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Junior Green Belt Curriculum


I pledge a continued effort to sharpen my skills, to increase my knowledge, and to broaden my horizons. I shall obligate myself under the direction of my instructor to learn the skills of a teacher which will enable me to teach my skills in the prescribed manner outlined by Mr. Parker.

Five Swords technique at Disciple Martial Arts during stripe test

Five Swords technique at Disciple Martial Arts during stripe test


Stripe –
Twirling Wings (Rear Two-Hand Stiff Arm Shoulder Grab)
Snapping Twig (Front Left Hand Chest Push)
Leaping Crane (Front Right Step-Through Straight Punch)
Buckling Branch (Front Left Step-Through Kick)
Crushing Hammer (Rear Bear Hug; Arms Pinned)
Captured Leaves (Right Flank Left Hand Finger Lock)
Calming the Storm (Front Right Step-Through Roundhouse Club)
Crossing Talon (Front Right Cross Wrist Grab)

Belt –
Reversing Mace (Front Left Step-Through Straight Punch)
Thrusting Prongs (Front Bear Hug; Arms Pinned)
Locked Wing (Rear Right Hand Hammerlock)
Obscure Wing (Right Flank Left Hand Shoulder Grab)
Raining Claw (Front Right Uppercut Punch)
Spiraling Twig (Rear Bear Hug; Arms Free)
Twisted Twig (Front Two-Hand Wrist Lock)
Obscure Sword (Right Flank Left Hand Shoulder Grab)


Stripe 1:
Knowledge is BOUND when one is compelled to tradition. Knowledge is ENDLESS when tradition is bound.
Reaction can beat action if the target to be reached last is the first object moved out of the way.
To aid your action, feed it with your opponents reaction.

A check, in most cases, is an application of whereas a cover is used in anticipation of.
Shuffles and crossovers are movements of adjustments.
Flow first, power later.

Forms and Sets:

Stripe – Stance Set 1; Coordination Set 1
Belt – Short Form 2


StancesOne Leg
90 degree Cat
Front Twist
Rear Twist
BlocksPush Down
ParriesInward Downward
Outward Downward
Vertical Thrust Backknuckle
Vertical Snapping Backknuckle
StrikesInward Horizontal Forearm
Outward Horizontal Forearm
Inner Diagonal Wrist
Underhand Heel Palm
Inward Horizontal Heel Palm
Upward Lifting Backknuckle
Finger TechniquesVertical Finger Thrust
Upward Thrust
Overhead Whip
KicksFront Thrusting Ball
Side Thrusting Knife Edge
Back Thrusting Heel
Thrusting Sweep
Ground Defenses
Foot ManeuversPush-Drag
Front Crossover
Rear Crossover
Body Maneuvers

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