KidsPurple to Blue Belt

1s = 1 Blue Stripe

2s = 2 Blue Stripes

BB = Blue Belt

Children should retain techniques from previous belts and also learn these techniques.


Dropping Techniques

  • BB Forward roll – opposite side

Stances

  • 2s Cat Stance
  • 2s Side Stance
  • PB Back Stance
  • PB Diagonal Stance

Hand Techniques

  • 1s  Double vertical backfist
  • BB Vertical spear hand thrust
  • BB Horizontal spear hand thrust

Blocking Techniques

  • 1s Reinforced middle block
  • 1s Lower X-block (from sides) (closed hands)
  • 1s Upper X-block  (closed hands)
  • 2s Lower X-block (open hands)
  • 2s Upper X-block (open hands)
  • 2s Elbow block
  • BB Lower X-block (from ear) (closed hands)

Blocks and Punches

  • 1s Up to knifehand block
  • 2s Up to elbow block
  • BB Up to elbow block

Leg Techniques

  • 1s Jump front kick
  • 1s Side stamping kick
  • 2s Side thrust kick
  • 2s Back thrust kick
  • 2s Flying front kick
  • BB All stamping kicks
  • BB Jump roundhouse kick:
    • Forward stance - front and back leg
    • Side stance - front and back leg
  • BB Jump side kick

Leg Techniques

  • 1s Upward Knee Kick
  • 1s Front Snap Kick
  • 2s Roundhouse Knee Kick
  • YB Roundhouse Kick

Escape Techniques

  • 1s  Stamping kick:
    • One hand grabs one wrist - same side
    • One hand grabs one wrist - opposite side
  •  2s  Stamping kick:
    • Two hands grab one wrist
    • Both hands grab both wrists – front
  • BB  Stamping kick:
    •  Both hands grab both wrists – behind
    • Punch
    • Choke

Footwork

  • 1s Moving in side stance:
    • Crossover, foot steps in front
    • Crossover, foot steps behind
    • Shuffle
    • Slide
    • Hop
  • 2s Check box pattern
  • BB 6 movements, 4 directions (advancing only)

Kata and Applications

  • 1s Pinan 1
  • 2s Kata 1, 3 and 4 in side, diagonal and back stances
  • BB Pinan 2

Stamina and Strength

  • Single punches: 50
  • Three punches, three levels: 35
  • Lunges: 25 punches
  • Lunges: 25 inner chops
  • Lunges: 100 outer chops (with low chop blocks)
  • Pushups: 20 palm, 12 palm

Verbal Defense and Safety

Sparring and Self Defense

  • 1s Three step prearranged sparring
  • 1s O Sensei guard
  • 1s Modern guard
  • 2s One step prearranged sparring
  • BB Prearranged sparring
  • BB Three vertical zones
  • BB Four horizontal zones
  • BB Sparring drills

Philosophy

  • 1s 5 P’s of Achievers
  • 1s 5 D’s of a Winner
  • 2s 5 Think Rights
  • 2s 5 Res’s for Interrelating
  • BB 5 F’s for Learning and Teaching
  • BB 5 Re’s of Meditation