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NOTE: The techniques for FIRST DEGREE BLACK are identical to those listed under the PURPLE BELT requirements. The only difference is that the techniques in FIRST DEGREE BLACK extend beyond PURPLE for purposes of introducing new concepts and principles of motion.

(In the order they are to be taught)

KATAS: Staff Set; Blocking Set 2

1. TWIRLING WINGS - Rear Two-Hand Stiff-Arm Shoulder Grab
2. SNAPPING TWIG - front Left Hand Chest Push
3. LEAPING CRANE - Front Right Step Through Punch
4. SWINGING PENDULUM - Front Right Roundhouse Kick
5. CRUSHING HAMMERS - Rear Bear Hug -- Arms Pinned
6. CAPTURED LEAVES - Right Flank Finger Lock
7. EVADING THE STORM - Front Right Step Through Overhead Club
8. CHARGING RAM - Front Tackle
9. PARTING WINGS - Front Two-Hand Push
10. THUNDERING HAMMERS - Front Right Step Through Punch
11. SQUEEZING THE PEACH - Rear Bearhug -- arms pinned
12. CIRCLING WING - Rear Two Hand Choke - Arms Bent
13. CALMING THE STORM - Front Right Step Through Roundhouse Club
14. DARTING MACE - Front Two-Hand Wrist Grab
15. HOOKING WINGS - Front Two-Hand Low Push
16. SHIELD AND SWORD - Front Left Step Through Punch

17. GIFT IN RETURN - Front Handshake
18. BOW OF COMPULSION - Front Wrist Lock Against Opponent's Chest
19. OBSTRUCTING THE STORM - Front Right Step Through Overhead Club
20. TWIN KIMONO - Front Two-Hand Lapel Grab - Push Out
21. SLEEPER - Front Right Front Step Tr ought Straight Punch
22. SPIRALING TWIG - Rear Bear Hug -- Arms Free
23. CROSS OF DESTRUCTION - Rear Two-Hand Choke
24. FLIGHT TO FREEDOM - rear Hammerlock

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