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Youth White Belt Currriculum
(6-12 years)

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

Ju-Jitsu

Although these are not part of their formal curriculum, white belts may be taught back arch, cartwheel and handstand.

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 and backward – 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

  • General principles of awareness and self-defense are discussed.

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 consistent with the guidelines for grading as in Appendix 5.


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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