JKA Karate Test Requirements, Volume One presents the requirements
for the ranks of 9th through 4th kyu. This DVD guides you through the
requirements for each level, showing the techniques performed at full
speed and at the correct tempo for testing. Each test consists of three
parts: kihon (basics), kumite (sparring), and kata (Heian 1-5). Also
included is advice on how to develop the proper attitude for testing and
advice on how to take the actual test.
The menus allow you to jump directly to the test you wish to see.
Press the chapter button to skip ahead to the specific technique you want to
This DVD demonstrates the test requirements as used by the JKA International of the U.S. and the American Amateur Karate Federation. The exact requirements may vary from one organization to another but those shown here are typical of most Shotokan Karate Organizations.