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Yellow Belt Syllabus
Damien Keogh performing Delayed Sword
(1st technique from the yellow belt syllabus) - Please scroll
down for a step by step guide to the technique
Please find below a complete summary of the basics,
forms and techniques which comprise the Yellow belt IKKA syllabus
(the first belt for which you will be tested for).
Forward Bow (right and left)
Reverse Bow (right and left)
Cat (right and left)
Inward (right and left)
Outward (right and left)
Extended outward (right and left)
Upward (right and left)
Downward (right and left)
Strikes & Kicks
Straight punch (right and left)
Vertical punch (right and left)
Uppercut punch (right and left)
Inward elbow (right and left)
Back elbow (right and left)
Outward elbow (right and left)
Overhead inward elbow (right and left)
Heel palm (right and left)
Front kick (right and left)
Back kick (right and left)
Spinning back kick (right and left)
Roundhouse kick (right and left)
Side Snap - Knife Edge
Step Through Kicks
Step through (forward and reverse)
Step drag (forward and reverse)
Drag step (forward and reverse)
Switch (front to rear)
Switch (rear to front)
Self Defense Techniques
1. Delayed Sword (against a right grab).
2. Alternating Mace (against a two handed push).
3. Sword of Destruction ( against a left punch).
4. Deflecting Hammer (against a right kick).
5. Checking the Storm (against a right overhead club attack)
6. The Grasp (against a side head lock)
7. Attacking Mace (against a straight punch)
8. Captured Twigs (against a bear hug from the rear)
9. Mace of Aggression (against a two handed front grab)
10. Sword and Hammer (against a left grab from the
B1a B2a B3a B4a
B1b B2b B3b B4b
Short Form 1
Blocking Set 1
step back with your left foot toward 6:00 into a right neutral
bow facing 12:00 while simultaneously executing a right inward
block to the right inner wrist of your opponent. At the same
time position your left hand at solar plexus level as a precautionary
check against further action.
your right foot back into a cat stance.
deliver a right front snap ball kick to your opponents groin
Plant your right
foot forward into a right neutral bow facing 12:00 to check
your opponent's right knee, as you deliver a right outward
handsword strike to the right side of your opponents
neck. Remember to maintain the position of your left hand as
a precautionary check. Immediately slide your right hand to
the right wrist of your opponent as a precautionary check.