- White Belt Test Requirements
White Belt Written Test
TIME IN GRADE:___________( HOURS TOTAL TRAINING TIME)
1. Briefly define Ju-Jitsu.
2. Define the word Kuzushi.
3. State 3 occasions in which it is appropriate to bow.
4. Which is the greatest weapon of all? State reasons for your answer?
ALL CANDIDATES MUST DEMONSTRATE PROFICIENCY AT THELEVEL OF 70 % TO PASS ON BOTH THE MAT TEST AND WRITTEN TEST.
White Belt Mat test
The following techniques are required prior to receiving advancement to white belt:
- Standing bow (rei)
- Kneeling bow (seiza rei)
- Attention stance (kotokai)
Strikes (karate and iuiitsu based):
- step slide backfist
- fighting stance twist and lock punch (right and left)
- step slide punch (right and left)
- chambered rotation punch (upper, middle and lower)
- reverse punch (right and left)
- Spinning back fist
- elbow strikes: upward, downward, side strike, back strike elbow
- Shuto (knife hand strike, upper, middle and lower)
- ridge hand (forward and reverse techniques)
- upper closed fist block
- mid sectional closed fist block (inside and outside)
- lower sectional closed fist block
- upper open handed block
- mid sectional open handed block (inside and outside)
- lower sectional open handed block
- Ready position (Kotokai)
- Ju-Jitsu fighting stance
- front fighting stance L stance(Karate)/T stance (Aikido)
- Dragon stance (deep front stance) zen kutsi dachi
- back stance (kokutsi dachi)
- Horse stance (kiba dachi)
Break falls ( ukemi -waza):
- Front break fall (mae ukemi waza)
- Side break fall (yoko ukemi waza)
- back break fall (ushiro ukemi Waza)
- front kick- (mae geri)
- side kick- defensive and offensive (yoko geri)
- back kick- (ushiro geri)
- Back roundhouse kick- (mawashi geri)
Self defense techniques (Juiitsu/Aikido based)
- defense from a lapel grab (nikajo technique)
- defense from a wrist grab (nikajo technique)
- defense from a hair grab,front and rear (sankyo technique)
Proficiency in judo techniques is essential to be a well rounded martial artist. Judo techniques are
divided into three major areas:
1. standing techniques (tachi-waza )
2. fall techniques/throws ( sutemi-waza )
3. ground techniques / grappling techniques(Katame-waza) also commonly known as newaza
Throws ( NageWaza = tachi waza -standing techniques/sutemi waza-sacrifice throws)
1. back carry throw (ippon-seoi-nage )
2. two handed back carry throw -(morote-seoi-nage) 2 variations
3. small inside clip leg technique (kouchi-gari )
4. big inside clip leg technique (ouchi-gari)
5. big outside clip technique (osoto-gari)
6. Neck Wheel (koshi-guruma)
Ground techniques (hold downs and submission holds) (newaza )
1. scarf hold down (kesa-gatame )
2. shoulder/smother hold down ( kata-gatame )
Always remember. Slow is smooth and smooth is fast, so slow is fast.
When you think you have arrived, it is a sign that your journey is only beginning.
Humility through humiliation is a very painful lesson. Humbleness of character prevents this.