The Yellow Belt Syllabus

The Yellow Belt Syllabus

Students must have a good style and control and basic knowledge of terminology.

Ukemi Waza (Falling Techniques)

Students must exhibit good posture and timing.

Kneeling

  • Forward
  • Backward
  • Sideway

Standing

  • Forward
  • Backward
  • Sideway

Atemi Waza (Striking Techniques)

Dangerous Parts kata

On the head

On the front of the body

On the back of the body

Kicks

  • Mae geri (Front kick)
  • Mae washi geri (Front round kick)
  • Yoko geri (Sidekick)

Kansetzu Waza (Joint Locking Techniques)

Wristlocks without put down

1 to 3 with basic put-down and finish. No throw with kote gaeshi (tori must take care of uke)

wrist lock 1 – Kote gaeshi (Wrist twist / turn over)

wrist lock 2 – Ura kote (Reverse wrist)

wrist lock 3 – Kote gatame (Wrist Lock)

All wristlocks

Arm Locks

1 (Outside) Kujiki gatame (Arm break)

1 (Inside) Kannuki gatame (Bolt lock)

2 Karada gatame (Body lock)

2 (Tall) Katsugi gatame (Shoulder-carry lock)

3 Jodan ude garami (Upper body arm entanglement)

Nage Waza (Throw Techniques)

Kosoto gari (Minor Outer Reap)

Osoto gari (Major Outer Reap)

Kosoto gake (Minor Outer Prop/hook) – Test from body grab

Koshi guruma (Hip wheel)

Osaekomi Waza (Pinning Techniques)

  • Kesa gatame (Scarf hold)
  • Mune gatame (Chest hold)

Defenses

  • Introduction top defense in a ā€œVā€
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