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YOUR 1ST BELT CURRICULUM

STRIPE SYSTEM

RED STRIPE

FORMS

The forms were used in ancient times to prepare warriors for battle. The challenge of flow, power and timing in perfect harmony are today's battleground. The forms increase in complexity as the student's progress.

WHITE STRIPE

BLOCKING & HAND COMBATIVES

 A mixture of traditional and modern punching techniques, students will learn boxing/kickboxing combinations and traditional American Tang 

Soo Do blocking and striking techniques.

GREEN STRIPE

KICKING

Students will learn the kicking and jump kicking techniques unique to American Tang Soo Do.

ORANGE STRIPES

ONE STEPS & TAKEDOWNS

 Students will learn traditional one-step punching drills, throws and takedowns. 

BLUE STRIPE

SELF-DEFENSE

 Students will learn how to escape and defend against everything from wrist grabs to ground attacks.

YELLOW STRIPE

BOARD-BREAKING

This is a test of the candidate’s concentration, focus, and POWER. Students break plastic boards and 1” thick pine boards.

BLACK STRIPE

ADMINISTRATIVE

Each belt has attendance requirements for curriculum, sparring, and grappling classes. All students must also register for testing.

STAR PATCHES

EFFORT

INTENSITY

KICKING

TECHNIQUE

UNITY

They start on the bottom right pant leg and go up from there.

HOW TO TIE YOUR BELT

WHERE YOUR PATCHES GO

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CONNECT WITH US

Tel: 818-570-0348  (call and text)

818-975-3675 (text only)

Email: info@cuttingedgekarate.com

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