HOOVER TIGER ROCK
1901B HOOVER COURT
HOOVER, Alabama 35226

Belt Stripes Required for Testing: February 2018

Those highlighted are yellow stripes. Those not highlighted are black stripes. 

Tiger Cubs Stripes

  1. Belt Tying
  2. 3 Rules of Focus: "Focus my eyes, focus my mind, focus my body."
  3. Stances: Attention Stance, Back Stance
  4. Strike & Kick: Punch, Front Kick
  5. Block: High Block, Inner Forearm Block
  6. Safety Skill: Backwards Fall / Stand in Base, "Stop! Don't Touch Me Stranger!" / Wrist Release (one-handed & two-handed grab)
  7. Physical Challenge: Sit ups
    1. The Abs of Steel award will go to the cub who does the most sit ups in 30 seconds at testing.

Life Lessons:

  • White / Yellow Belts: "CHOOSE, COMMIT, GROW, FOCUS, BELIEVE, PRACTICE"
  • Green - Black Belts: "CHOOSE, COMMIT, GROW, FOCUS, BELIEVE, PRACTICE, ACHIEVE, CHALLENGE, COMPETE, EVALUATE, DISTINGUISH, OBSERVE, RECOGNIZE, RESPOND, INFLUENCE, COLLABORATE, INSPIRE, DEMONSTRATE, TRANSFORM"

Board Breaking Requirements  

Board Color Chart

AGE

BOARD COLOR

5-6

White

7-9

Yellow

10-11

Orange

12-13 Males

12-14 & 46+ Females

Green

14-15 & 46+ Males 
(up to 2DL4 Black Belt)

15-45 Females

Blue

16-45 Males
(up to 2DL4 Black Belt)

46+ Males (3rd Degree Black Belt & Above

Brown

16-45 Males (3rd Degree Black Belt & Above

Black

White & Yellow Belt Stripes

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Stances & Listening Positions
  3. Strikes & Blocks
  4. Kicks
  5. Form
  6. Self-Defense Skills
    1. Step forward (left front stance) left outer forearm block. #2 right palm-heel, grab wrist and shoulder of opponent, #2 right knee to body - Get Away!
    2. Right 45-degree step back, #1 left side to body, #2 right elbow to head - Get Away!
    3. Wrist Releases:
      1. one hand grab to one arm
      2. two hand grab to two arms
      3. two hand grab to one arm

Green Belt Stripes

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Form
  3. Sparring Combination: #1 Side Kick, #1 Jab, #2 Punch, #2 Side Kick
  4. Self Defense
    1.  Wrist Releases
      1. one hand grab to one arm
      2. two hand grab to two arms
      3. two hand grab to one arm
    2. Upa Mount Escape

Blue Belt Stripes

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Form
  3. Sparring Combination: #1 Side Kick, #1 Jab, #2 Punch, #2 Side Kick
  4. Self Defense
    1.  Wrist Releases
      1. one hand grab to one arm
      2. two hand grab to two arms
      3. two hand grab to one arm
    2. Upa Mount Escape
  5. Board Breaking
    1. #2 Side Kick
    2. Palm Heel (on bag)
    3. Elbow (on bag)
    4. One Attempt. You must break 1 out of 3 to pass.

Brown - Red Belt Stripes

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Form
  3. Sparring Combination: #1 Jab, #2 Punch, #2 Side Kick, Spin Heel Kick
  4. Self Defense
    1. Front choke escape
    2. Hip throw
    3. Upa mount escape
  5. Board Breaking :
    • #2 Side Kick
    • Palm Heel (on bag)
    • #3 Front Kick
    • Elbow (on bag)
    • One Attempt. You must break 2 out of 4 to pass.

Black Belt Stripes

Your goal is to earn the stripes required for the next belt; it takes focus and hard work! Below are the stripes required for testing.

In addition, you MUST have 14 class credits from December 3rd, 2018 -- February 7th, 2019.

Testing: Tuesday, February 12th at 6:45pm

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Form
  3. Sparring Combination: #1 Jab, #2 Punch, #2 Side Kick, Spin Heel Kick
  4. Self Defense
    1. Front choke escape
    2. Hip throw
    3. Upa mount escape
  5. Board Breaking :
    • #2 Side Kick
    • Palm Heel (on bag)
    • #3 Front Kick
    • Elbow (on bag)
    • One Attempt. You must break 2 out of 4 to pass.
 
 
 

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