Karate 6th Kyu: Orange belt

For the karate orange belt exam, the requirements are given below. When training for higher belts, a higher quality of the required movements is expected. Attention is then payed to stance, balance, speed, effectivity and kime (focus and power).

6th Kyu: Orange belt

Kihon (Punches and Kicks)
Junzuki (punch delivered with front hand)
Gyakuzuki (punch delivered with rear hand)
Mawatte Jodan Uke (turning around and high block)
Mawatte Gedan Barai (turning around and downward block)
Uraken (punch with the backside of the fist)
(+)Tobikomizuki (front hand punch and pull hand back)
Maegeri (front kick)
Mawashigeri (spin kick/roundhouse kick)
Sokutogeri/Yokogeri (zijwaartse trap)
(+)Sokuto Fumikomi (low side kick to the knee)
(+)Junzuki no Tsukomi (leaning forward with high front hand punch)
(+)Gyakuzuki no Tsukomi (Leaning forward with low rear punch)
(+)Nidan Geri (jumping front kick)
(+)Hiza Geri (knee strike)

Uke (blocking technique)
Jodan Uke (high block)
Uchi Uke (block by turning forearm inwards)
Soto Uke (block by turning forearm outwards)
Gedan Barai (lage blokkering)
(+)Shuto Uke (block with knifehand)

Renraku-waza (Kick & Punch Combination)
Kette Junzuki (front kick with punch with front hand)
Kette Gyakuzuki (front kick with punch with rear hand)
Surikomi Maegeri, Gyakuzuki (step with your rear foot over your front foot + Maegeri + Gyakuzuki)
Uchi Uke, Gyakuzuki
Soto Uke, Gyakuzuki
Jodan Uke, Gyakuzuki
Gedan Barai, Gyakuzuki
Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Sokutogeri
(+)Maegeri, Tobikomizuki
(+)Maegeri, Mawashigeri, Sokuto Fumikomi
(+)Surikomi Mawashigeri, Gyakuzuki (step with your rear foot over your front foot + Mawashigeri + Gyakuzuki)

Interactive forms of exercises
Sanbon exercise with chudan attack (2 variations)
Sanbon exercise with jodan attack (2 variations)
Interactive form of exercise where A attacks with an predetermined attack and B defends using different kinds of techniques

Kata (Series of fixed movements)
Pinan Nidan
(+)Pinan Shodan

Jiyu Kumite (Free sparring)
3 matches of 3 minutes where the focus lies on timing, movement, posture and technique

(+) = These exercises are added for this belt