TECHNICAL PROGRESSION SCHEME

YELLOW GRADE

Striking

Fundamentals of the basic punches and kicks: posture, balance, breathing and footwork


1. Jab

2. CROSS

3. HOOK

4. BODY HOOK

5. MIDDLE KICK

6. LOW KICK

DEFENCES

Blocking (covering the head or body) and parrying (deflecting away the strike with your hand)


7. BLOCK

8. DOWN PARRY SIDE PARRY

9. LOW KICK BLOCK

10. MIDDLE KICK BLOCK WITH THE LEG GRAB

STRIKING COMBINATIONS

Three striking cominations with switching right-left

CLINCHES


11. POMMELING

12. OVERHOOK

13. UNDERHOOK

14. BEAR HUG

TAKEDOWNS

To demonstrate understanding of the best opportunity for a takedown (best clinch - best movement - action/reaction principle)


15. SINGLE LEG

16. DOUBLE LEG

17. LARGE INNER REAP

18. KNEE PICK

GROUNDWORK: DIRECT ATTACKS


19. REAR NAKED CHOKE (RNC) FROM BACK MOUNT

20. WRIST CHOKE FROM SIDE CONTROL

21. AMERICANA FROM MOUNT AND HALF-GUARD

22. HEAD'N'ARM CHOKE FROM SCARF CONTROL

23. REAR NAKED CHOKE (RNC) FROM BACK CONTROL

24. REVERSAL ARM-LOCK FROM KESA CONTROL
25. ANKLE-LOCK FROM GUARD

GROUNDWORK: REVERSALS

26. GUARD INTO SIDE CONTROL
27. GUARD PASS INTO MOUNT
28. HALF-GUARD INTO SIDE CONTROL
29. KNEE CONTROL INTO SIDE CONTROL INTO MOUNT
30. TURTLE HEAD CONTOL INTO TURTLE SIDE CONTROL
31. KESA CONTROL INTO SIDE CONTROL
32. TURTLE BACK CONTROL INTO BACK MOUNT INTO SITTING BACK CONTROL INTO MOUNT
33. BUTTERFLY GUARD SWEEP INTO SIDE CONTROL

GROUNDWORK: ESCAPES AND DEFENCES

34. 'PETERSON ROLL' INTO TURTLE BACK CONTROL
35. SIDE CONTROL DEFENCE INTO HALF-GUARD DEFENCE INTO FULL GUARD DEFENCE
36. MOUNT DEFENCE INTO FULL GUARD
37. KNEE CONTROL DEFENCE INTO HALF-GUARD DEFENCE
38. KESA CONTROL DEFENCE INTO HALF-GUARD DEFENCE
39. MOUNT DEFENCE INTO HALF-GUARD DEFENCE
40. "ARCH" ESCAPE FROM SCARF DEFENCE INTO SCARF CONTROL