Shodan - Black Belt
Message To All Black Belts
Shodan - The awarding of dan status confers honour and responsibility upon the recipient. Dan holder are distinguished by the black belt worn around their waist.
belt is a symbol of strength, compassion and true dedication. The true
karateka look upon the "Shodan" as the beginning and not the
end of a journey. Only now will you really start to understand and learn
the art of karate.
know the Japanese terminology for a wide range of techniques and should
be competent in both kata and kumite. In proportion to your body weight,
you have to show power and impact (shock), on a punch bag with a wide
variety of techniques.
Degree Junior Black belts - Annanko