Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy Belt Rank System

 

 

Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy belt rank system uses the colors white, yellow, green, blue, red and black.

A demonstration of the rank rank system order progression looks like this:

 

 

Sidekicks Belt Rank Order

Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy Belt Rank Order

 

 

 

 

 

What are Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy requirements for belt rank promotion?

 

Not all martial arts schools have strict requirements for belt rank promotion as Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy. Think about what you want for your child? Good grades and excellent citizenship at school? That’s what’s required for testing promotion at Sidekicks.

 

Sidekicks supports the goals and initiatives that you have for your family. Encouragement, support and knowing that you’ve made the right decision in choosing a martial arts program for your kids.

 

Sidekicks is a community and offers support through a leader who has years of experience working with thousands of kids.

 

Permission to test and testing advancement  is based on two criteria. If they are being a good citizen in class and if they are getting passing grades.  

 

Each Sidekicks student must have their classroom teacher sign off on their testing permission slip.

 

There are key skills which form the foundation of Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy requirements for grading and rank promotion are.   These key skills are:

 

  • BASICS – element of hand and arm motion.
  • KICKS – element of foot and leg motion.
  • FITNESS – evidence of physical fitness.
  • FORMS – individual action.
  • ONE STEP – practical use of combat techniques.
  • SPARRING – relative free combat action.
  • BREAKING – evidence of power.

SIDEKICKS WHITE BELT BASIC EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A. BASIC TECHNIQUES
B. KICKING TECHNIQUES
C. FORM – BAKDE POOMSE – WHITE BELT FORM
D. ONE STEP SPARRING – ILBO MATSOKI
E. TAEKWONDO GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

SIDEKICKS YELLOW BELT I BASIC EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A. BASIC TECHNIQUES
B. KICKING TECHNIQUES
C. FORM – YELLOW BELT FORM
D. ONE STEP SPARRING (1-5) – ILBO MATSOKI
E. TAEKWONDO GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

SIDEKICKS YELLOW BELT II BASIC EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A. BASIC TECHNIQUES
B. KICKING TECHNIQUES
C. FORM – YELLOW BELT FORM
D. ONE STEP SPARRING (6-10) – ILBO MATSOKI
E. TAEKWONDO GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

SIDEKICKS GREEN BELT I BASIC EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A. BASIC TECHNIQUES
B. KICKING TECHNIQUES
C. FORM – GREEN BELT FORM
D. ONE STEP SPARRING (11-15) – ILBO MATSOKI
E. TAEKWONDO GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

SIDEKICKS GREEN BELT II BASIC EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A. BASIC TECHNIQUES
B. KICKING TECHNIQUES
C. FORM – GREEN BELT FORM
D. ONE STEP SPARRING (16-20) – ILBO MATSOKI
E. TAEKWONDO GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

SIDEKICKS BLUE BELT I BASIC EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A. BASIC TECHNIQUES
B. KICKING TECHNIQUES
C. FORM – BLUE BELT FORM
D. ONE STEP SPARRING (21-25) – ILBO MATSOKI
E. TAEKWONDO GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

SIDEKICKS BLUE BELT II BASIC EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A. BASIC TECHNIQUES
B. KICKING TECHNIQUES
C. FORM – BLUE BELT FORM
D. ONE STEP SPARRING (26-30) – ILBO MATSOKI
E. TAEKWONDO GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

In addition to knowing the Sidekicks Taekwondo forms, students need to do well academically.  This means, that kids taking Taekwondo at Sidekicks Martial Arts Academy need to get their teachers to sign off on their academic progress.  In order to test for a belt rank promotion at Sidekicks, the kids must be getting good grades in school.  If that is not the case, then GMO works together with the child, the parents, and the teacher, to make a game plan for improvement.

 

Sidekicks students also need to be doing well socially at school.  The teachers have to sign off that they are behaving well in school.  Grandmaster Orange encourages the Sidekicks students to practice the tenants of Taekwondo every day.  Courtesy, Integrity, Perseverance, Self Control, and Indomitable Spirit.  All of these attributes contribute to a successful student at Sidekicks.  A successful Sidekicks student, will be armed with the aptitude for a successful life.