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Rocky Mountain Krav Maga Belt Levels & Techniques

Level 1 Yellow Belt

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The average student will pass from white belt to yellow belt in 3-4 months.

General Stance And Movement

  • Neutral Stance
  • Fighting Stance: Movement Forward, Back, Left, Right & Turning
  • Shadow Boxing
  • Movement while on the ground

Combatives/ Striking

  • Straight Punch
  • Punch Combo’s
    #1 Left
    #2 Left/Right
    #3 L/R/L
    #4 L/R/L/R
  • Palm Heel Strike
  • Eye Strike/Throat Strike
  • Straight Punch with Advance
  • Straight Punch with Retreat
  • Straight Punch Low
  • Hammer fist Strikes (all directions)
  • Elbows – horizontal plane (1 – 3) Front, Side & Behind
  • Elbows – vertical plane (4 – 7) Behind, Up and Behind, Up and In Front, Down In Front

Kicks

  • Front Kick – to Groin
  • Front Kick – Vertical target
  • Round Kick – Horizontal
  • Knees
  • Knee with Grab Around Neck (Thai Style)- Straight Forward
  • Knees with Grab at Shoulder and Arm – Straight Forward
  • Round Knee
  • All Knees without Grab
  • Punch/Kick Combinations

Punch / Kick Combo’s

  • Front Kick to Groin & Hammer fist Down
  • Front Kick to Groin and Straight Punch

Combos 1-4 with Round Kicks or Knees

Fight Defenses

  • 360° Outside Defenses – positions
  • 360° Outside Defenses – moving attacks
  • Inside Defenses against Straight Punches
  • Inside Defenses against Straight Punch Low
  • Inside & 360° Defenses against Punches and outside attacks
  • Self Defense

Self Defense

  • Choke from the Front (1 hand pluck)
  • Choke from the Front (2 hand pluck)
  • Choke from Behind
  • Choke from the Side
  • Choke from the Front with a Push
  • Choke from Behind with a Push
  • Arm Bar Choke (behind)

Groundwork

  • Side Position
  • Back Position
  • Movement in either position
  • Front Kick
  • Side Kick
  • Round Kick
  • Getting Up Safely- Krav Maga Get Up
  • Kick with Bottom Leg (during get up)
  • Kick Off From The Guard

Wrist Releases (Not Tested)

  • Wrist Release – Same Side Hand (elbow to elbow)
  • Wrist Release – Same Side Hand, grabbed thumb down
  • Wrist Release – Opposite Hand (elbow up)
  • Wrist Release – 2 Hands Held High
  • Wrist Release – 2 Hands Held Down
  • Wrist Release – 2 Hands Held Behind
  • Wrist Release – 1 Hand held with 2 hands (pluck, elbow to elbow)

Level 2 Orange Belt

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The average student will pass from Yellow belt to Orange belt in 3-4 months.

Movement

  • Bobbing and Weaving
  • Slipping Punches With Movement
  • Shadow Boxing With Offensive and Defensive Movement
  • Shadow Boxing  + punches, elbows, kicks, knees

Striking/ Combatives

  • Hook Punch
  • Uppercut Punch
  • Focus Mitt Combinations # 1-4

#1 Left
#2 Left/Right
#3 L/R/Left Hook
#4 L/R/Left Hook /Right UpperCut

Kicks

  • Defensive Front Kick in Place
  • Defensive Front Kick vs. Attacker Approaching (timing)
  • Side Kick
  • Side Kick with Advance

Kick Combinations

  • Punch/Kick Combinations
  • Side Kick with Hammer Fist Punch
  • Back Kick with Hammer Fist Punch

Fight Defenses

  • Inside Defense with Counter vs. Left Punch
  • Inside Defense with Counter vs. Left Punch Using Left Hand
  • Inside Defense with Counter vs. Right Punch (2 counters)
  • Inside Defense with Counter vs. Right Punch (1 counter)

Kick Defenses

  • Outside Stabbing Defense vs. Front Kick
  • Rowing Defense vs. Low/Medium Kicks
  • Reflexive Defense vs. Front Kick to Groin
  • Inside Defense vs. High Front Kick

Fall breaks

  • Fall break – Backwards & Forward

Self Defense

  • Bear Hug From the Front with Arms Free (space & no space)
  • Bear Hug From the Front with Arms Caught (space & no space)
  • Bear Hug From Behind with Arms Free (space)
  • Bear Hug From Behind with Arms Caught (space)
  • Bear Hug From Behind with Arms Caught (no space)

Groundwork

  • Mounted Bottom Position:Defense vs. Punches (buck hips)
    Trap and Roll
    Elbow Escape
    Elbow Escape – if opponent is sitting back
    Headlock or Close Choke
  • Maintaining the Mount
    Striking
    Trap Opponent’s Arms to Chest/ Pop Up and Out Guard: Top Position and Striking
    Escape Guard (Stacking)
    Escape Guard (Ankle Lock)
  • Top Mount & Side Control: Arm Bar & Americana (shoulder lock)
  • Guillotine from the Guard – Attack
  • Attacker Mounted Pinning Wrists: Bucking & Sliding hands on ground (snow Angel escape)
  • Attacker Mounted Pinning Wrists Over Head Close Together or On Top Of Each Other: Wrist Lock And Roll
  • Escape Guard (Stacking) & Escape Guard (Ankle Lock)

Wrist Releases

  • 2 attackers – each pulling defender’s arms to side

Level 2b Camo Belt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The average student will pass from Orange belt to Camo belt in 4-6 months.

 

Movement

  • Shadow Boxing With: Offensive and Defensive Movement
  • Shadow Boxing With: punches, elbows, kicks, knees

Combatives / Striking

  • L/R combination – L hook – R uppercut
  • R uppercut – L hook – R cross
  • R uppercut – L hook – R elbow
  • L straight – R elbow
  • L/R combination – bob – R cross
  • L/R combination – bob – R elbow

Elbow Combo’s

#1 Left Elbow 1 – Right Elbow 1 – Left Elbow 6 – Right Elbow 6

#2 Right Elbow 6 – Left Elbow 1 – Right Elbow 1

Kicks

  • Back Kick
  • Back Kick with Advance
  • Short Uppercut Back Kick
  • Advancing Front Kick (fighting and neutral stance)

Kick Combinations

  • Front, Round, Side, and Back Advancing with each kick. Place kicking foot down in front)
    L Front Kick – R Round Kick
    R Front Kick – Step – R Round Kick

Fight Defenses

  • Defense vs. Hook Punch (extended)
  • Defense vs. Hook Punch (covering)
  • Defense vs. Uppercut Punch
  • 360° Defenses with Counterattacks

Kick Defenses

  • Defense Against Front Kick to groin – Stop Kick
  • Defense vs. Low Round Kick (using shin)
  • Defense vs. Low Round Kick (absorbing)
  • Defense vs. Front Kick to groin (redirect)

Fall breaks

  • Side Fall

Self Defense

  • Choke from the Front Against the Wall
  • Choke from Behind Against the Wall
  • Choke from Behind with a Pull
  • Head Lock From: The Side

Groundwork

  • Guard: Bottom position
    Kick off from Guard
    Chokes with attacker is in Guard Choke from the Side On The Ground (Kick to Face & Take Down/Arm Bar)
  • Headlock from the Side bottom position
    Basic position
    Weight forward, leg wrap
    Weight forward, with space
    Weight back: shoulder pull or leg sweep

Not Tested:

  • Foot Grabs -Clearing / Stripping Foot
    In Place
    Spinning Outward
    Spinning Inward

Wrist Releases

  • 3 attackers – 2 pulling defender’s arm to side and 1 approaching

Level 3 Green Belt

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The average student will pass from Camo belt to Green belt in 6 months.

Combatives / Striking

  • Head-butt Forward
  • Head-butt Upward
  • Head-butt to the Side (bear hug context)
  • Head-butt to the Back (bear hug context)
  • Over Hand Punch
  • Liver Punch

Combo’s

  • #5 Right Straight -Left Hook – Right Straight – Left Hook – Right Straight
  • #6 Left & Right Straight – Left & Right Hook – Left & Right Uppercut

Kicks

  • Defensive Back Kick with a Spin
  • Side Heel Kick
  • Spinning Heel Kick
  • Diagonal Downward Round Kick
  • Switch Knees

Fight Defenses

  • Outside Defenses (1-5)
    # 1 & 2 Palm to Self / Thumb Out
    #3 Self-Ducking Under Punch / Roll Punch Over Head (similar to #2 360 defense )
    #4 Stabbing Inward Then Out On Contact vs Wild haymaker Punch odd angle punch
    #5 Defense against Straight Punch from the Side (rolling out) Similar to #1 & #2               #6 Punching/Over Hand Punch in defense Vs Right Punch

Kick Defenses

  • Kick Defense vs. High Round Kick (reflexive)
  • Kick Defense vs. High Round Kick (fighting stance – 2 contact points)
  • Kick Defense vs. High Round Kick (fighting stance – 3 contact points)

Fall Breaks / Rolls

  • High Fall Break (back, side, front)
  • Forward Roll (regular)
  • Forward Roll/Back Fall Break

Self Defense

  • Bear hug From Behind (leverage on finger)
  • Bear hug From Behind (lifting)
  • Bear hug From the Front (lifting)
  • Bear Hug From Behind with Arms Free – Leverage On Neck

Fight Defenses

  • Inside Defense vs. Left/Right
  • Inside Defense vs. Left/Right (lean back & trap)
  • Inside Defense vs. Left/Right (using forward hand)
  • Overhead Punch in Defense vs. Right Cross

Kick Defenses

  • Kick Defense vs. High Round Kick (360° defense #3)
  • Kick Defense vs. High Round Kick (360° defense #4)

Ground Work

  • Omo Plata Shoulder Lock -Attacking From Guard
  • Kimura Arm Lock (AKA: Americana) – Attacking From Mount and Side Control
  • Achilles’ Ankle Lock
  • Side Control to Triangle Choke
  • Knee Bars Attacking From Guard
  • Arm Bar: From Guard (offense and defense)
  • Scissor Sweep: From Guard
  • Guard Pass – Standing & From Knees
  • Sit Up And Sweep From Guard
  • Side Control Elbow Escape
  • Arm Triangle: From Guard & Side Control

Level 4 Blue Belt

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The average student will pass from Green belt to Blue belt in 6-8 months.

Combatives / Striking

  • Punches All Levels/Combo’s
  • Chops, Inside and Outside
  • Ridge Hand/Mouth of Hand Strikes
  • Swing Out Hammer Fist – Element of Surprise
  • Axe Kick
  • Outside Slap Kick with a Spin – In A Combo / Context
  • Heel Kick with a Spin- In A Combo / Context

Combo’s

#7 Left Uppercut – Right Overhand – Left Liver Shot – Left Hook- Right Uppercut – Left Hook – Right Straight

#8:  #4 + Bob Right – Right Straight – Left Hook – Bob Left – Left Hook – Right Straight

Kicks

  • Inside Slap Kick
  • Outside Slap Kick
  • Spinning Slap Kicks
  • Inward Angle Knee

Fight Defenses

  • General Defense vs. Medium to High Kick Attacks
  • Sliding Defense vs. High Round Kick
  • Plucking Defense vs. Low to Medium Side Kick
  • Sliding Defense vs. Spinning Heel Kick
  • Kicking Defense vs. Spinning Heel Kick

Fall Breaks / Rolls Sweeps

  • Forward Roll (diving)
  • Forward Roll into Backward Roll (kick defense)
  • Sweeps and Takedowns
  • Sweep – Forward Kick
  • Sweep – Heel Kick

Weapon Defenses

  • Gun from the Front, Side & Back
  • Gun from the Side of the Head
  • Gun from the Side, Behind the Arm
  • Gun from the Side, in Front of the Arm (touching)
  • Gun from the Front, Being Pushed: Gun Into Stomach or Chest
  • Gun from Behind (touching)

Knife Defenses

  • Kick Defense vs. Straight Stab from a distance
  • Kick Defense vs. Straight Stab (bail out)
  • Kick Defense vs. Upward Stab

Cavaliers

  • Cavalier #1 (grab Right wrist and cap, pushing down)
  • Cavalier #2 (grab Right wrist and cap, twist and push down)
  • Cavalier #3 (both hands grab wrist, thumbs on back of hand)
  • Cavalier #4 (grab wrist and deliver elbow to break)

Groundwork

  • Guard bottom position:
    Triangle Choke: Offense & Defense
    Guillotine from the Guard – Defense
  • Headlock from Behind – Rear Naked Choke Offense & Defense (attacker has back on ground)
  • Half Guard: Pass
  • Side Control: Attack Opposite Arm with Americana or Kimura (can transition to arm bar)
  •  Knowledge Of Leg Triangle Attack From Side or Mounted Position
  • Take Down: when attacker stands from your guard

Hair Grabs & Pulls

  • Grab From The Front
  • Being Pulled Forward And Down
  • Pull From Side
  • Pull From Behind

All hair grabs have the danger of being punch or hit with a knee strike.

Level 5 Brown Belt

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The average student will pass from Blue belt to Brown belt in 8-12 months.

Combo’s

#9: Right Straight – Left Hook – Bob Left -Left Hook – Right Straight – Bob Right – Right Straight – Left Hook – Bob Left -Left Hook – Right Straight – Bob Right – Right Straight – Left Hook – Bob Left -Left Hook – Right Straight – Bob Right – Right Straight – Left Hook – Bob Left -Left Hook – Right Straight

#10 Right Uppercut – Left Hook – Right Straight – Left Uppercut – Right Straight – Left Hook – Right Knee – Left Knee – Left & Right Elbow #1

Kicks

  • Front Kick/Round Kick with switching move
  • Two front kicks with a switch
  • Outside slap kick and front kick with a switch
  • Two straight knees with a switch
  • Two back kicks with a switch

Headlock Defenses

  • Throwing defense against headlock from behind (attacker jumping on defender)
  • Defense against headlock while being spun inwards
  • Defense against side headlock: Neck Break (with pressure lifting chin and weight being
    put down on neck)

Fall Breaks / Rolls Sweeps

  • Round Kick sweep taking out one or both legs
  • Takedown #1: simple takedown
  • Takedown #2: double-leg takedown
  • Takedown #3: toe pick

Full Nelson Defenses

  • Release using leverage on fingers
  • Release using throw/flip forward
  • Release using sweep

Weapons Defenses

Stick Defenses

  • Stick, Overhead Swing
  • Stick, Overhead Swing – off angle/dead side (1 step)
  • Stick, Overhead Swing – off angle/dead side (2 steps)
  • Stick Defense, Baseball Bat Swing (horizontal swing)
  • Stick Defense, Backhand Baseball Bat Swing (take away changes)

Ground Work

  • Sparring
  • Flow Drills
  • Knife Defense: From Mount

Basic Pistol

CCW Permit or Basic Hand Gun Use Course

Level 5b Red Belt

 

 

 

 

 

The average student will pass from Brown belt to Red belt in 12 months.

 

Combatives / Striking Punches

 

Left Jab – Overhead right punch in combination
Combos 1-4 with Elbow 1 & 6 at the end

 

Kicks

  • Jumping front kick – 1) downward kick, 2) scissors kick
  • Jumping round kick – 1) downward kick, 2) scissors kick
  • Jumping sidekick – 1) downward kick, 2) scissors kick
  • Jumping / spinning defensive back kick with back leg
  • Jumping front kick and round kick combo
  • Jumping front kick twice in a row

 

Kick Defenses

  • Defense against back kicks
  • Defense against spinning kicks

Ground Work

  • 2 one 1 Sparring Scenarios
  • Knife Defense:From Guard & Being Held In Side Control

Throws / Holds

  • Machine-Gun Take-Down
  • One arm shoulder throw
  • Hip throw
  • Face to face flip (with partner-falling back-one foot at their waist and throw over your head) also known as sacrifice throw

 

Knife Defense

  • Defense against downward stab (ice pick stab)
  • Defense against upward stab
  • Defense against straight stab
  • Defense against straight stab – live side
  • Defense against forward slash
  • Defense against backhand slash

Handgun Defense

  • Hand gun from behind – gun at a distance
  • Basic handgun defenses – when gun is held off-center and/or with two hands: Front, Side & Rear

Long Gun

  • Long Gun from the Front – live side
  • Long Gun from the Front – dead side (disarming under gunman’s arm)
  • Long Gun from the Side, behind the arm
  • Long Gun from Behind (touching)
  • Long Gun or bayonet in stabbing attack – live side
  • Long Gun or bayonet in stabbing attack – dead side

Level 6 Black Belt

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The average student will pass from Red belt to 1st Degree Black Belt in 12-18 months.

Advanced – 1st Degree Black Belt Curriculum

All Belt Levels With Black Belt Expertise

General Movement and Training

Fast fighting drills including protective gear

Fast fighting drills without protective gear

Slow fighting to see and identify actions

Test in fighting: two rounds

Exercise all techniques from an opposite outlet stance

Fighting Against Multiple Attackers

 

Punches

  • Grabbing and pulling target by clothing, skin, hair, etc. and striking with punches and / or elbows
  • Changing or altering the striking surface of the hand to create a more potent punch or strike

Punch / Kick Combinations

  • Bursting forward with a defensive front kick and double straight punches
  • Punching to one direction and kicking to another direction
  • Single jumping front kick and while in air, grab opponent with one hand and hammer fist / strike with other hand

Advanced Weapon Defenses

  • Defenses against carjacking
  • Attacker inside the car
  • Attacker outside the car
  • Third party defenses Front, Side & Behind
  • Hostage Position
  • Gun Threat Being Pushed
  • Gun Threat Attacker Standing Victim On Back
  • Gun Threat Execution Position From Knees (Behind and in Front)
  • Gun Threat With Wall Pin
  • Gun Threat With Hand Other Hand On Chest (Space)
  • Gun Threat With Hand Other Hand On Chest (No Space For Gun Front Redirection)
  • Gun Threat Mounted Face Down

 

Defenses against knife attacks

  • Use of blunt objects
  • Knife Vs. Knife

 

Stick Vs. Stick

  • One Hand
  • Two Handed

 

Advanced Cavilers

  • General
  • Defense against hand grenades

 

2nd Degree Black Belt 3 years

3rd Degree Black Belt 4 Years

4th Degree Black Belt 5 Years

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