Senior Belts

 
 
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yellow belts

In order to be promoted to a yellow belt, students build competency.

These techniques include:

  • Rolling techniques

  • foundational throws

  • basic pinning sequences

  • basic chokes

  • basic armbar & setup

 
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orange BELTS

In order to be promoted to an orange belt, students must build on their yellow belt foundations adding additional techniques.

These techniques include:

  • sweeps & reaps

  • common combinations

  • Intermediate pins

  • intermediate chokes

  • Additional armbar types and escapes

 
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green BELTS

In order to progress fully as a green belt, students must have mastered foundational throws, reaps and trips and can begin to apply them dynamically in sparring.

Additional techniques include:

  • Intermediate level throws: Harai Goshi, Tsurikomi goshi, morote seoi nage

  • Advanced pins & sweeps

  • Dynamic application of Triangle choke

  • Armbar escapes

 
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brown (sankyu)

In order to progress fully as a brown sankyu belt, students must have mastered intermediate throws, reaps, trips, chokes and armbars and can begin to apply them dynamically in sparring.

Additional techniques include:

  • advanced level throws: Uchi Mata, Tai Otoshi, Harai Tsurikomi Ashi

  • Advanced combinations & counters

  • Advanced Pins: triangle choke pin

  • Sparring offensive concepts (attack timing, volume)

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brown (nikyu) BELTS

In order to progress fully as a brown nikyu belt, students must be able to demonstrate & apply their learnings of throws, reaps, trips, submissions, counters in both form and in sparring. cAdditionally, students must demonstrate the spirit of Judo which includes:

  • Mutual welfare & Benefit: They are a good partner and judo ambassador

  • Continuous improvement: They compete against themselves

  • Training regimen: continuous, high-level training

  • Community involvement: training, kata, volunteering, refereeing, scorekeeping

 
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brown (ikkyu) BELTS

In order to progress fully as a brown ikkyu belt, students must be able to demonstrate & apply their learnings of throws, reaps, trips, submissions, counters in both form and in sparring. Additionally, students must demonstrate the spirit of Judo which includes:

  • Mutual welfare & Benefit: They are a good partner and judo ambassador

  • Continuous improvement: They compete against themselves

  • Training regimen: continuous, high-level training

  • Community involvement: training, kata, volunteering, refereeing, scorekeeping

 
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black BELTS

In order to progress fully towards blackbelt, students must be able to demonstrate & apply their learnings of throws, reaps, trips, submissions, counters in both form and in sparring. Additionally, students must demonstrate the spirit of Judo which includes:

  • Leadership: Assisting with instruction of lesser experienced judoka

  • Mutual welfare & Benefit: They are a good partner and judo ambassador

  • Continuous improvement: They compete against themselves

  • Training regimen: continuous, high-level training

  • Community involvement: training, kata, volunteering, refereeing, scorekeeping