These notes show the minimum number of techniques required to advance to the next grade. Further variations and techniques are allowed where discussed with your instructors beforehand. At this grade, basic ground fighting techniques are introduced and basic knife or stick self defence.
Tan-jon breathing & pattern
Students will be taught the Blue-belt pattern, and must also practice the previous two patterns. At this grade, Basic 1 is introduced
Self Defence Techniques
A series of techniques using joint manipulation or locks to subdue your opponent.
- Full Nelson from double strike to ears
- Bear hug from front, Shoulder Throw
- Bear hug from front, Sweep
- Wrist locks - 4 variations, pushing and pulling both sides
- Fireman's Throw
- Finger Throw
Short Stick (Dan Bong) Techniques
- Show control & technique using short stick in a 2 minute, free-flow demonstration
- Show 18-step WKF Dan Bong drill
Rolling break fall over four to five people crouched together on the ground
Students are expected to demonstrate three rounds of standing kick-punch sparring with light contact. Students cannot strike once in a clinch, but can utilise the basic takedown techniques, and can also spend up to twenty seconds at a time using ground-fighting techniques.
Students demonstrate their basic striking techniques against pads (front kicks, round kicks, punches, spinning hook kicks). The aim of this exercise is to display power, not speed – so the examiner will look for focus and technique.