Orange Belt Grading

From 8 to 7 Kyu (Yellow -> Orange belt)

Minimum time before grading: 36 hours. Before checking the technical aspect of the grading please have a look at the extra rules and hints page.

The student must be able to explain in detail every technique, block, stance and guard that is part of this grading program

Every technique from previous grading, stepping forwards and backwards

  1. Kicking techniques in side stand, both on the spot and stepping forwards-backwards
    • Round kick with front leg
    • Side kick with front leg
  2. Positions and guards
    • Side position
    • Side guard
  3. Punching techniques in side stand stepping forwards and backwards
    • Back fist punch front hand
    • Knife-hand punch front hand
  4. Movements
    • Stepping forwards and backwards in side position
  5. Blocks (stepping backward in front and side position)
    • Open hand block
    • External block
  6. Fitness
    • 15 press ups
    • 40 abs
  7. Other
    • Uniform
    • Belt knot


Every technique is to be done stepping forwards and backwards.