White to Yellow Belt Progression
Requirements for the Progression of White (10kyu) to Yellow (8th Kyu)
White with Yellow stripe
– Successful demonstration of either (Ahone) Power Kata OR (Shodan) Guard Kata in front of the class
Half White/Half Yellow
– Successful demonstration of both (Ahone) Power Kata AND (Shodan) Guard Kata in front of the class
Yellow with white stripe
– Successful demonstration of (Taikyoku Shodan)
– Treasure Map in front of the class
– Successful demonstration of Pinan Nidan grading Kata in front of the class. Once a student progresses through all of the levels described above, they will receive a letter for a formal grading done on a special date and time (usually Saturday afternoons)
*Grading and promotion fees apply.
Note: The opportunity to challenge oneself for the next level is offered on the last Saturday of every month ONLY. The purpose is to nurture and develop the students’ confidence needed to successfully complete the formal grading to solid yellow belt.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion.These three are your greatest treasures.
– Lao Tzu –
– Sensei D. Strohbach
– Sentenashi Arts (School/Academy) Founder/Hanshi/Chief Instructor
– Vice President Canada JKF (Japan Karatedo Federation) Wado-Kai
– Accredited JKF (Japan Karatedo Federation) Wado-Kai Branch
– Licensed JKF (Japan Karatedo Federation) Wado-Kai Instructor
– Licensed JKF (Japan Karatedo Federation) Wado-Kai Examiner
– Instructor for the Calgary Board of Education
Sentenashi Karate School is an approved Certified Educational Institution by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) 7009/12091.