Class Requirements

Attendance

Student must attend a minimum of 44 classes AND 22 weeks to be eligible for green belt testing

Student Qualities

Student must show an excellent attitude and always demonstrate a willingness to learn. In addition, student is required to strive to uphold the standards of honesty, modesty, courtesy, integrity, respect, perseverance, courage, and indomitable spirit.

Student Creed

All junior students must know student creed

I will develop myself in a positive manner and avoid anything
that can reduce my mental growth or physical health.
I will develop self discipline in order to bring out the best in myself and others.
I will use what I learn in class constructively and defensively
to help myself and my fellow human beings and never be abusive or offensive.
I am on a quest to be my best

Past Requirements

Students must be able to demonstrate all kicking and hand techniques, stances, combinations, self defense concepts and principles, and answer all questions from all previous belt requirements.


Combat Techniques

Kicks

  • Spinning hook
  • Spinning reverse crescent

Hand Strikes

  • Spinning elbow

Blocks

  • Circular club block
  • Double fore-arm block

Ju Jitsu

  • Arm drag
  • Reverse wrist lock

Shoulder Rolls

  • Front roll over three shields

Falls

  • Left side fall
  • Right side fall

Combinations

Shuffle back with front hand inside block and spinning elbow
Step up front leg round house kick and spinning hook kick
Back leg crescent kick into spinning reverse crescent kick

Bag Work

Demonstrate continuous combinations for 4 x two minute rounds on the stand-alone heavy bag
with a 30 second break between rounds.
20 push ups during break.

Questions

What part of the foot is used in a spinning reverse crescent kick?
Why is it important to learn some Ju-Jitsu techniques?
Name a body part in each target zone? Is it a target area?
What does the word courage mean?


Self Defense Concepts & Principles

Back Foot Step In

Student must be able to properly demonstrate how to do a back foot step into the opponent’s attack and execute:
counter with hands
“in close” counter
counter against club(3/4 overhead) attack

Questions

Why should you step into the opponent’s attack?
Against what type of attack would you execute this principle?
What does it mean to “zone to zero pressure”?

Base

Student must be able to properly demonstrate the how to establish a base and execute a counter to the following attacks
Headlock
Bear hug
Student must be able to execute two escapes and counters to each side for these attacks.

Questions

Why is it important to establish your base immediately?


Form #5 Purple Belt Form

Bow
Rising sun

Left foot step forward
Left hand ridge hand (slow)
Right hand reverse punch (slow
Left hand Knife hand (slow)
Right hand shuto (slow)

Repeat hand techniques (fast)

Right leg reverse crescent kick, land forward
Left foot roundhouse, land forward
Right leg spinning hook kick, land forward
Back knee(left), land forward and right elbow

Proper turn from practice stance with spinning elbow (lft); land in right foot back practice stance
Shuffle step forward and back fist
Step up side kick
Shuffle back and parry and spinning reverse crescent kick(right) and low roundhouse(left),
Land forward into right foot back practice stance

Look right and front kick (right)
Fake front into roundhouse kick(lft) and land forward
Into spinning hook kick(right), land forward
Palm heel (left) and elbow (right)

Proper turn from practice stance and outside block
Step up front leg front kick (left) and reverse punch(right)
Back leg roundhouse kick(right) and spinning reverse crescent kick (left), land forward
Shuffle back with inside block and spinning elbow(right)

Turn and hopping side kick (left)

Ready stance to front
Bow