Green Belt with Brown Stripe - Yonkyu

The Green with Brown Stripe belt represents a period of refinement for our students. This is the final step before Brown Belt, so we take this stage in the training very seriously. Refining past material is important, since most of our brown belts become Black Belts.

Requirements for Next Rank

All previous rank requirements.


  • Knife hand blocks (circular and downward)


  • Back leaning stance

  • Bo stance

  • Japanese twist stance


  • Rising front punch

  • Bridge finger

  • Finger whip

  • Willow palm

  • Bear paw

  • Phoenix strike

  • 12 strikes with the escrima stick

  • 25 outside hand strikes (left and right)


  • Tornado kick

  • Flying side blade kick

Self-Defense Techniques

  • Multiple attackers

  • 4 defenses for front and back chokes

  • 4 defenses for wrist and lapel grabs

  • 2 defenses for all club strikes


All combinations must be performed right and left handed

  • Eleven

  • Seventeen

  • Nineteen


  • San


  • Kempo punch techniques related to the ten-point blocking system

  • Animal techniques