Two classes per week for at least 10 months as an Blue Belt. Regular attendance at Kobudo class.
Three months prior to your grading date, you should know the moves for all kata to your level.
Pick 2 or 3 days that are not karate class days to practice, spend at least 15 minutes per session.
Repetition is important. Practice each kata 3 times in a row before moving on to the next one.
Be diligent - All of your kata repertoire will be tested.
Do not neglect the beginner kata or kobudo.
Consider attending optional classes or private kata reviews for extra support when preparing for a belt test.
Gekisai Ichi no Bo
Gekisai Ichi no Sai
Gekisai Ichi no Tonfa
Gekisai Ni no Bo
Gekisai Ni no Sai
Gekisai Ni no Tonfa
Saifa no Bo
Saifa no Sai
Saifa no Tonfa
Block and counter
Renzoku kumite (3 patterns)
Kakome kumite (3 patterns)
Point sparring (min 8 matches)