Basic Skills

YELLOW BELT

STANCES

  • Attention
  • Horse (Training)
  • Neutral Bow
  • Forward Bow
  • Reverse Bow
  • One Leg (Crane)

BLOCKS

  • Thrusting Inward
  • Vertical Outward
  • Upward
  • Outside Downward
  • Hammering Inward
  • Extended Outward

PARRIES

  • Inward
  • Outward

PUNCHES

  • Thrusting Straight
  • Snapping Straight
  • Thrusting Vertical
  • Snapping Vertical

STRIKES

  • Back Hammerfist
  • Inward Handsword
  • Outward Handsword
  • Thrusting Heel Palm (Straight)
  • Inward Elbow
  • Outward Elbow
  • Back Elbow
  • Obscure Back Elbow
  • Inward Overhead Elbow
  • Outward Overhead Elbow

FOOT MANEUVERS

  • Step Through
  • Step Drag
  • Drag Step
  • Cover
  • Front Foot to Back Foot Switch

FINGER TECHNIQUES

  • Straight Finger Thrust
  • Overhead Claw
  • Outward Whip

KICKS

  • Front Snap – Ball
  • Side Snap – Knife Edge
  • Back Snap – Heel
  • Roundhouse

 

ORANGE BELT

STANCES

  • 45 Degree Cat
  • 90 Degree Cat
  • Front Twist
  • Rear Twist
  • Wide Kneel

BLOCKS

  • Push Down
  • Inside Downward – Palm Up
  • Inside Downward – Palm Down

PARRIES

  • Outside Downward
  • Inside Downward

PUNCHES

  • Vertical Thrusting Back Knuckle
  • Vertical Snapping Back Knuckle
  • Uppercut
  • Roundhouse

STRIKES

  • Upward Elbow
  • Underhand Reverse Hammerfist
  • Outward Back Knuckle
  • Inward Horizontal Forearm
  • Outward Horizontal Forearm
  • Inward Diagonal Inner Wrist
  • Inward Horizongal Heel of Palm
  • Underhand Heel of Palm

FOOT MANEUVERS

  • Push Drag
  • Front Crossover

FINGER TECHNIQUES

  • Vertical Finger Thrust
  • Upward Finger Thrust
  • Overhead Whip

KICKS

  • Front Thrust
  • Side Thrust
  • Back Thrust
  • Shovel