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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.

Gray Belt

A student must achieve a minimum of 2 tips to advance to Gray Belt. Complete 14 sparring classes (before 2nd tip)

Testing for the rank of Blue, Green and Gray:

  • Complete 14 sparring classes (before 2nd tip)

  • Basic blocks, kicks and strikes

  • Perform what you did to earn your final 2 tips (kata & Self-Defense)

  • Focused kicks and strikes into the targets

  • Creative line drill

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