The Dark Blue Belt Syllabus

Atemi Waza

Use of baton against unarmed attackers using strikes, armlocks and strangles

Kansetzu Waza

Headlock counters

Leglocks and counters

  1. Kata Hiza Hishigi (Single knee crush)
  2. Ryo Ashi Hishigi (double leg crush)
  3. Hiza Hishigi (Knee crush (also variant with fist)
  4. Ryo Hiza Gaeshi (Double Knee Twist)
  5. Kata Hiza Gaeshi (Single Knee twist)

Nage Waza

  • Yoko Gake (Side drop)
  • O Tsuri Komi Goshi (major lifting pulling hip)
  • Ude Garuma ( Arm wheel, formerly “Charlie’s Angels”)
  • Tomoe Nage (Circle throw, aka stomach throw)
  • Okuri Ashi Harai (Accompanying foot sweep)
  • Uki Waza (Floating technique)
  • Yoko Wakara (side separation)
  • Shiho Nage (Four direction throw)
  • Tawara Gaeshi (dropping twist, formally rice bale throw)

Nage No Kata

    Nage No Kata as taught at the phase 1 Nage No Kata course

Gatame Waza

  • Ude Garami From Tate Shiho Gatame
  • Juji Gatame from Tate Shiho Gatame
  • Getting ton the guard
  • Countering the guard

4 leg locks from groundwork positions:

  • Ashi Gatame (leg bar)
  • Kata Ashi Hishigi (single leg crush (calf and Achilles)
  • Ashi Gaeshi (Foot/ankle twist)
  • Ashi Hiza Gaeshi (Foot to knee rotation (heel hook)

Defences

  • Defense against grab and punch
  • Defense against a baseball bat
  • Defense against a single controlled attack with a dull-edged knife excluding slashes
  • Defense against two attackers armed with chains
  • Defense against two attackers with any mixture of rubber knives, coshes, plastic bottles, plastic broken bottles.

Other

Knowledge of first aid