Ni (2nd) Dan Guidelines

(J)=Jodan (Face Level); (C)=Chudan (Stomach Level)


  1. Select any kata except Heian Shodan through Heian Godan and Tekki Shodan
  2. Demonstrate kata randomly selected by examiner from Bassai Dai, Kanku Dai, Jion and Empi.


Sparring Or Self-Defense (Choose One)

1. Sparring:

  1. Free Sparring
  2. Examinee takes offense and then switches to defense as indicated by examiner.

2. Self-Defense:

A. Examinee selects one of the following self-defense techniques including partner for demonstration:

  1. Defense against weapon (knife, stick or pole)
  2. Defense from chair or floor sitting position
  3. Defense against grabbing and holding attack

B. Employing the same self-defense technique as selected by the examinee for his demonstration, the examiner designates another partner unknown to the examinee.