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Test number 4


Marty Martin Karate​​ -​​ Student​​ Training Material

Beginner Orientation White Belt Level Guidelines


_______________Beginner Orientation______________

White Belt to Yellow Belt


Beginner Orientation


Level Objectives:​​ 


Establish​​ a​​ foundation of “basic​​ skills” which each student will use as the basis of their martial arts training.


Complete​​ Orientation to:​​ 


Warm-ups:​​ Aerobics, Stretching,​​ Body toning


Boxing Skills:​​ Basic punches and simple combinations


Karate​​ Basics:​​ Stances, Blocks, Punches, Kicks, and Steps


Self Defense Techniques:​​ Grab-release skills utilizing basic blocks


Conditioning:​​ Body toning: body weight, power bands, and​​ 

 ​​ ​​ ​​​​ plyometrics​​ and stretching


Character Development:​​ Oral-recite review


Power Tumbling:​​ Standing Stretches, basic tumbling skills​​ 


Student​​ Objectives:


Complete “orientation” to:​​ 
Proper behavior, rules and responsibilities as a martial artist
Martial Arts “skills” needed for future “Skill Set” development
Use Oral-recite review toward “Character Development”

  Importance of proper warm-up and basics development

Expose student to:​​ 

rules of engagement, use of training equipment and partner drills




_______________Beginner Skills  ​​ ​​​​ ______________

White Belt to Yellow Belt


Beginner Skills


Basics​​ of Boxing

Fighting stance​​ or Fighting Horse

Boxing moves

  Jab cross hook​​ uppercut

  Double hammer block and move​​ or follow-up with boxing​​ 

Basics of Karate

Stances:​​ ready, fighting horse, training horse, bow stance


Blocks:​​ Inward, outward, upward, downward


Strikes:​​ karate punch, reverse punch, shuffle punch, lunge punch


Kicks:​​ front kick, roundhouse, crescent kick, outside crescent kick


Steps:​​ cross step, hidden step, “L” step, “V” step


Movement drills:​​ step through, shuffle, side-slide, slide back


Snap Back Blocking

In-out-up-down in fighting stance

Spontaneous combinations​​ 


Basic Standing Jiu Jitsu Skills

Inside wrist lock

Outside wristlock


Basic​​ Grab Release Skills:​​ 

Inward block to​​ front shoulder​​ grab

Outward block to​​ side shoulder​​ grab

Upward block to​​ rear shoulder​​ grab

Downward block​​ straight​​ wrist grab


Beginner Tumbling for “Breakfalls”

Front tumbling roll

Back roll

Martial arts roll


Beginner level kickboxing combinations:​​ 

This is an introduction to kickboxing combinations:

Block – punch​​ or punch block

Kick – punch​​ or punch kick

Block –​​ kick – punch or punch – block - kick

  Kick –​​ block or block – kick

_______________Beginner Drills Development ​​ _____________

White Belt to Yellow Belt


Beginner Orientation to Drills Development


Beginner Boxing Skills

In place​​ platform​​ and introduction to moving

  Shadow boxing

On mitts


  “Double Hammer”​​ then move and strike


Basics of Karate

In place​​ 

Practice each basic section​​ in-group formation

  Practice​​ basics​​ in combinations

Line drills

  Step-through – practice each basic section then in combination

  Slide-up - practice each basic section then in combination


Snap Back Blocking

In place

In ring movement


Basic Grab-Release Skills​​ with partner:​​ 

Front shoulder grab

Side​​ shoulder grab

Rear​​ shoulder grab​​ 

Straight​​ wrist grab


Basic Standing Jiu Jitsu Skills​​ with partner

Inside wrist lock​​ – straight wrist or clothing grab

Outside wristlock​​ – cross wrist grab or clothing grab


In ring​​ movement​​ drills and skills using the Platform “Fighting Stance”

Block Focus Target

Punch Focus Target

Kick Focus Target

Block Kick-Punch Combinations

Front Kick-Reverse Punch

Round Kick-Reverse Punch

Rear Leg Front Kick-Front Leg Round Kick (add punch)






_______________Oral-recite Review__ ____________

White Belt to Yellow Belt​​ 



Character Building Material​​ - Oral Recite Review



Beginner Level


Where Do We Learn Karate?

Marty Martin Karate

What Style Karate Are We Learning?

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​     ​​​​ Kenpo Jiu Jitsu Karate

Are We Ready To Learn?

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​     ​​​​ Osssh!!!


Teaching – Students listen while​​ Instructors​​ teach then students do


Who’s Job Is It to Teach?

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​   ​​   ​​​​ “The Teacher”

Who’s Job Is It to Learn?

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​    ​​ ​​ ​​​​  ​​ “Mine”

Who’s Job Is It to Use the Knowledge?

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​  ​​ “Mine”


Learning – the process of using new information to make ourselves better


How Do We Learn? ​​ 

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​  ​​ We listen to directions.​​ 

How Do We Know? ​​ 

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​   ​​​​ We do.​​ 

How Do We Get Better?

 ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ We practice.


Establish​​ a​​ mental desire to study, set goal,​​ become dedicated to​​ the​​ martial arts.



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