Brown Belt, 2nd Degree - Nikyu

You are almost there. At 2nd degree level you will finish up all non-weapon forms required for black belt. Halfway through this rank you will be asked to move up to the black belt class for constant review. This will happen once all material for Brown 2nd has been acquired. You are now at the top of your class and should take seriously your position as a role model for those students in line behind you.

Requirements for Next Rank

All previous rank requirements.

Written Kempo Punch Techniques

You must present, in writing, all the Kempo punch techniques that you have learned before you can test. When they are returned with corrections, those corrections must be made and the written descriptions must be resubmitted.


  • Spike finger

  • Snake strike

  • Snake's tooth


  • Mule kick (back rising heel)

Self-Defense Techniques

  • Baseball bat

  • Seven open-handed knife parries


  • Twenty-one

  • Twenty-four


  • 4 Kata

  • 5 Kata


  • Shoulder

  • Hip

  • Cowboy

  • Spiral


  • A total of at least 10 animal techniques