Maroon Fist
Kickboxing Syllabus

The syllabus follows a
steady progress of learning.

Gradings are aimed to test and monitor skills at various levels of training and help set high standards within the clubs.

white sash

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  • Left Stance
  • Right Stance
  • Horse stance x 10 punches
  • Step back & block with left hand and punch
  • Step back & block with right hand and punch
  • Jab
  • Cross
  • Left Hook
  • Right Hook
  • Front Kick
  • Rear Leg Round House Kick
  • Defence work (Illustrated with a partner)
  • Parry (Both arms)
  • Slip Evasion
  • Jab > Cross > Rear Leg Round House
  • Jab > Cross > Left Hook > Rear Leg Round House
  • Left Snap Kick > Jab > Cross > Rear Leg Round House
  • Punch out drill 3 x 1 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Kicking drill 3 x 45 second rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • 10 Push Ups (Girls can perform these off their knees)
  • 40 Sit Ups
  • 30 Squat Kicks

yellow 2nd sash

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  • Moving Forward and Backwards
  • Uppercut Both Arms (Short)
  • Uppercut Both Arms (Long)
  • Side Kick
  • Front Push Kick
  • Turning Back Kick
  • Foot Sweep & back sweep
  • Side Step Evasion
  • Inside Knee Block
  • Middle line hand block X 2
  • Controlled one step sparring illustrating offensive and defensive named techniques
  • Jab > Right Uppercut > Left Hook > Right Cross
  • Left Side Kick > Right Cross > Long Left Hook > Right Round House
  • Right Cross > Left Hook > Right Round House
  • Punch out drill 3 x 1 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Kicking drill 3 x 1 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Squat Kick drill 2 x 1 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Skipping combination
  • 15 Push Ups
  • 50 Sit Ups
  • 40 Squat Kicks

orange 3rd sash

Assessment begins with covering White & Yellow syllabus techniques

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  • Ability to move forward, backwards, left and right
  • Ability to switch stance
  • Ability to Jab whilst moving
  • Double kicks front/round kicks (both legs)
  • Straight Leg Spinning Kick
  • Hook Kick (Both legs)
  • Axe Kick (Both legs)
  • Iron bar technique with partner x 2
  • Pressing Block
  • Elbow Blocks
  • Jab > Cross > Jab > Cross > Slip > Right Round House
  • Left Side Kick > Right Hook Kick > Right Round House
  • Left Hook > Roll (with hook) > Left hook > Right Side Kick
  • 1 & 2 Step sparring against named attacks, Illustrating basic offensive and defensive skills
  • Counter Sparring, Illustrating the ability to deliver a named counter attack against a named attack
  • 3 x 1.5 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest using:
  • Jab > cross > left hook > right cross
  • Double left roundhouse > double right roundhouse
  • Punch out drill 3 x 1.5 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Kicking drill 3 x 1.5 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Squat Kick drill 2 x 1.5 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Skipping combination
  • 20 Push Ups
  • 60 Sit Ups
  • 50 Squat Kicks

green 4th sash

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  • Ability to move in all directions
  • Slipping Jab
  • Back Fist
  • Turning Back Fist
  • Ridge hand attacks
  • Jumping Round House Kick
  • Jumping Front Kick
  • Ball of Foot Front Kick
  • Spinning Hook Kick
  • Over Arm Block (from Axe Kick)
  • Upper block punch and front kick both side
  • Lead Leg low Round House > High Lead Leg Round House > Straight Leg Spinning Round House (Rear)
  • Jab > Cross > Left Hook > Spinning Hook Kick > Left Side Kick
  • Right Uppercut > Left Hook > Overhand Right > Right Round House (Land in Right Stance) Turning Back Kick
  • Plank holding the position for 2 minutes
  • Continuous light sparring for 3 x 45 second rounds.
  • Punch out drill 3 x 1.5 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Kicking drill 3 x 1.5 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Squat Kick drill 2 x 1.5 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Skipping combination
  • 25 Push Ups
  • 70 Sit Ups
  • 60 Squat Kicks

BLUE 5th sash

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  • Core training Plank holding the position for 2.5mins
  • Slow press up (courting 10 DOWN & UP). (Girls can perform these on their knees)
  • Shadow Boxing, Illustrating ability to move and turn in all directions whilst delivering punches and kicks.
  • Stepping Cross
  • Sliding Cross
  • Rush forward Back Fist
  • Turning Jumping Back Kick
  • Turning Side Kick
  • Low Point Round House Kick (Thai Kick to thigh)
  • Jumping Spinning Round House Kick
  • Long Guard (Thai Guard)
  • Double Forearm Block
  • 5 x 1 minute rounds of a mixture of combinations taken from previous grades
  • 3 x 1.5 minute rounds of semi contact sparring
  • Punch out drill 3 x 2 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Kicking drill 3 x 2 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Squat Kick drill 3 x 2 minute rounds with 30 seconds rest
  • Skipping combination
  • 30 Push Ups
  • 80 Sit Ups
  • 70 Squat Kicks

PURPLE 6thSASH

Assessment begins with covering White, Yellow, Orange, Green & Purple syllabus techniques

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  • 2 rounds of advanced shadow sparring
  • Elbow strikes:
  • 1. Upward
  • 2. Hooking
  • Sickle kicks
  • Front Knee
  • Jumping Side Kick
  • Jumping Hook Kick
  • Jumping Knee
  • Clinch Work
  • Restrain an attacker
  • Upper block punch and front kick
  • Jab > Cross > Slip > Right Cross > Left Hook > Right Uppercut > Left Uppercut
  • Left Side Kick > Turning Back Kick (Rear Leg) > Jumping Front Kick
  • 3 x random combinations assigned on the day
  • 3 x 2 minute rounds of semi contact sparring
  • Punching and kicking drills will be assigned on the day
  • Skipping combination
  • 60 Push Ups
  • 120 Sit Ups
  • 80 Squat Kicks

BROWN 7th sASH

The student must illustrate the ability to coach both basic and advanced techniques presented by the examiner.
The student must be able to recall all moves from the syllabus upon request.<br>The student must be able to produce and demonstrate both basic and advanced combinations.

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  • Double Jumping Front Kick
  • Double Jumping Side Kick
  • 4 x 2 minute of boxing drills assigned by the examiner
  • 3 x 2 minute rounds of kicking drills assigned by the examiner
  • 3 x 2 minute rounds of semi contact sparring
  • 2 x 1 minute rounds coaching a novice on the basics of sparring.
  • 2 x chokes
  • 2 x arm locks
  • 2 x throws
  • Defence against multiple attacker using both Grappling and striking techniques
  • 100 pushups in 5 minutes
  • 100 sit ups
  • 80 squat kicks

BLACK SASH 1st dAN

Assessment begins with covering white, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple & Brown belt techniques

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  • Students must attend 2 Boxercise session seminars throughout year for their development and this give them the chance to spar with other students
  • 3 x 2 minute rounds of pad work (combinations provided on the day)
  • 5 x 2 minute rounds of sparring (Semi contact)
  • 2 x 1.5 minute rounds of sparring (Full contact)
  • 5 rounds of drills assigned by the instructor on the day.

Notes:   For students who started the Maroon Fist Kung Fu syllabus and then decided go over to kick boxing, their ability will be look at before moving to the next grade.

   License book must be provided for signing.

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