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Shorei Goju Ryu Karate for Children, Adults, and Families

Shorei Goju Ryu Karate for Children, Adults, and Families

Shorei Goju Ryu Karate for Children, Adults, and FamiliesShorei Goju Ryu Karate for Children, Adults, and Families

Homework for Yellow Belts

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Orange Belt Practice List (For Yellow Belts)

Remember, yellow belts are studying the Orange Belt material to earn their orange belt!


Review and Practice.  There are videos below to help you remember, a Quizlet flashcard set for vocabulary, and there is also a description in your karate logbook


Stances and Strikes

  • Kokutsu Dachi (Wide Back Stance)
  • Mae Ude Barai (Forearm Strike)
  • Empi Tsuki (Elbow Strike)
  • Mae Ken Geri (Front Instep Kick)
  • Hiza Geri (Knee Kick)
  • Chudan Barai (Middle Block)
  • Kakiwake (Wedge Block)


Escapes

Front Choke Escapes

  • Raise Your Arm and Spin 
  • Exchange of Motion: Hit your attacker's arms just below the elbows.
  • Clasped Hands: Clasp your hands over one of your attacker's arms and pull down with force. 
  • Basket Weave: Take one arm over put your hands together, pull your elbow down and push your praying hands against your attacker's wrist.


Front Bear Hug Escapes

  • Punch Away 
  • Trip: Grab your attacker's belt, step next to the with both feet, then take your foot (the one closer to them) and put it between their legs, stand on the ball of the foot, put the heel down sharply to trip them.


Patterns

Pattern 3

  • Step back with the right foot to a forward fighting stance.
  • At the same time put your right hand on top of your left, then do a eye strike with the right hand.
  • Do a snap kick with the right leg as you chamber the right hand, from the kick.
  • Step forward with the right foot and do a right elbow strike.


Pattern 4

  • Step forward with the left foot into a left forward fighting stance as you do a wedge block.
  • Pull the arms down as you do a right knee kick.
  • Step forward with the right strike as you do a forearm strike.

Sparring

All kicks are out of the rear leg

  • Mae Geri (Front Snap Kick)
  • Yoko Kekomi (Side Thrust Kick)
  • Mawashi Geri (Roundhouse Kick )

Kata

Practice pinan shodan (peaceful mind level one) with the videos.

Patterns 1 - 4

Yellow belts need patterns 3 and 4.

Pinan one with the count

Check out this great video

Pinan one

Check out this great video