (ALL GRADES)
Hidari Hamni Gamae
OKURIASHI-URAKEN-CHUDAN—JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-ASHI-BARAI-USHIROGERI, URAKEN- JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, MIGI-MAWASHIGERI- GEDAN, HIDARI-MAWASHIGERI-CHUDAN.
TOBIKOMIZUKI-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, NAGASHIZUKI-JODAN, MAWATE-URAKEN-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI – CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-MAWASHIGERI-CHUDAN, UCHIASHI-BARAI, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN.
ZENSHINSHITE NAGASHIZUKI-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-MAEGERI-CHUDAN,(MAEGERI UKE) GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, HIDARI-HIZAGERI, MIGI-FURIUCHI-EMPI.
Obviously change for right stance. Migi Hamni Gamae.
SANBON GUMITE– all grades up to 3rd Dan ( 4th and 5th Dan applicants will not do Sanbon Gumite)
Jodan Uke (2 & 3) Maegeri Uke (3 & 5)
Ohyo Gumite Kihon Gumite Tanto Dori Idori Tachi Dori
SHODAN 1 & 3 2 & 4 none none none
NIDAN 7 & 8 6 & 7 1 & 3 none none
SANDAN 4 & 8 5 & 10 4 & 8 3 none
YONDAN Any two Any two 5 & 6 5 1 & 5
GODAN (under 50yrs) Any two Any two Any two Any two Any two
GODAN (over 50 yrs) will be awarded at Sensei Wick’s discretion
KATA SHODAN – Naihanchi, Seishan
NIDAN – Seishan,Niseishi + Pinan chosen on day
SANDAN – Seishan, Bassai + Pinan chosen on day
YONDAN – Jion + one advanced kata + Pinan chosen on the day .
GODAN – Any two – plus Pinan chosen on day. JIYU KUMITE (all grades)