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Progress Information

This is a brief outline of the requirements to achieve this promotion. A more detailed curriculum is available at our school.

Purple Belt

A student must achieve a minimum of 2 tips to advance to Purple Belt.

Testing for the rank of Yellow, Orange & Purple:

  • Basic blocks, kicks and strikes
  • Perform what you did to earn your final 2 tips (kata and Self-Defense)
  • Focused kicks and strikes into the targets
  • Creative line drill

If you haven't already started, purple belt is where you must start sparring classes.

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