Resources for beginner belts at Wollondilly Karate (mainly for our Kyokushin program but some resources will benefit our Ninja program too). We will be continually adding information, videos and help to this page (so keep checking). For yellow Kyokushin belts and above, please see our ‘Intermediate Level Information’ page (ask us for the password).

How to Tie Your Karate Belt

Ukes (blocks)

Dachis (stances)

Body Levels

Hikite

Hikite means ‘withdrawing hand’ and it is basically your hand that you are not striking or blocking with.

Sosai Mas Oyama – founder of Kyokushin Karate

Weapons

Katas

Below is a list of all the katas needed for each belt (for higher than yellow belt katas, please refer to the ‘Intermediate Level Information’ page on this website (see Sensei for password). Click here to view and download videos for all these katas below.

Kata is a sequence of techniques and stances performed in various directions and speeds. There are over 20 katas in Kyokushin Karate, plus performing certain katas in ura (spinning around).

ORANGE BELT KATAS
Taikyoku Sono Ichi
Taikyoku Sono Ni

SENIOR ORANGE BELT KATAS
Taikyoku Sono San

BLUE BELT KATAS
Sokugi Taikyoku Sono Ichi
Sokugi Taikyoku Sono Ni
Sokugi Taikyoku Sono San

SENIOR BLUE BELT KATAS
Pinan Sono Ichi
Sanchin No Kata

YELLOW BELT KATAS
Pinan Sono Ni
Pinan Sono San