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Kumite
Kumite
There are 5 types of Kumite used during Karate Gradings. These start with basic attacks and blocks. As students move up the grading system the Kumite becomes harder.

Sanbon Kumite                           - 3 step Fighting
Gohaon Kumite                           - 5 Step
Kihon Ippon Kumite                    - Basic 1 step sparring
Jiyu Ippon Kumite                      - Semi Freestyle 1 step attack
Jiyu Kumite                                 - Freestyle fighting
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