Duo Ji Kung Fu “Many Ways Martial Art”
Rule #1 Listen to Trusted Adults
Rule #2 Do not hurt anyone
Rule #3 Have Fun
Kung Fu Belt Criteria
*Martial Exercise *Stimulate Imagination *Cultivate Creativity
Yellow (1 month)
High Yellow (1 month)
Go with Force (push and pull)
Front Shoulder Roll
Front Snap Kick (lead and rear)
Push Shuffle (front, back, right, left)
Orange (2 months)
Belt tie and bow in required
Vertical Fist (jab, cross)
Side Kick (lead and rear, low and mid)
Tuck chin with hands up (counter to choke)
Parry straight punch
Back Roll Shoulder Roll
High Orange (2 months)
Cat Stance Evasion
Round Kick (lead and rear; foot and shin)
Push Kick (lead and rear)
Rolling Break Fall
Demonstrate the 3 levels of a push: Stance, stepping into stance, roll/break fall.
Green (3 months)
Bob and Weave
Circle step with Push Shuffle
Single Leg take down
High Green (3 months)
Blue (3 months)
Elbow (to head, body, arms, legs): up, straight, down, drop, back, thrusting, reverse
Knee (to legs, body, head): Straight and round.
High Blue (3 months)
(Boxing gloves and mouth guards are required and head gear recommended)
Scoop round kick
Parry down side kick
Parry by opposition (against push kick)
Dive into punch and knee
Catch/scoop straight punch and circle into knee
Catch push kick
Catch round kick
Rollie Pollie against single leg
Jab, cross into punch on pads.
Jab, cross into kick on pads.
Purple (3 months)
Thai clench and swing
Head up posture, swimming into clench, proper hand position, using momentum to hit.
Jab, cross into elbow on pads.
Jab, cross into knee on pads.
High Purple (3 months)
Preparation for: Hip Throw, Neck Throw, Shoulder Throw (work entrance only)
A) Grab hand and push to same side shoulder.
B) Grab hand and push to opposite shoulder.
C) Grab hand and open same side knee. Extend other arm along neck. Push neck point by putting hand on the ground.
D) Grab hand and push to biceps of held arm.
E) Grab hand and push with your opposite biceps into their biceps of the held arm. Knee opens.
F) Work Tiger roll into a jumping tiger roll into including a break fall at the end.
Defend against punch and return jab, cross.
Defend against punch and return kick.
Red (3 months)
Against Round kick: catch and leg sweep
Defend against kick and return jab, cross.
Defend against kick and return kick.
High Red (3 months)
Hip heist – A:hug and roll, B:trap arm and roll
Sweep from guard
Sprawl against takedown
A: Jab, cross into a punch with gloves. B: Defend.
A: Jab, cross into a kick with gloves and shins. B: Defend.
Brown (3 months)
Defend against punch and return take down.
Defend against kick and return take down.
Grabbing Hand – lop sao
Jerking Hand – jut sao
Running Hand – jao sao
Circling Hand – hun sao
Slapping Hand – pak sao
High Brown (3 months)
Standing side choke
Lying arm bar
Standing arm bar
Kneeling arm bar
Inverted standing arm bar
Over the shoulder arm bar
Lop sao into arm bar
Black (9 months)
Free sparring punching.
Free sparring punch/kick.
Free sparring punch/kick/throw/grapple.
Upper wrist lock with 5 restraints
Lower wrist lock with 5 restraints
Heel hook and ankle lock
S lock to wrist
V-hand to throat
U-hand to throat
Viper hand to throat
Tiger Claw to eyes
Finger jab to eyes
This time is spent refining all techniques and transitions between techniques.
A black belt is responsible for ALL techniques and should perform them with competence.