Junior Kempo Curriculum

Beginner

White through Purple Belt Rank
Pinan 1, Dragon’s Tai
 Pinan 2, Descending Cran
 Heian 1, Hooking Mantis
– Heian 2, Shackle Break

Intermediate and Advanced

Blue through Brown Belt Ranks
  • January – Heian 3, Eagle and Panther
  • February – Kata 1, Escaping the Vice
  • March – Kata 2, Countering Hands
  • April – Pinan 3, Leopard A
  • May – Pinan 4, Reversing Tiger
  • June – Kata 3, Leopard B
  • July – Heian 3, Beyond the Horizon
  • August – Kata 1, Cornered Panther
  • September – Kata 2, Reversing Shackles A
  • October – Pinan 3, Eye of the Needle
  • November – Pinan 4, Winds of Fury
  • December – Kata 3, Breaking the Bear

Attendance Expectations

Belt Rank
#Classes/Time per Stripe
Beginner
 White – Purple 4 classes/1 month
Intermediate and Advanced
 Blue 8 classes/2 months
 Green 12 classes/3 months
 Brown 20 classes/test
 Brown 1st, 2nd, 3rd 40 classes/6 months
 Brown 4th and up 80 classes/1 year