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White Belt Currriculum

Etiquette

  • Full dojo etiquette, rules and traditions
  • Standing bow
  • Moving from Informal Stance to Meditation Stance
  • Moving from Meditation Stance to Informal Stance
  • Bow to front - from Meditation Stance
  • Bow to each other - from Meditation Stance
  • Bow between a Sen’sei and students - from Meditation Stance

Kicks

  1. Front kick - from Informal Stance and Half Front Stance
  2. Side kick - from Informal Stance, Half Front Stance and Horse Stance
  3. Back kick - from Informal Stance, Half Front Stance and Horse Stance
  4. White belts should be taught Flying Front Kick and Flying Side Kick, but these kicks are not part of their formal curriculum.

Basics

  1. Punch at head, chest and groin level - from Informal Stance and Horse Stance
  2. Lunge Punch moving forward and backward - in Half Front Stance
  3. Downward Sweeping Block moving forward, backward and turning- in Half Front Stance
  4. Outside Forearm Block moving forward and backward - in Half Front Stance
  5. Inside Forearm Block moving forward and backward - in Half Front Stance
  6. Upward Rising Block moving forward and backward - in Half Front Stance

Kata

  • Pinan Shodan

Self Defense

  • Application of self-defense techniques against single unarmed opponents

Requirement Time at This Rank

The amount of time a student must train before grading to yellow belt is left to their instructor’s discretion.


Youth Currriculum (6-12 years)   Adult Currriculum
White Belt   White Belt
Yellow Belt   Yellow Belt
Orange Belt   Orange Belt
Green Belt   Green Belt
Blue Belt   Blue Belt
Brown Belt   Brown Belt
First Degree Black Belt   First Degree Black Belt
    Second to Fifth Degree Black Belt
    Sixth to Eighth Degree Black Belt

 

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