Blue Belt Forms

1 Kata

Advancement to Blue Belt w/ Green Stripe requires proficient execution of #1 Kata. Dedicated effort will be rewarded with skills useful and adaptable to any conflict situation. Always strive to learn the movements exactly as taught by your instructor, and reinforced by this manual.

  1. Assume front position and bow. Right foot steps out to horse stance with double closed cross hand block high.  Bring fists back to elbow position with kiai. N
  2. Left front ball kick middle, landing in left half moon stance with right front two-knuckle punch high.  N
  3. Right front ball kick middle, landing right half moon stance with left front two-knuckle punch high.  N
  4. Look and turn left pulling left foot into cat stance facing S, left foot steps out landing in left half moon stance with double upward cross hand blocks.  S
  5. Left downward block with right front two-knuckle punch middle.  S
  6. Look and turn right, left foot meets right in front position facing NW with hands in cup and saucer on right side.  NW
  7. Left foot steps to side landing in horse stance with double downward cross hand block, close hands trapping opponents leg.  NW
  8. Left foot meets right in front position facing N, arms swing circular up to the right, up to shoulder height.  N
  9. Left foot steps to side landing in horse stance, arms swing circular up to the left, up to shoulder height.  N
  10. Arms swing circular to the right, hands land on guard, right hand open over head, left hand open vertical in front. N
  11. Right foot steps out landing in horse stance facing W looking W, with double knife hand block W.
  12. Look N hold open hands palm-over-palm on right side, right spear poke high.  N
  13. Look and turn left pulling left foot into cat stance facing S, with right circular downward palm block.  S
  14. Left foot steps out landing in half moon stance with left palm heel strike high.  S
  15. Right front kick landing in right half moon stance.  S
  16. Look and turn left pulling left foot into left cat stance facing N with left outside block.  N
  17. Left foot steps out landing in left half moon stance with left back two-knuckle punch high.  N
  18. Right foot meets left in front position, hands cup and saucer on left side.  N
  19. Look right with right side kick low and right back fist high leaving back fist out, landing in horse stance.  N
  20. Left foot meets right in front position, hands cup and saucer on right side.  N
  21. Look left with left side kick low and left back fist high leaving back fist out, landing in horse stance.  N
  22. Double cross hand blocks high, bring fists back to elbow position with Kiai, right foot meets left in front position and bow.  N