Testing for belt rank in Kyokushin karate is a rigorous process. Designed to strip away self-doubt and maximize self-awareness, Kyokushin grading pushes the body to its physical and mental limits. What is left is a clarity of mind and purpose, a strong sense of self, and a dedication to community.
Physical endurance, basic techniques
Traditional forms at basic and advanced levels
Traditional weapons including nunchaku, bo, escrima, tonfa, and sai
Techniques against single and multiple attackers
Fighting against consecutive attackers