Congratulations on achieving your Orange Belt (7th Kyu) and welcome to the section of our website dedicated to your ongoing karate knowledge, development and inspiration.
Grading to orange belt means you are now well on your way in your karate journey. By now you would have developed a good grounding in your basic strikes, kicks, blocks and stances. You will now be introduced to a number of new strikes and blocks, many of which are performed open handed. You will also be introduced to a number of new stances.
Outside Knife Hand Strike – (Shuto Uchi)
Inside Knife Hand Strike – (Gyaku Shuto Uchi)
Ridge hand strike – (Haito)
Double Blocks – (Chu-ge Uke)
Open Hand Hook Block – (Kake Uke)
Open Hand Round Block – (Mawashi Uke)
Knife Hand Block – (Shuto Uke)
Pigeon Toe Stance – (Sanchin Datchi)
Cat Stance – (Neko-Ashi Datchi)
Back Leaning Stance – (Kokutsu-datchi)
All Ages – Saifa