Karate Budokan International (Wales)

Grading Katas

8th Kyu         (Green belt)        Taikyoku Shodan  (under 12 years)

                                        and     Taikyoku Sandan (adults)

7th  Kyu        (Orange belt) Heian Shodan

6th Kyu         (Blue belt)           Heian Nidan

5th Kyu         (Purple belt)       Heian Sandan

4th Kyu         (Brown belt)       Heian Yondan

3rd Kyu                                     Heian Godan

2nd Kyu                                      Jion

1st Kyu                                      Tekki Shodan

 1st Dan        (Black belt)            

Shodan Ho                                Bassai Dai

Shodan (confirmation)           Kanku Dai

2nd Dan

Nidan Ho                                   Bassai Sho

 Nidan (confirmation)              Tekki Nidan           

3rd  Dan

Sandan Ho                                  Kanku Sho and Weapon

Sandan (confirmation)              Tekki Sandan and Weapon          

4h Dan        

Yondan                                      Enpi and Weapon

5th Dan       

Godan                                        Gankaku or an advance kata

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