Yellow Belt Requirements

The following requirements listings are provided for the students of Barrett Hapkido Martial Arts. They are to be used as an outline for advancement, but they do not include the drills, sweat and mat time necessary for rank promotion. Different schools/Martial Arts have their own standards and methods of ranking. The following list represents our system at Barrett Hapkido.

KICKS

Snap Kick
Thrust Kick
Wheel Kick
Basic Side Kick
Knee Strikes (Upper, Angular, Downward)
Heel Stomp(s)

HAND/ELBOW STRIKES

Straight Punch; Cross Punch; Front Jab; Vertical Punch
Hammer Fist; Backfist; Half Fist (Horizontal and Vertical)
Knifehand Strikes (Horizontal, Vertical and Reverse)
Elbow Strikes (Upward, Downward, Angular, Back,Reverse)
Basic Pressure Points/Target Areas
Palm Strikes (Open/Closed); Thumb Strikes
Basic Pressure Points/Target Areas

FALLS

Back Breakfall
Side Breakfall
Front Knee Breakfall
Forward Shoulder Roll

STANCES

Horse Stance (Practice)
Ready Stance (Attention)
Basic Position (Defensive)
Basic Grappling Stance
Bowing and Protocol

THROWS/SWEEPS

One Leg Sweep
Foot Block Throw
Belt Grab Hip Throw
Side Arm Throw (Ground)

BLOCKS/DEFLECTIONS

Basic Lower Deflection
Basic Outside Deflection
Basic Upper Deflection
Basic Evading/Covering

THROWS

Basic Side Throw
Inside Sweep/Reap
Head Lock Hip Throw
Knee/Ankle Take Down
Front Kick Take Down
Wheel Kick Take Down
Knee Block Hip Throw
Straight Leg Throw
Basic Mat Work And Pins

JOINT MANIPULATIONS

Wrist/Neck Grab Escapes
Forward Wrist Lock
Outside Wrist Lock
Inside Wrist Lock
Basic Finger Locks
Split Fingers

HISTORY/CONCEPTS

Two Basic Combinations
Written Test (Adult)
Instructor Evaluation

CONTACT US

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