Grading 9th - 1st Kyu
Sheffield Shotokan grading consists of 3 elements which are called Kata, Kumite, Kihon.
Each student has to meet different criteria to enable them to pass to the next level of grading.
Kata consists of kicks, punches, sweeps, strikes, blocks, and throws.
Kumite however commonly known as sparring where two opponents practice their techniques against each other.
Kihon consists of successive restatements of the basic techniques.
For the grading syllabus, click here