1st Degree Black Belt Tip # 1 Requirements
8 Gi Chokes
5 Defenses to prevent takedowns
1st Degree Black Belt Tip # 2 Requirements ( Knife, Club & Gun Defense )
3 Knife & Club Techniques from (overhead, side, slashing, straight )
4 Knife Hold Up Defense - Wrist, Front Throat, Kidney, Back Neck
4 Gun Defense - Front Back Side High and Low
* must be able to do right and left sides on an opponent and in the air with out an opponent
1st Degree Black Belt Tip # 3 Requirements
(30 Punch Combos, 30 Kempos & 10 kick defense )
Punch Combos 1 - 30
30 Kempos with Takedowns ( faster with accurate striking)
(at least 5 of which are against hook, 5 of which are against double punch, 5 of which are against uppercut, 5 of which are against overhead)
10 Defense against kicking techniques
* must be able to do right and left sides on an opponent and in the air with out an
1st Degree Black Belt Tip # 4 Requirements( Open Hand & Weapons Forms )
The way of the Samurai - sword form
Mastery of a weapon - Must know 2 forms with that weapon, stretching and conditioning exercises, one step sparring with the weapon and history and knowledge of weapon.
Mastery of a form of your choice - Must have expert knowledge of every stance and technique in the form. Must be able to apply bunkai of form.
1st Degree Black Belt tip # 5 Requirements(Proper Attendance and Behavior)
Proper Attendance - 150 Regular classes, 50 Sparring classes, 50 Grappling Classes, 5 School Events, 4 Ninja Missions, 2 Tournaments, 2 Seminars, Martial arts dvd or book report - and movements learned.
Behavior - For students under 18 a permission form by be signed by parents and teachers stating that the student is behaving in a respectful manner and doing well academically.
* all previous belt requirements must be known at a higher skill level
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