Black Belt Curriculum

Krav Maga Gradings & Assessments

BKMO Krav Maga Curriculum

Yellow  1 Yellow 2 Green 1 Green 2 Blue 1 Blue 2
Purple 1 Purple 2 Brown 1 Brown 2 Brown 3 Black


A rotating curriculum means you can start at any level with in the Krav Maga circle. Belts are representation of where you are in the 24 month period to cover the curriculum.

Instructor Levels and Intense Training are:-

Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Level 7
Level 8
Level 9
Level 10
Level 11
Level 12

Graduate Instructor-Black

 

1st Yellow
Footwork
Neutral Stance
Starting Stance

Advance and Retreat Footwork
Left and Right Movement

Hand Strikes

Jab
Cross
Palm Heel Strike
Eye strike
Elbows
Elbow (Horizontal Elbow)
Elbow (Side Elbow)
Elbow (Back Elbow)

Leg Strikes
Front Snap Kick to the groin
Front Push kick

360
° Blocking

Blocks against Straight Cross

Palm Block
Inside Block
Breakaway and Disengagements
Choke from front (two hand plucking defense)
Choke From front (one hand pluck defense)
Choke From behind (two handed pluck)

Ground Fighting

1.) Back Position
2.) Movement on the ground
3.) Getting Up

2nd Yellow
Footwork
Neutral Stance
Starting Stance

Advance and Retreat Footwork
Left and Right Movement

Hand Strikes

Side Hammer Fist
Back Hammer Fist
Forward Hammer Fist
Down Hammer Fist

Elbows

Elbow (Forward uppercut Elbow)
Elbow (Downward Elbow)


Leg Strikes

Round Kick to body
Knee with shoulder grab
Knee with full neck grab

360° Blocking

Blocks against Straight Cross

Palm Block
Inside Block

Breakaway and Disengagements
Choke From the Side
Choke from the front while pushing
Choke from behind while pushing
Head lock From the side

Ground Fighting

4.) Front Kick From ground
5.) Side Kick From the Ground

1st Green
Footwork
Neutral Stance
Starting Stance

Advance and Retreat Footwork
Left and Right Movement

Hand Strikes

Side Hammer Fist
Back Hammer Fist
Forward Hammer Fist
Down Hammer Fist
Elbows

Elbow (Forward uppercut Elbow)
Elbow (Downward Elbow)

Leg Strikes

Round Kick to body
Knee with shoulder grab
Knee with full neck grab

360° Blocking

Blocks against Straight Cross

Palm Block
Inside Block

Breakaway and Disengagements
Wrist Release (same side)
Wrist Release (opposite side)
Wrist Release from both hands held high
Wrist Release both hands held low
Wrist release from a double handed grab
Ground Fighting

4.) Front Kick From ground
5.) Side Kick From the Ground

2nd Green 

Evasive movement
Bobbing and Weaving
Slipping

Hand strikes
Hook
Uppercut
Jab left, Cross, Hook
Jab, Cross, Hook, Upper Cut

Blocking
Palm Block Jab (counter Cross)
Inside Block Jab (side hammer fist)
Palm Block cross (counter cross body, push down cross head)
Rising Block (360 counter) cross (cross counter)
Push down attackers lead hand throw right cross

Defence against Front Kick

Redirection counter Cross
Stabbing defence against front kick

Blocking
Redirect and pluck against front kick
Side block high front kick
Front kick redirect with shin

Low leg Defence

Block with Shin
Absorb with thigh
Stop with Side Kick

Choke Defence

Choke against a wall
Choke from behind against a wall
Choke from behind with a pull

Head locks

Headlock from behind (From across the throat)
Headlock from behind (Carotid choke)

Bear Hug
Bear hug from the front with arms free
Bear Hug from the front with arms free (leverage on neck)

Break Falls

Left break fall from squatting
left break fall from standing
Right break fall from squatting
Right break fall from standing

Ground Fighting

Defence against Punches in Mount (Bucking hips)
Defence against Punches in Mount (Trap and Roll)
Defence against Punches in Mount (Elbow strike shrimping)
Escape choke from mounts
Escape Headlock from Mount
Maintain Mount position
Safe stand up from being in full mount

1st Blue

Evasive movement
Bobbing and Weaving
Slipping

Hand strikes

Jab, Rear Elbow
Left, right, left hook, right Elbow
right upper cut, left hook, right cross

Blocking

Defence Against Hooks (Forearm Block)
Defence Against Hooks (Thumbs and Ears)
Defence against upper cut (redirect same side)
Defence against upper cut (cup  same side)
Defence against upper cut (cup  opposite side)

Defence against Front Kick

Redirection counter Cross
Stabbing defence against front kick

Blocking
Redirect and pluck against front kick
Side block high front kick
Front kick redirect with shin

Low leg Defence

Block with Shin
Absorb with thigh
Stop with Side Kick

Choke Defence

Choke against a wall
Choke from behind against a wall
Choke from behind with a pull

Head locks

Headlock from behind (From across the throat)
Headlock from behind (Carotid choke)

Bear Hug

Bear Hug from behind with arms free
Bear Hug from behind with arms caught (with space)
Bear Hug from behind with arms caught (no space)

Break Falls

Left break fall from squatting
left break fall from standing
Right break fall from squatting
Right break fall from standing

Ground Fighting
Defence from the bottom: Kick off from the bottom
Defence from Foot Grab (axekick stripping)
Defence from Foot Grab (spinning outward (round Kick)
Defence from Foot Grab (spinning inward heal kick)

2nd Blue

Head Butts

Forward Head butt
Backward Head butt

Inward Angle Knee

Parry Jab Cross
Lean Back from cross (Trap, Right Cross)
Inside and Outside defense of straight punches

Inward Angle Knee

Rising block of cross (counter cross)
Outside Block counter cross

Break Falls & Rolls

Back break fall from standing
Forward break roll from standing to standing
Forward roll break fall to backward break fall
Backward break fall to standing

Standing reverse headlock

Hair Grab
Hair Grab from front
Hair Grab from the side
Hair Grab from the back
Bear Hug
Bear Hug from behind (leverage on the head)
Bear Hug with lift from behind
Bear Hug with lift from the front

Ground Work

Working from the Guard
Arm Bar From Guard
Guard Reversal Sweep
Arm Bar From the side Choke

Head Locks on the ground (scarfold)
Headlock from the side defence (Basic Position)
Headlock from side defence (attackers weight is forward; leg wrap)

Head Locks on the ground (scarfold)
Headlock from the side defence (attackers weight is forward; with space)
Headlock from the side defence (attackers weight is back)

Escape from the Guard

Side Mount Postion

Side Mount (Basic Position)
Side Mount (Arm Lock)

Side Mount Postion
Side Mount (Strikes)
Side Mount (Transitional to full mount)
Side Mount (Knee to Belly disengage from side mount)