Brown 3rd Degree – Forms

3 Kata

This is a particularly acrobatic form, in which you will execute a scissor kick from the ground. It is required for advancement to 2nd Degree Brown belt level.

  1. Assume front position and bow. Right foot steps out landing in horse stance with double cross knife hand blocks high, bring hands to elbow position with kiai.  N
  2. Right foot pulls back landing in left cat stance, right overhead block and left outside open hand block.  N
  3. Right foot steps forward landing in right half moon stance with right outside ridge hand block high, left outside ridge hand block middle, right spear poke strike high, left spear poke strike middle.  N
  4. Left front kick middle landing in left half moon stance.  N
  5. Right foot pulls into right cat stance facing S with right outside block (#1).  S
  6. Right foot steps out landing in right half moon stance with right back two-knuckle punch high.  S
  7. Right foot sweeps to the left turning completely around landing in crouch position hands slapping the ground.  S
  8. Jump up with scissor kick landing in left half moon stance with left downward block, right hand in ready position.  S
  9. Right foot steps forward, left foot pulls into cat stance facing E with left downward block, right hand in elbow position.  E
  10. Right foot meets left in front position with double inside tiger claw blocks.  E
  11. Look left, right foot steps to side landing in left cat stance facing N with left tiger claw strike high and pull right tiger claw block back high.  N
  12. Right foot meets left in front position hands in immortal man position.  N
  13. Look left, right foot steps to side left foot pulls into left cat stance facing W with left immortal man strike high and pull right immortal man block back high.  W
  14. Left foot steps out into a left halfmoon stance with left open hand outward block.   Right front ball kick middle/high W, right back kick middle/high E, right side kick middle/high N, landing in horse stance.  W
  15. Left foot crosses behind right landing in left twist stance with right upward block and left outward block.  W
  16. Left side kick middle S, landing left leg crossed behind right, right foot steps out landing in horse stance with right upwards block and left outside block.  W
  17. Twist left facing S with left outside block and right leopards paw strike middle.  S
  18. Right leg forward, left leg hops up so right foot can land where the left foot was.  Left foot moves into a horse stance facing W, Left side elbow strike middle.  W
  19. Right palm heel strike low, left sweeping crane’s wing strike low, right shuto strike low.  W
  20. Right foot half moons back into a left leaning stance facing W with right downward block.  Twist your feet into a right leaning stance facing N.  left front two-knuckle punch.  N
  21. Right foot half moon backward landing in horse stance with double cross knife open hand blocks high, bring hands to elbow position with kiai.  N
  22. Right foot meets left in front position and bow.  N