Belt Stripes Required for Testing April 2021

Tiger Cubs Stripes

  • LIFE LESSON:
    • Courage: “I am strong. I am brave. I have courage!”
  • STANCES & LISTENING POSITIONS: 
    • Stances: Chung-Be & Front
    • Listening Positions: #3 & #4
  • STRIKE & BLOCK: 
    • Knife Hand Strike
    • Low Block
  • KICK: 
    • Outside Crescent Kick
  • SAFETY SKILLS: 
    • Backwards Fall and Stand in Base
    • “Stop! Don’t Touch Me Stranger!” and Wrist Release 
    • Bonus: Know Emergency Number – 911

R15E STORY

CHOOSE, COMMIT, GROW, FOCUS, BELIEVE, PRACTICE, ACHIEVE, CHALLENGE, COMPETE, EVALUATE, DISTINGUISH, OBSERVE, RECOGNIZE, RESPOND, INFLUENCE, COLLABORATE, INSPIRE, DEMONSTRATE, TRANSFORM

  • White / Yellow Belts: Learn first 10 words
  • Green – Black Belts: Learn all 19 words

White & Yellow Belt Stripes

  • R15E STORY: First 10 words of R15E Story
  • STANCES & LISTENING POSITIONS:
    • Stances: Chung-Be, Front, Back
    • Listening Positions: #3 and #4
  • STRIKES: Punch & Knife Hand Strike
  • KICKS: Round & Outside Crescent Kick
  • BLOCKS: Low & Outside
  • FORM
  • PLAYER 2 SPARRING
    • Kicks and Punches on the Bag for Points

Green Belt Stripes

  • R15E STORY: All 19 Words of R15E Story
  • FORM
  • SPARRING: Demonstrate Rules of Sparring
  • PAD DRILLS:
    • #1 Double Round Kick
    • #1 Side Kick

Blue Belt Stripes

  • R15E STORY: All 19 Words of R15E Story 
  • FORM
  • SPARRING: Demonstrate Rules of Sparring
  • PAD DRILLS: 
    • #1 Double Round Kick
    • #1 Side Kick
  • BOARD BREAKING:
    • #2 Front Kick
    • Palm Heel (on ground)
    • Elbow (on ground)
    • One attempt at each. Break minimum of one to pass.

Brown – Red Belt Stripes

  • R15E STORY: All 19 Words of R15E Story
  • FORM
  • SPARRING: Demonstrate Rules of Sparring
  • PAD DRILLS: 
    • #1 Double Round Kick / Side Kick
    • #1 Hook Kick / Spin Side Kick
  • BOARD BREAKING:
    • #3 Side Kick
    • Palm Heel (on ground)
    • #2 Front Kick
    • Elbow (on ground)
    • One attempt at each. Break minimum of 2 to pass.

Black Belt Stripes

NON-TESTING CYCLE

Black Belts have the opportunity to Rank-Up at the National Tournament on March 13th! You must win two medals (one gold) in Form and Sparring (board breaking doesn’t count)

  • TOURNAMENT BOARD BREAKING:
    • Spin Side Kick
    • Palm Heel (on bag)
    • #3 Jump Front Kick
    • Elbow (on bag)

Board Color Chart

AGE

BOARD COLOR

5-7

White

8-9

Yellow

10-11

Orange

12-13 Males

12-14 & 46+ Females

Green

14-15 & 46+ Males 
(up to 2DL4 Black Belt)

15-45 Females

Blue

16-45 Males
(up to 2DL4 Black Belt)

46+ Males (3rd Degree Black Belt & Above

Brown

16-45 Males (3rd Degree Black Belt & Above

Black