testing material

As of 2019 we will no longer have a dedicated foundation level, it will be called Level 1
Material that was previously in foundation level has been integrated in the appropriate level. KMKY will be moving forward with Levels 1-5 in dedicated classes.
Testing will be the way a student can move from one level to another.
MARCH 23rd, 2019 Test: Where: KMKY, What time: 9:00 am (be early to warm up), How much: $10/person day of

lv 1 curriculum

 

 COMBATIVES

  • Stances

    • Passive Stance

    • Passive Ready Stance

    • Fighting Stance

    • Moving in Fighting Stance

  • Straight Strikes

    • Straight Punch – Lead Hand (Jab)

    • Straight Punch – Rear Hand (Cross)

    • Straight Punch with Advance

    • Straight Punch with Retreat

    • Straight Punch to the Body

    • Palm Heel Striking (2 Variations)

    • Eye Strike

  • Punch Defenses

    • 360 Degree Defenses 

    • Inside Defense against Straight Punch Palms

    • Inside Defense against Straight Punch Forearms

    • Inside Defense against Straight Punch Low

    • Inside Defense and 360 Degree Defenses against Punches

 

  • ​Hammerfists

    • Hammerfist to the Side

    • Hammerfist to the Back (Behind)

    • Forward Hammerfist

    • Downward Hammerfist

  • Elbow Strikes

    • Elbow #1

    • Elbow #2

    • Elbow #3

    • Elbow #4

    • Elbow #5

    • Elbow #6

    • Elbow #7

  • Knees and Kicks

    • Front Kick to the Groin

    • *Front Kick with the forward leg

    • *Groin Kick with the ball of your foot

    • Round Kick Horizontal/ Diagonal

    • Knee Strike

    • Round Knee Strike

  • Kick/Hand Strike Combinations

    • Front Kick/Hammerfist Combination

    • Straight Punch/ Elbow/ Knee Combination

 

 SELF-DEFENSE

  • Choke Defenses Static (Plucking Defenses)

    • Choke from the Front (Two-Handed Pluck)

    • Choke from the Front (One-Handed Pluck)

    • Choke from Behind

    • Choke from the Side

    • *Rotational defense against static chokes

  • Choke with a Push Defenses (Rotational Defenses)

    • Choke from the Front with a Push

    • Choke from Behind with a Push

  • Headlock Defenses

    • Headlock from the Side

    • Headlock from Behind (Bar Arm)

    • Headlock from Behind (Carotid Choke)

    • Headlock from Behind (Rear Naked Choke)

  • Wrist Grab Releases

    • Wrist Release: Same Side Hand – (Elbow to Elbow)

    • Wrist Release: Opposite Hand (Hitchhike Out)

    • Wrist Release: Two Hands Held Down from the Front (Circle Up)

    • Wrist Release: Two Hands Held High from the Front (Circle Down)

    • Wrist Release: One Wrist Held by Two Hands – Low 

 GROUNDFIGHTING

  • Positions and Movement

    • Back Position

    • Back Position: Movement on the Ground

    • Side Position: Movement on the Ground

  • Kicks from the Ground

    • Front Kick from the Ground

    • Round Kick from the Ground

    • Side Kick from the Ground

  • Getting Up

    • Getting Up with Two Hands (For Beginners)

    • Getting Up with One Hand (For More Advanced Students)

recommended gear

  1. Wraps or finger gloves

  2. Groin protection

lv 2 curriculum

 COMBATIVES

  • Movement

    • Bobbing and Weaving​

    • Slipping

  • Punches and Hand Strikes

    • Hook Punch

    • Uppercut Punch​​

  • Focus Mitt Combinations

    • 1.2.3

    • 1.2.3.4

    • 1.1.2.3.2

    • 1.1.2.3.4.3

    • 1.2. slip 1.2

    • 1.2.3 bob 2

  • Punch Defenses

    • Inside punch defense with Counterattack against Left Punch

    • Inside Punch Defense with Counterattack against Left Punch Using Left Hand

    • Inside Defense with Counterattack against Right Punch (Two Counters)

    • Inside Defense with Counterattack against Right Punch (One Counter)

  • Kicks

    • Front Kick with Advance (from a Fighting Stance)

    • Front Kick with Advance (from a Neutral Stance)

    • Offensive Front Kick

    • Defensive Front Kick

    • Side Kick

    • Side Kick with Advance

    • Back Kick

    • Back Kick with Advance

    • Uppercut Back Kick (Short)

  • Kick Defenses

    • Defense against Front Kick (Redirecting with Shin)

    • Stop Kick Defense against Front Kick

    • Reflexive Defense against Front Kick

    • Outside Stabbing Defense against Front Kick

    • Inside Defense against Front Kick to the Body

    • Inside Defense against High Front Kick

    • Defense against Low Round Kick (Using the Shin)

    • Defense against Low Round Kick (Absorbing with Thigh)

 

 SELF-DEFENSE

  • Choke Defenses

    • Choke from the Front against a Wall

    • Choke from the Behind against a Wall

    • Choke from Behind with a Pull

  • Bearhug Defenses

    • Bearhug from the Front with Arms Caught (with Space)

    • Bearhug from the Front with Arms Caught (No Space)

    • Bearhug from the Front with Arms Free

    • Bearhug from the Front with Arms Free (Leverage on the Neck – 2 Variations)

    • Bearhug from Behind with Arms Free

    • Bearhug from Behind with Arms Caught

    • Bearhug from Behind with Arms Caught Over Wrists

  • Wrist Grab Releases

    • Both Wrists Grabbed, Held Behind the Back

    • 2 Attackers – Each Pulling Defender’s Arms to Side

    • 3 Attackers – 2 Pulling Defender’s Arms to Side and 1 Approaching

  • Clothing Grab Releases

    • Sleeve Grabs

    • Shoulder Grabs

    • Lapel Grabs

  • Takedown Defenses

    • Basic Sprawl

    • Arm Stop Defense Against Knee Grab or Single Leg

 

 FALLS

  • Back Fall Break

  • Side Fall Break

  • Front Fall Break

 

 GROUND FIGHTING

  • Guard

    • Operating When You Have Someone In Your Guard (Closed and Open Guard)

    • Guard – Bottom Position: Striking from the Guard

    • Guard – Bottom Position: Kick Off from the Guard – Knee to Chest (with space)

    • Guard – Bottom Position: Kick Off from the Guard – Heel to Hip (arm control)

    • Operating While in Someone’s Guard (Basic and Sitting-Up Position)

    • Striking While in the Guard

    • Escape from the Guard (Sit Back and Strike the Groin)

    • Escape from the Guard (Stacking)

  • Mount

    • Trap and Roll: Choke with Attacker in Mount

    • Trap and Roll: Close Choke or Headlock while Mounted

    • Trap and Roll: Defense against Punches, Mounted (Bucking Hips)

    • Top Position – Mount (#1-5)

    • Top Position – Mount: Trap Opponent’s Arms to Chest to Pop Up and Out

    • Back Mount: Choke from Behind while Mounted

  • Foot Grab Releases

    • Foot Grab: Clearing/Stripping Foot (Axe Kick)

    • Foot Grab: Spinning Outward (Round Kick)

    • Foot Grab: Spinning Inward (Heel Kick)

lv 3 curriculum

 COMBATIVES

  • Headbutts

    • Forward Headbutt

    • Upward Headbutt

    • Headbutt to the Side

    • Headbutt to the Back

  • Punch Defenses
    • Inside Defense against Left-Right Combination (Two Inside Defenses)

    • Inside Defense against Left-Right Combination (Lean Back and Trap)

    • Inside Defense against Left-Right Combination (Using One Hand)

  • Outside Defenses (Not 360)
    • Outside Defense #1

    • Outside Defense #2

    • Outside Defense #3

    • Outside Defense #4

    • Outside Defense #5

  • Knees and Kicks

    • Defensive Back Kick with a Spin

    • Offensive Back Kick

    • Offensive Back Kick with a Spin

    • Heel Kick

    • Inside Slap Kick

    • Outside Slap Kick

    • Inward Angle Knee

 

  • Knee and Kick Defenses

    • Hand Defense Against Knee Strike

    • Defense against High Round Kick (Reflexive Defense)

    • Defense against High Round Kick (Fighting Stance – Two Contact Points)

    • Defense against High Round Kick (Fighting Stance – Three Contact Points)

    • Defense against High Round Kick (Covering Defense to Head or Ribs)

    • Plucking Defense against Low to Medium Front Kick

 

 SELF-DEFENSE

  • Front Headlock Defense

    • Standing Reverse Headlock (Guillotine)

  • Hair Grab Defenses

    • Hair Grab from the Front (Static)

    • Hair Grab from the Front with Pull (Impending Knee Strike)

    • Hair Grab from the Side with Pull (Impending Knee Strike)

    • Hair Grab from the Back with Pull (Impending Knee Strike)

  • Bearhug Defenses

    • Bearhug from Behind (Leverage on the Finger)

    • Bearhug from Behind (with Lift)

    • Bearhug from the Front (with Lift)

  • Full Nelson Defenses

    • Defense against Full Nelson: Leverage on the Fingers

  • Tie-Ups

    • Neck

    • Underhook

    • Overhook

    • 2 on 1

    • Pummelling

    • Arm Drag

    • Snap Downs

    • Neck Clinch Defenses

  • Takedowns and Takedown Defenses

    • Advanced Sprawl

    • Double Leg Takedown (w/a Drop Step)

    • Single Leg (Head on the Outside)

    • Single Leg (Head on the Inside)

    • Knee Taps (Forward & Backward)

    • Single Leg Hyper-Extension

 

 FALLS AND ROLLS

  • Back Fall Break (High)

  • Forward Roll

  • Forward Roll/Back Fall Break (High Speed)

  • Backward Roll

 

 GROUNDFIGHTING

  • Guard

    • Arm Bar from the Guard

    • Guard Reversal (Sit Up and Sweep)

  • Mount

    • Elbow Escape (Shrimping): Mount – Bottom Position

  • Side Mount

    • Side Mount (Basic Position)

    • Side Mount (Escape from the Bottom)

    • Side Mount (Arm Lock)

    • Side Mount (Strikes #1-8)

    • Side Mount (Transition to Full Mount)

    • Side Mount Disengage (Knee to Belly)

recommended gear

  See Level 2

recommended gear

  1. Wraps or finger gloves

  2. Groin protection

  3. Boxing gloves 14oz

  4. Mouth guard

  5. Shin Guards