## More about Shitoryu Shukokai Karatedo

We are a democratic, not-for profit worldwide association run exclusively for the benefit of its members by the Directory Committee. Each committee member has equal status regardless of rank/grade.

## DIRECTORY COMMITTEE:

- President: Dr Thomas HAUSNER, 8th Dan (Austria)
- Vice-President: Mr. Chris MILEHAM, 8th Dan (England)
- Vice-President: Mr. Ian BARLOW, 8th Dan (Australia)
- General Secretary: Mr. Thomas GEIGER, 7th Dan (Germany)
- General Secretary: Mrs. Gayle BERRY–ZÖCHBAUER, 5th Dan (USA / Austria)
- Treasurer: Mr. Paul GRUBER, 6th Dan (Germany)

**SSWU SENIOR DAN GRADES:**

**Australia**

- Ian Barlow, Shihan, Kyoshi, Hanshi, 8
^{th}Dan - Nick Norie, 6
^{th}Dan

**Austria**

- Thomas Hausner, Shihan, Kyoshi, 8
^{th}Dan - Davul Ljuhar, 7
^{th}Dan - Andreas Jericha, Jun Shihan, Renshi, 6
^{th}Dan - Daniel Carich, Jun Shihan, 6
^{th}Dan - Anton Freudensprung, Jun Shihan, 6
^{th}Dan - Gayle Berry Zoechbauer, 5
^{th}Dan - Klaus Winkler, 5
^{th}Dan

**England**

- Christopher Mileham, Shihan, 8
^{th}Dan - Bob Kurzweil, 5
^{th}Dan - David Judah Daniel, 5
^{th}Dan

**Germany**

- Thomas,Geiger, Shihan, Kyoshi, 7
^{th}Dan - Paul Gruber, Jun Shihan, Renshi, 6
^{th}Dan - Daniel Maske, Jun Shihan, 6
^{th}Dan - Anneliese Englmeier 6
^{th}Dan - Yimaz Demir, Jun Shihan, 5
^{th}Dan - Galetzka Karl, 5
^{th}Dan - Michael Schedlbauer, 5
^{th}Dan

## SSWU DAN GRADING SYLLABUS

3 Kata to be performed from the following list.

2 chosen by the candidate and 1 chosen by the Grading Officer.

HEIAN KATA 1-5, SANCHIN, TENSHO, NAIHANCHI SHODAN, BASSAI DAI, SEIENCHIN, KOSOKUN DAI

BUNKAi: 2 bunkai for each of the candidates chosen kata. *No bunkai for kata chosen by Grading Officer

Kumite – 2 bouts or lppon Kumite (at the discretion of grading officer)

3 Kata to be performed from the following list.

2 chosen by the candidate and 1 chosen by the Grading Officer.

ANNANKO, SEISAN, SAIFA, BASSAI SHO, PAIKU

BUNKAI: 2 bunkai for each of the candidates chosen kata. *No bunkai for kata chosen by Grading Officer

Kumite – 2 bouts or lppon Kumite (at the discretion of grading officer)

3 Kata to be performed from the following list.

2 chosen by the candidate and 1 chosen by the Grading Officer.

SHISOCHIN, NISEISHI, NIPAIPO, KOSOKUN SHO, HEIKU

BUNKAI: 2 bunkai for each of the candidates chosen kata. *No bunkai for kata chosen by Grading Officer

Kumite – 2 bouts or lppon Kumite (at the discretion of grading officer)

Kata to be performed from the following list.

2 chosen by the candidate and 1 chosen by the Grading Officer.

MATSUMURA ROHAI, KURURUNFA, TOMARI BASSAI or OYADOMARI BASSAI, OHAN, CHATANYARA KUSANKU.

BUNKAI: 3 bunkai for each of the candidates chosen kata. *No bunkai for kata chosen by Grading Officer

Kumite – 2 bouts or lppon Kumite (at the discretion of grading officer)

3 Kata to be performed from the following list.

2 chosen by the candidate and 1 chosen by the Grading Officer.

SEIPAI, UNSHU, GOJUSHIHO. PAPUREN (long), SUPARIMPEI

BUNKAI: 3 bunkai for each of the candidates chosen kata. *No bunkai for kata chosen by Grading Officer

Kumite – 2 bouts or lppon Kumite (at the discretion of grading officer)

2 Kata to be performed, chosen by the candidate, from the SSWU Senior kata list.

BUNKAI: 4 bunkai for each of the candidates chosen kata.

THESIS: Candidate will be required to write a thesis – subject advised by SSWU.

The character and attitude of the candidate becomes more important at this level and is also taken into consideration before being accepted to grade.

* No Kumite.

## SSWU SENIOR KATA LIST

- Matsukaze (Wankan)
- Matsumura Bassai
- Matsumura Rohai
- Naihanchi Nidan
- Naihanchi Sandan
- Niseishi
*Sequence* - Oyadomari Bassai
- Rohai Shodan
- Rohai Nidan
- Rohai Sandan
- Sochin
- Tomari Bassai
- Unshu
- Wanshu

### Shito-Ryu Kata

(Mabuni)

- Aoyagi / Seiryu
- Shinpa

### White Crane Kata

(Gokenki)

- Hakutsuru / Hakkaku / Hakucyo
- Nipaipo
- Paporen / Pappuren (Short Version)
- Paporen / Pappuren (Long Version)

### Ryuei Ryu Kata

- Anan
- Anan Dai
- Heiku
- Ohan
- Ohan Dai
- Paiku
- Pachu