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Belt Grading

Adult Curriculum

Meiji Adult Kickboxing and Martial Arts Curriculum

Below you will find details on the techniques required to achieve the associated belt grading at Meiji Kickboxing London.

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Any technique underlined must be performed with the same hand or leg.

Yellow Belt

    BASICS

  1. Slide Forward, Slide Back
  2. Slide Left, Slide Right
  3. Change Legs
  4. Turn
  5. Counter Front Punch
  6. Counter Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  7. Slide in Front Punch, Slide Back
  8. Slide in Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Step in Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Step in Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Front Kick, Leg Behind, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  4. Roundhouse Kick, Leg Behind, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  5. Counter Front Kick, Leg in Front, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  6. Skip in Front Kick, Skip Back, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  7. Counter Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  8. Skip in Roundhouse Kick, Skip Back, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch

    PAIRS

  • Cover, Cover, Duck, Duck

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Pad Combination 1 - 8 (Glove on Glove)

Orange Belt

    BASICS

  1. Side Kick, Leg Behind, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  2. Counter Side Kick, Leg in Front, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  3. Double Roundhouse Kick, Leg Behind
  4. Counter Double Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front
  5. Skip In Side Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Skip Back
  6. Front Kick, Leg Behind, Counter Roundhouse Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Front Kick, Leg In Front, Same Side Punch, Slide Back
  2. Front Kick, Leg In Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Skip in Front Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  4. Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  5. Skip in Double Side Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  6. Front Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • Cover, Cover, Duck, Duck
  • Cover, Cover, Slip, Slip

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Pad Combination 1 - 6 (Glove on Glove)
  • Glove on Glove Padding with a partner

Red Belt

    BASICS

  1. Counter Back Fist
  2. Slide in Back Fist, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  3. Front Punch, Spinning Back Fist, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  4. Slide in Side Slip Punch
  5. Slide in Side Slip Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  6. Step in Side Slip Punch

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Front Punch, Skip in Roundhouse Kick, Leg in front, Back Fist, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Front Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  4. Front Kick, Leg in Front, Side Slip Punch, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  5. Front Punch, Skip in Side Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg In Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  6. Front Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Side Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • Cover, Cover, Duck, Duck, Slip, Slip
  • Roundhouse Kicks Techniques 1 - 3

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Pad Combination 1 - 6 (Glove on Glove)
  • Glove on Glove Padding with a partner

Green Belt

    BASICS

  1. Hook Kick, Leg Behind, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  2. Counter Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  3. Skip In Hook Kick, Skip Back, Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch
  4. Switch Punch, Slide Back
  5. Switch Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  6. Spinning Side Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Roundhouse Kick, Side Kick, Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Skip In Side Kick, Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Front Punch, Skip In Hook Kick, Double Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  4. Reverse Punch, Counter Back Fist, Skip in Side Kick, Spinning Side Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  5. Switch Punch, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Spinning Side Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  6. Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Side Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • All Previous Pair Techniques

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Pad Combination 1 - 6 (Glove on Glove)
  • Glove on Glove Padding with a Partner
  • Form Fighting
  • Synchronise Form Fighting

Purple Belt

    BASICS

  1. Spinning Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Reverse Punch, Step in Back Fist, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  4. Roundhouse Kick, Skip in Hook Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Front Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Side Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Front Punch, Spinning Back Fist, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  4. Skip in Double Side Kick, Spinning Double Side Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • All Previous Pair Techniques
  • Face Technique 1 - 2
  • Front Kick Technique 1 - 2

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Form Fighting
  • Synchronise Form Fighting
  • Self Defence Techniques
  • Free Padding with an Instructor 3 x 2 minutes

Blue Belt

    BASICS

  1. Back Kick, Leg in Front, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Back Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Reverse Punch, Stop, Step in Side Slip Punch, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  4. Jumping Front Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Front Punch, Spinning Back Fist, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Back Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Front Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg In Front, Back Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Back Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  4. Jumping Front Kick, Back Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • All Previous Pair Techniques
  • Face Technique 1 - 4
  • Front Kick Technique 1 - 4
  • Pre-arranged Techniques 1 - 2

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Form Fighting
  • Synchronise Form Fighting
  • Self Defence Techniques
  • Free Padding with an Instructor 4 x 2 minutes

Brown Belt

    BASICS

  1. Roundhouse Kick, Step in Spinning Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Counter Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Step In Spinning Hook Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Front Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg in Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Roundhouse Kick, Side Kick, Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Back Kick, Step in Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Front Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Side Kick, Step in Spinning Kick, Double Roundhouse Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Skip in Side Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Leg In Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • All Previous Pair Techniques
  • Face Technique 1 - 6
  • Front Kick Technique 1 - 6
  • Pre-Arrange Technique 1 - 4

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Form Fighting
  • Synchronise Form Fighting
  • Self Defence Techniques
  • Free Padding with an Instructor 5 x 2 minutes

Black Belt

    BASICS

  1. Counter Hook Kick, Axe Kick, Spinning Side Kick, Leg In Front, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Front Kick, Outer Crescent Kick, Axe Kick, Spinning Side Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Axe Kick, Side Kick, Leg In Front, Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Front Kick, Side Kick, Back Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Step in Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  2. Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Jumping Front Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Leg In Front, Step in Jump Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Counter Hook Kick, Axe Kick, Jump Spinning Crescent Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • All Previous Pair Techniques
  • Face Technique 1 - 8
  • Front Kick Technique 1 - 8
  • Pre-Arrange Technique 1 - 6
  • Sweep Techniques 1 - 2

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Form Fighting
  • Synchronise Form Fighting
  • Self Defence Techniques
  • Free Padding with an Instructor 6 x 2 minutes
  • Assist Teach Beginners & Intermediate Class

1st

1st Dan (Shodan)

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  • All Techniques in every previous grade of the syllabus must be studied in preparation for this grading and must be performed on demand and without hesitation.

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Roundhouse Kick, Step in Jumping Spinning Hook Kick Continuously
  2. Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Jump Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Skip Side Kick, Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Step in Jump Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • All Previous Pair Techniques
  • Face Technique 1 - 10
  • Front Kick Technique 1 - 10
  • Pre-Arrange Technique 1 - 8
  • Sweep Techniques 1 - 4

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Form Fighting
  • Synchronise Form Fighting
  • Self Defence Techniques
  • Free Padding with an Instructor 7 x 2 min
  • Assist Teach Beginners & Intermediate Class

2nd

2nd Dan (Nidan)

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  • Must be proficient in the application and technical understanding of all techniques in every previous grade of the syllabus. Must be able to demonstrate and explain the ethos of Meiji Kickboxing.

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Roundhouse Kick, Jump Spinning Roundhouse Kick, Continuously.
  2. Front Punch, Counter Side Kick, Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Step in Jump Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Jump Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • All Previous Pair Techniques
  • Face Technique 1 - 10
  • Front Kick Technique 1 - 11
  • Pre-Arrange Technique 1 - 10
  • Sweep Techniques 1 - 6

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Form Fighting
  • Synchronise Form Fighting
  • Self Defence Techniques
  • Free Padding with an Instructor 10 x 2 minutes
  • Must satisfy the examiner's requirements as to his/her high standard of teaching and must have taught classes.

3rd

3rd Dan (Sandan)

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  • Must have contributed to the growth of the club and the Meiji system.

    COMBINATIONS

  1. Counter Hook Kick, Axe Kick, Jump Spinning Crescent Kick, Continuously
  2. Front Punch, Reverse Punch, Roundhouse Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Step In Jump Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back
  3. Front Punch, Skip Side Kick, Spinning Hook Kick, Roundhouse Kick, Step in Jump Spinning Hook Kick, Reverse Punch, Front Punch, Slide Back

    PAIRS

  • All Previous Pair Techniques
  • Face Technique 1 - 10
  • Front Kick Technique 1 - 11
  • Pre-Arrange Technique 1 - 12
  • Sweep Techniques 1 - 8

    PAD WORK / TEACHING

  • Form Fighting
  • Synchronise Form Fighting
  • Self Defence Techniques
  • Free Padding with an Instructor.
  • Must satisfy the examiner's requirements as to his/her high standard of teaching and must have taught classes.
  • Coaching and mentoring Junior Instructors - contribute to the development of a Junior Instructor

4th

4th Dan (Yodan)

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  • Candidates for Yodan will be on recommendation only. Must satisfy the examiner's requirements as to his/her high standard of teaching and have taught classes for a minimum of 3 years.

5th

5th Dan (Godan)

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  • Candidates for Godan will be on recommendation only.

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