Pelham Tiger Rock Martial Arts
2748 Pelham Parkway
PELHAM, Alabama 35124

Belt Stripes Required for Testing: Winter 2018

Those highlighted are yellow stripes. Those not highlighted are black stripes. 

Tiger Cubs Stripes

  1. Belt Tying
  2. COURAGE: "Iam strong; I am brave; I have courage!"
  3. Stances: Chung-Be Stance, Front Stance
  4. Strike & Kick: Knifehand, Outside Crescent Kick
  5. Block: Low Block, Outside Block
  6. Safety Skill: Backwards Fall / Stand in Base, "Stop! Don't Touch Me Stranger!" / Wrist Release (one-handed & two-handed grab)
  7. Physical Challenge: Sit ups
    1. The Abs of Steel award will go to the cub who does the most sit ups in 30 seconds at testing.

Life Lessons:

  • White / Yellow Belts: "CHOOSE, COMMIT, GROW, FOCUS, BELIEVE, PRACTICE"
  • Green - Black Belts: "CHOOSE, COMMIT, GROW, FOCUS, BELIEVE, PRACTICE, ACHEIVE, CHALLENGE, COMPETE, EVALUATE, DISTINGUISH, OBSERVE, RECOGNIZE, RESPOND"
  • Black Belts: "While our journey is long and has many obstacles, our training provides us with opportunities, abilities, and responsibilities, to TRANSFORM the world around us. It is what we do with this training through action that will ultimately determine just how high our RISE can be."

Board Breaking Requirements  

Board Color Chart

Age

Board Color

5-6

White

7-9

Yellow

10-11

Orange

12-13 Males

12-14 & 46+ Females

Green

14-15 & 46+ Males 
(up to 2DL4 Black Belt)

15-45 Females

Blue

16-45 Males
(up to 2DL4 Black Belt)

46+ Males (3rd Degree Black Belt & Above

Brown

16-45 Males (3rd Degree Black Belt & Above

Black

White & Yellow Belt Stripes

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Form
  3. One-Step #1: Right Front Kick (land in back stance), Right Outside Block, Right Knifehand strike (head level), shift to right front stance, #2 Left Punch (head level) - Get Away!
  4. One-Step #2: Left Outside Crescent Kick, Right Front Kick (land in right front stance), #1 Right Punch (head), #2 Left Punch (body) - Get Away!
  5. Stances & Listening Positions
  6. Strikes & Blocks
  7. Kicks

Green Belt Stripes

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Form
  3. Sparring Combination: #1 Side Kick, #1 Jab, #2 Punch, #2 Side Kick
  4. Pad Drills
    1. #1 Jab, #2 Punch
    2. #2 Side Kick
    3. #3 Front Kick 

Blue Belt Stripes

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Form
  3. Sparring Combination: #1 Side Kick, #1 Jab, #2 Punch, #2 Side Kick
  4. Pad Drills
    • #1 Jab, #2 Punch
    • #2 Side Kick
    • #3 Front Kick
  5. Board Breaking
    • #2 Side Kick
    • Palm Heel (on ground)
    • Elbow (on ground)
    • One Attempt. You must break 1 out of 3 to pass.

Brown - Red Belt Stripes

  1. R15E Stripe: Life lesson & Belt Tying
  2. Form
  3. Sparring Combination: #1 Jab, #2 Punch, #2 Side Kick, Spin Heel Kick
  4. Pad Drills
    • #1 Jab, #2 Punch
    • #2 Side Kick
    • #3 Front Kick
  5. Board Breaking :
    • #2 Side Kick
    • Palm Heel (on ground)
    • #3 Front Kick
    • Elbow (on ground)
    • One Attempt. You must break 2 out of 4 to pass.

Black Belt Stripes

The next Black Belt exam is in February 2018. You must have 16 classes (in the 2mo. cycle before testing) to be eligible to test. The class count and belt stripes will start December 8th.

This cycle os focused on the District Tournament Nov. 2-3! As part of the Black Belt No Limits experience, you have the opportunity check out the details below.

RANK UP AT A TOURNAMENT:

Win the following combination of medals in Form and Sparring (no other competition medals count):

  • District: one gold medal and another medal
  • Nationals: any two medals
  • Worlds: any one medal

If you do earn a Rank Up Card at the Tournament, turn it into your academy manager to receive your next belt at the end-of-cycle Black Belt Seminar!

Black Belt Seminar: Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Hoover Tiger Rock

 
 
 

About Tiger-Rock Martial Arts International
Tiger-Rock Martial Arts s a National franchising company providing health, skills and fitness training through its franchisees’ Martial Arts programs for members of all ages. Our programs enrich their personal and professional lives in many ways. Tiger-Rock programs are a blend of modern sport science, the latest research, and hundreds of years of martial arts tradition to provide you with the most effective experience available.