Dragon Squad Grading Syllabus​​

Red-White Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Basic Martial Arts Techniques stage 1
    Deflections: Upper, Inner, Lower, & Outer View Tutorial
    Strikes: Knife, Hook & Straight View Tutorial

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Properly hitting target out of holder’s hand using strikes 3 times using step up Front kick and Lead Straight Punch 1m from wall

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Kickboxing Combo’s x 3:
    #1: L Straight, R Straight, R Front Kick View Tutorial

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - The Secret Kung Fu Handshake (Upper, Inner, Lower & Outer) & Fixed Step Willow Bends (Slips & Ducks)

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Seated meditation for 1 minute & Kickboxing Form with coach View Tutorial

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Escape from single hand arm grab – Using circles, push, strong root and “Leave me alone!”

Yellow-White Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Basic Martial Arts Techniques stage 1
    Stances: Ready, Fighting, & Warrior View Tutorial
    Kicks: Front, Round & Side View Tutorial

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Properly hitting target out of holder’s hand using strikes 3 times using Turning Round Kick and Rear Hook 1m from wall

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Kickboxing Combo’s x 3:
    #2: L Hook, R Straight, L Low Round Kick View Tutorial
    #3: L Straight, L Side Kick, Right High Round Kick View Tutorial

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Upper and Inner Deflections & Random Fixed Step Willow Bends (Slips & Ducks)

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Seated meditation for 3 minutes & Kickboxing Form by coach instruction View Tutorial

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Escape from double hand front shoulder grab – root, chest push off & “Leave me alone!”

Orange-White Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform all deflections, strikes, kicks, and stances from Basic Martial Arts Techniques stage 1
    Deflections: Upper, Inner, Lower, & Outer View Tutorial
    Strikes: Knife, Hook & Straight View Tutorial
    Stances: Ready, Fighting, & Warrior View Tutorial
    Kicks: Front, Round & Side View Tutorial

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Properly hitting target out of holder’s hand using strikes 3 times using Knife Hand and step up Side kick 1m from wall

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Must perform kickboxing combination #1, #2 & #3 – 3 times in a row
    #1: L Straight, R Straight, R Front Kick View Tutorial
    #2: L Hook, R Straight, L Low Round Kick
    View Tutorial
    #3: L Straight, L Side Kick, Right High Round Kick View Tutorial

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Lower & Outer to Deflections & Stepping Willow Bends against Kicks

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Seated meditation for 5 minutes & Kickboxing Form from memory View Tutorial

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Escape from double back shoulder grab – strong root, push off & “Leave me alone!”

Green-White Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform Basic Martial Arts Techniques stage 1 Deflections in a precise, smooth, and controlled sequence

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Pad Sparring: 3 Left and Right strike combos

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Must round kick target 30 times in 30 seconds while putting foot down after each kick

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Spiral Up Pushing Drill & Basic Sanshou Skills:  Defend against Basic Kickboxing Combo #1

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Standing Meditation for 1 minute & Combinations Form with coach

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Strong root, double shield from a haymaker, chest push & “Leave me alone!”

Blue-White Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform Basic Martial Arts Techniques stage 1 strikes in a precise, smooth, and controlled sequence

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Pad Sparring: 3 Left and Right kick Combos

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Must round kick target 40 times in 30 seconds while putting foot down after each kick

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Spiral Down Pushing Drill & Basic Sanshou Skills:  Defend against Basic Kickboxing Combo #2 & #3

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Standing Meditation for 3 minutes Combinations Form by coach instruction

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Head Lock Escape and push & “Leave me alone!”

Purple-White Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform Basic Martial Arts Techniques stage 1 kicks in a precise, smooth, and controlled sequence

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Pad Sparring: 3 Left and Right Striking & Kicking combos

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Must round kick target 50 times in 30 seconds while putting foot down after each kick

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Spiral Up & Down Pushing Drill & Basic Sanshou Skills:  Defend against Basic Kickboxing Combo #1, #2 & #3

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Standing Meditation for 5 minutes & Combinations Form from memory

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Bear Hug escape and push & “Leave me alone!”

Red-Black Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform all defences & strikes from Basic Martial Arts Techniques stage 2
    Defence: Head Shield, Body Shield, Leg Check, Duck View Tutorial
    Strikes: Backfist, Palm Heel, Elbow, Uppercut View Tutorial

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Destruction Techniques Level #1 to White Board:  Straight and Front Kick 

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Adv. Kickboxing Combo x3: #1:  L Straight, R Straight, R Round Kick, Tornado Kick View Tutorial

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Outer to Inner Rolling Arms Push Hands & Adv. Sanshou Skills: Defend Against Adv. Kickboxing Combo #1

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Deep Breathing in Warrior Stance – 1 minute & Kicking Form with Coach View Tutorial

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Kick Boxing applications:
    #1 Straight
    #2 Hook

Yellow-Black Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform all kicks and stances from Basic Martial Arts Techniques stage 2
    Stances: Spiral, Bladed and Front View Tutorial
    Kicks: Hook Kick, Axe Kick, Knee View Tutorial

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Destruction Techniques Level #2 to White Board:  Hook and Side Kick

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Adv. Kickboxing combo x3:
    #2:  L Straight, R Straight, L Uppercut, Duck, L Hook, R Straight, R Round Kick, L Round Kick View Tutorial
    #3: L Hook, R Straight, Slip, Slip, L Hook, R Uppercut, L Hook, Spin Back Fist & Spin Side Kick View Tutorial

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Inner to Outer Rolling Arms Push Hands & Adv. Sanshou Skills: Defend Against Adv. Kickboxing Combo #2 & #3

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Deep Breathing in Warrior Stance – 3 minutes & Kicking Form by Coach instruction View Tutorial

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Kick Boxing applications:
    #3 Cross
    #4 Front Kick
    #5 Round Kick

Orange-Black Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform all defences, strikes, kicks, and stances from Basic Martial Arts Techniques stages 1 & 2

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Destruction Techniques Level #3 to White Board:  Spinning Backfist and Spin Side Kick

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - Adv. Kickboxing combo #1-3 three times in a row

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Silk Reeling Push Hands &Adv. Sanshou Skills: Defend Against Adv. Kickboxing Combo #1, #2, & #3

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Deep Breathing in Warrior Stance – 5 minutes. Kicking Form from Memory View Tutorial

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - All Kick Boxing applications

Blue-Black Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform stage 2 defences and strikes in a controlled sequence

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Destruction Techniques Level #1, #2 & #3 to Yellow Board

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - 30 Alternating Round Kicks Punch Bag in 30 Seconds

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Crossing Hands Circle Push Hands& Sanshou: Semi-Contact Striking

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Zhan Zhuang – Standing Post - 1 minute & Close Quarter Form from Memory

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Close Quarter Applications:
    #1 Rising Elbow
    #2 Dropping Elbow

Purple-Black Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform stage 2 kicks in a controlled sequence

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Destruction Techniques Level #1, #2 & #3 to Orange Board

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - 40 Alternating Round Kicks Punch Bag in 30 Seconds

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Light Free Style Pushing Hands & Sanshou: Semi-Contact Kicking with Leg Catches

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Zhan Zhuang – Standing Post - 3 minutes & Power Hands Form from Memory

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - Close Quarter Applications:
    #3 Inner & Spin Outer Elbow
    #4 Rising Knee
    #5 Angled Elbow


Black-Red (Elite) Belt

  • Red Tag (Technique) - Must perform all stage 1 & 2 defences, strikes, kicks in a controlled sequence

  • Yellow Tag (Precision) - Destruction Techniques Level #1, #2 & #3 to Double up White & Yellow Boards

  • Orange Tag (Speed) - 50 Alternating Round Kicks Punch Bag in 30 Seconds

  • Green Tag (Instinct) - Full Contact Pushing Hands & Sanshou: Semi-Contact Striking & Kicking

  • Blue Tag (Mindfulness) - Zhan Zhuang – Standing Post -  5 minutes & All forms from memory

  • Purple Tag (Courage) - All Close Quarter Applications

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