Self-Defense Training Albany, NY, Martial Arts

Self-Defense Training

Belt Ranks

The following are the minimum requirements for belt advancement and should in no way be used as a strict guideline for promotion. All advancements are done at the discretion of Master Robert Clancy & Master Lou Defelippo.

White Belt

  • Instructor Intro
  • Safety Instruction
  • School Rules of Conduct Overview

Yellow Belt Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 9th Gup

  • Break Falls: Backward Roll - Side Break Fall - Forward Rolls
  • Kicks: Front - Side - Back
  • Punches: Vertical (jab/cross) - Hammer Fist - Back Fist
  • Break Aways: 14 One Arm Break Aways and 3 Two Arm Break Aways

Orange Belt Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 8th Gup

  • Break Falls: Backward Roll - Rolling Escape - Dive - Forward Break Fall
  • Kicks: Roundhouse - Inside/Outside Crescent
  • Punches: Uppercut - Hook or Roundhouse
  • Same Side Take Downs: 10 Same Side Tactics and 6 Hostile Handshakes

Green Belt Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 7th Gup

  • Strikes: Palm Heal - Tiger Mouth
  • Kicks: Scoops - Slaps
  • Same Side Take Down: 10 and 5 Hair Grab Defense
  • Evaluation of Ground Grappling Techniques and Execution
  • Review of All Techniques to Green Belt

Purple Belt Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 6th Gup

  • Strikes: Knife Hand - Spear Hand
  • Kicks: Upward Knee - Roundhouse Knee
  • Defense Against Cross Wrist Grabs: 8 and 5 Side Wrist Techniques
  • Defense Against Head Locks: 4 Techniques

Blue Belt Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 5th Gup

  • Strikes: Inside-Outside-Upward-Downward-Backward Elbows
  • Defense Against Punches: 6 Techniques
  • Defense Against Two Hand Wrist Grabs: 6 Techniques
  • Defense Against back Collar Grabs: 3 Techniques

Brown Belt Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 4th Gup

  • Defense Against Two Hands Grabbing Two Wrists in Front: 6 Techniques
  • Defense Against Two Hands Grabbing Two Wrists in back:  4 Techniques
  • Defense Against One Hand Lapel/Chest Grabs: 5 Techniques

Red Belt Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 3rd Gup

  • Defense Against one Hand Shoulder Grabs (front): 8 Techniques
  • Defense Against Two Hand Lapel/Chest Grabs: 6 Techniques
  • Defense Against Two Hand Shoulder Grabs (back): 1 Technique
  • Defense Against Belt grabs (palm down): 2 Techniques
  • Defense Against Belt grabs (palm up): 2 Techniques

Red Belt Black Stripe Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 2nd Gup

  • Defense Against One Hand Middle Sleeve Grabs: 2 Techniques
  • Defense Against Two Hand Middle Sleeve Grabs (front): 4 Techniques
  • Defense Against Two Hand Middle Sleeve Grabs (back):  1 Technique
  • Defense Against Side Body Grabs: 2 Techniques
  • Defense Against Full Nelsons: 5 Techniques

Black Belt Curriculum in Combat Hapkido - 1st Gup

  • Defense Against Bear hugs: Arms Out Back: 3 Arms Out Front: 3
  • Arms In Back: 4 Arms In Front: 2
  • Defense Against kicks: 4 techniques

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