As we approach the end of the year, we are now in our third major testing cycle and working on the more advanced color belt forms and sparring combinations!
With many of our KFMA Kids and Adults supplementing their in-school training by practicing at home, we have put together a collection of training videos that will help with learning their rank-specific material. The videos below will help you to prepare for our Fall Rank Testings to be held in October and December of 2022.
The videos below are broken out into four separate rank groups:
White Belts; Orange and Yellow Belts; Camo, Green and Purple Belts; and Blue, Brown and Red Belts.
Please remember that practicing at home is a great way to supplement your training; however, it is designed to reinforce the techniques you are learning in our school from your Certified Master Instructors.
Please allow your Instructor to teach you the proper techniques FIRST, so that you can create the proper habits for loading and execution.
Just a quick reminder… how you practice makes a big difference! Practice doesn’t make perfect, it simply reinforces habits. Perfect practice makes perfect, and strong practice makes strong!
Go slowly through the material and pay attention to the details! We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit!
When practicing your Sparring Combinations, your first goal should be to learn the basic techniques in the combination. Then progress to refining the techniques so they can be performed quickly without losing the integrity/power of the technique. The final step is to be able to perform these fluidly, similar to the way we actually free spar!
Your forms practice will be different than your sparring combinations, as the focus is on the quality of each individual technique—this includes proper loads and hand positions, as well as the proper foot position and weight shift in each stance. As the pattern of the form gets easier, more attention should be given to hand-foot timing and specific target heights. The final version of your form should also include fluid motion/transitions, eye contact, power and intensity.
Please DO NOT practice material above your rank, as the techniques build upon each other over time. If you have questions about specific techniques or material, please ask your instructor.
To view these training videos, simply click on the links below and they will open in a separate tab.
KFMA WHITE BELTS
White Belt sparring combinations
White Belt form – Songahm 1
White Belt one steps
KFMA ORANGE & YELLOW BELTS
For September – October, please use these videos:
(Note: The material you will use to prepare for your November – December classes will follow directly after this first set.)
Orange-Yellow sparring combinations
Orange Belt form – Songahm 2
Orange Belt One steps
For November – December, Orange and Yellow Belts should use these videos:
Orange-Yellow Sparring Combinations
Yellow Belt Form – Songahm 3
Yellow Belt One Steps
KFMA CAMO, GREEN & PURPLE BELTS
Purple – Blue Sparring Combinations
Purple Belt Form – In Wha 1
KFMA BLUE, BROWN AND RED BELTS
Brown – Red Sparring Combinations
Red Belt form – Choong Jung 2
As always, should you have any questions about your training, please feel ask your Instructor!
Kowkabany’s Family Martial Arts has been teaching in Tampa, Florida for over 25 years, and our students range from age 3 to in their 70’s! We are located at 13910 Monroes Business Park (two doors down from the Tampa Bay Brewing Company). All of our classes are taught by Certified Master Instructors, and most are designed to allow families to train together!
Should you have any questions, please call us at 813-540-5528.