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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Red Belt Training Guide

Red Belt: Ikkyu

Observation
Basics: Ground grappling techniques


Sparring: 2-step Set A alternate

Defense Training: Rear headlock escape, full nelson escape, Tiger #4, Kempo combination #27 (see combinations section)


Weapons: Shushi No Kon Sho, segment 1 (see weapons section), 3rd weapon basics

Form: Kata Kodona, segment 1 & 2 (see forms section)


1st Degree
Basics: plum tree blocks (see blocking systems)


Sparring: 2-step Set B alternate

Defense Training:
Knife/gun rear disarm, Snake #4, Leopard #4, Kempo combination #28 & #29 (see combinations section)


Weapons: Shushi No Kon Sho, segment 2 (see weapons section), 3rd weapon basics

Forms: Kata Kodona, segment 3 & 4 (see forms section)

2nd Degree
Basics: Ground grappling techniques


Sparring: 2-step Set C alternate

Defense Training: Gun front disarm, Crane #4, Dragon #4, Kempo combination #30 (see combinations section)


Weapons: Shushi No Kon Sho, segment 3 (see weapons section)

Form: 2 Man Fist Set North (see forms section)

3rd Degree
Basics: Review all


Sparring: Review all

Defense Training: Review all

Weapons: 3rd weapon basics, [2nd weapon] Form 1, Shushi No Kon Sho (see weapons section)

Forms: Kata Kodona, Circle of the Tiger OR Statue of the Crane, 2 Man Fist Set North (see forms section)

Minimum time in rank: 8 months

Brown Belt Training Guide

Brown Belt: Nikyu

Observation
Basics: 10-point blocks (see blocking systems), impact minimizing


Sparring: 3-step Set A

Defense Training: Rear bear hug escape, Tiger #3, Kempo combination #16, #17 & #13 (see combinations section)

Weapons: [2nd weapon] Form 1, segment 1 (see weapons section)

Form: Circle of the Tiger OR Statue of the Crane (see forms section)

1st Degree
Basics: standing grappling techniques


Sparring: impact minimizing drills, advanced padwork

Defense Training: Knife front disarm, Snake #3, Leopard #3, Kempo combination #21 & #22 (see combinations section)

Weapons: [2nd weapon] Form 1, segment 2 (see weapons section)

Form: Circle of the Tiger OR Statue of the Crane (see forms section)


2nd Degree
Basics: Dragon blocks (see blocking systems), standing grappling techniques


Sparring: 3-step Set B

Defense Training: Back choke escape, poking club disarm, Crane #3, Dragon #3, Kempo combination #23 & #25 (see combinations section)

Weapons: [2nd weapon] Form 1, segment 3 (see weapons section)

Forms: Cirlcle of the Tiger OR Statue of the Crane (see forms section


3rd Degree
Basics: Review all


Sparring: Review all

Defense Training: Review all

Weapons: [2nd weapon] Form 1 (see weapons section)

Forms: Circle of the Tiger OR Statue of the Crane (see forms section)

Minimum time in rank: 7 months

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Purple Belt Training Guide

Purple Belt: Sankyu

Observation
Blocks: star blocks (see blocking systems)


Sparring: 1-step Set B alternate

Defense Training: Crane #2, Kempo combination #12 & #26 (see combinations section)

Weapons: 2nd weapon basics

Form: Circle of the Tiger OR Statue of the Crane (see forms section)

1st Degree
Basics: speed, accuracy


Sparring: Speed & accuracy padwork, counter techniques

Defense Training: Control & subdue techniques, double wrist grab escape, Kempo combination #14, #19 (see combinations section)

Weapons: 2nd weapon basics

Forms: Circle of the Tiger OR Statue of the Crane (see forms section)

2nd Degree
Basics: Iron Fortress blocks (see blocking systems)


Sparring: Speed & accuracy padwork, counter techniques, take-downs

Defense Training: Take-down techniques, swinging club disarm, Dragon #2, Kempo combination #1 & #20 (see combinations section)

Weapons: 2nd weapon basics

Forms: Circle of the Tiger OR Statue of the Crane (see forms section)

3rd Degree
Basics: Review all


Sparring: Review all

Defense Training: Review all

Weapons: Bo Form 1 (see weapons section), 2nd weapon basics

Forms:
Minimum time in rank: 6 months