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Friday, November 16, 2012

Orange Belt Training Guide

Orange Belt: Rokkyu

Observation
Basics: 8-point palm (see blocking systems), coordination

Sparring: Counter strikes, basic padwork

Defense Training: Bully defense strategies, alternatives to fighting, Kempo combination #3 (see combinations section)

Weapons: Bo staff basics

Form: Kata Shoshinsha, segment 3 (see forms section)

1st Degree
Basics: 8-point palm with extensions 9-20 (see blocking systems)

Sparring: 2-step Set A

Defense Training: Bully defense strategies, back choke escape, Tiger #2

Weapons: Bo staff basics

Form: Kata Shoshinsha, segment 3 (see forms section)

2nd Degree
Basics: 8-point palm with extensions 9-20 (see blocking systems)

Sparring: Basic padwork, basic footwork & maneuvers, counter strikes

Defense Training: Bully defense strategies, Kempo combination #18 (see combinations section)

Weapons: Bo staff basics

Form: Kata Shoshinsha, segment 3 (see forms section)


3rd Degree
Basics: Review all

Sparring: Review all

Defense Training: Review all

Weapons: Bo staff basics

Form: Kata Shoshinsha (see forms section)

Minimum time in rank: 4 months