Junior Blue Belt
Go through the checklist below - once you can tick off every item, you're ready to do your test and earn your first Red Tip! Your instructor keeps a copy with your name on it, and will initial each item once you've mastered it.
Can you remember your whole pattern, and do really good blocks and punches?
Can you do these breakfalls safely each time?
- I can do a Front Breakfall
- I can do a Back Breakfall
- I can do a Side Breakfall
- I can do a Rolling Breakfall
Do you know the self defence for each of these grabs?
- Both wrists grab break-away
- Both shoulders grabbed break-away (twisting)
- Both shoulders grabbed break-away (duck under)
- Side shoulder pull (leg lift)
- Side shoulder pull (scissor)
- Bearhug, arms free, takedown
- Side choke on ground (hook kneck with leg)
What have you learned about sparring?
- Evasive footwork
- Timing for counter-attacks & grabs
- Spinning hook kicks
Can you do all of the following?
- Pushup variations
- Situp variations (leg lifts)
- 10 squats
- Plank for 30 seconds
- I understand and apply self-control