EXAM REQUIREMENTS 

In Israeli Tactical School Krav Maga, we use a system of colored belts. Stripes have a symbolic dimension and is not required to wear them in class. Instead, on the official shirts will place velcro on the right shoulder with a woven patch in the appropriate color and ITS logo.

The exam can only be executed by „black belts”

WHITE BELT – beginners

Is given without any ceremony or exam, each participant at the entrance is the holder of a white belt. At this stage, the student is not wearing any patches, and preparing for the exam on the blue belt.

BLUE BELTS / patch – intermediate group

Blue belt test approached after at least full 12 months of training.

Possibility of taking the exam is determined by instructor.

A student will be examined with ability (sparring) fight “one on one” with the hand techniques and separately with fighting skills on the ground – only tasks sparring. Purpose of the sparring is specified by the examiner (black belt ITS Krav Maga)-keeping position, getting out of position. During sparring on the blue belt do not use leverage and chokes. We also checking mental preparation, sparring in full costume (Chest Protector, helmet, protector of the groin and boxing gloves) in full contact – NOTE! NO HITS IN THE HEAD!

A student will be subject to the test of the so-called fighting games-attacks and defense from the selected level. On this level during the exam student does not combine the techniques of self-defense with the fight techniques.

  • Passive stance, semi-passive stance, fighting stance
  • Move in all directions-distance
  • Straight punches, hooks, uppercuts static
  • Straight punches, hooks, uppercuts static in offense and defense – basic combinations, left, right straight punches, left hook
  • Line kicks – on groin area and stopping kicks
  • Knees in clinch
  • Combinations of punches and kicks, transition to the clinch and use of knees
  • RETZEV!!!
  • Environment control in the fight
  • Choke from the side and rear-aggressive counter – RETZEV
  • Clothing grips and strike attempt, prevention, defense, attack
  • 360 Defense with the slide entry – without a KNIFE
  • Inside defense —left against the right and right against the left,
  • Inside defense with withdrawal and counter to the rhythm of 1.5- develop attack-DISTANCE, TIMINING and RETZEV
  • Inside defense and 360 from fighting and half-passive position
  • Passive position -defensive. Defense and counter PLEASE NOTE! One of key elements on the test is RETZEV and its use in combat/self-defense

GROUND FIGHT:

– Fitness Exercise-introduction (snake, rolls, balance on the buttocks, standing on head, etc..)

– defense against choking and punches in under mount position, work in guard, getting up from the ground

– Offensive and defensive getting up linked to attacks and defenses

– Punches the in “ground fight”

– Sparring from the knees – domination

– Task sparring, one on one

PURPLE BELT / patch – advanced group

Purple belt exam can occur after minimum of 24 full months of training, from the date of the exam for blue belt. To take the exam, each participant must wear a shirt ITS Krav Maga..

Instructor determines the possibility of taking an exam by student.

 A student will the examined with fighting skills “one on one” and “two for one” with the hand and foot techniques, as well as using dangerous tools and separately with fighting skills on the ground with the use of leverage and chocks- to submission. During sparring on the blue belt test we don’t examine strikes in the ground figh.

During exam we also check mental preparation -sparring in full costume (Chest Protector, helmet, groin protection and boxing gloves) in full contact – NOTE! No hitting in the head!

Student will be subject to the test of so-called fighting games-attack and defense with the selected level plus all the techniques from earlier levels.

Exam may be conducted in the gym or in real life conditions, also in every day cloths.

PLEASE NOTE!

One of key elements on the test is RETZEV and its use in combat/self-defense.

At this stage we mix sparring with techniques of self-defense:

  • Defense against knife attack -circular and linear attacks. In case of noticing the attack with a knife total neutralization is required
  • Outside defense from passive and fight possition–attacks are coming from the side or at a 45% angle
  • obrony wewnętrzne z pozycji biernej i pozycji walki, obrony przedramieniem i dłonią z kontrami
  • Knife treats from the front at all altitudes with disarmament and escape- student must present both solutions with adequate counters
  • Defense against the short weapon treat on any height and from any direction-in addition to launching the technique tactics (stalling) counts.
  • Defense against stick attacks. From the top, side and front stab
  • Bear hugs from all sides with hands caught and free
  • Defense against forearm chocks from behind and under the armpit, also with the ending in the ground
  • Circular and linear kicks in all directions – without kicks to the head
  • Hands and legs defense against kicks
  • Hammer punches-all directions and planes
  • Rotary dodges before the hooks and straight punches. Presented in combinations of strikes
  • Break falls, rolls, falls to the wall with counters
  • Fighting in the clinch and for exclusion
  • Transfers

Ground fight:

  • Side position and escape from side position
  • Fight in guard and from guard position
  • Chocks and ending levers
  • Bridging, rolling the opponent

SPARRING:

  • – Two for one,
  • – Ground fight,
  • – Sparring fight with tools (knife, stick)

BROWN BELT / patch – advanced group

Purple belt exam can occur after minimum of 48 full months of training (5 years of training minimum). To take the exam, each participant must wear a shirt ITS Krav Maga.

Instructor determines the possibility of taking an exam by student.

Student will be examined with fighting skills “one on one” and “two-three-on-one” with hand and legs techniques, wrestling, and ground fight. Sparring takes place in each plane of fighting using grappling gloves and protective helmets with crate.

During sparring on the purple belt we will test using of strikes in the ground fight and finishing techniques..

During exam we also check mental preparation -sparring in full costume (Chest Protector, helmet, groin protection and boxing gloves) in full contact. Also with use of tools like knife and stick.

Student will be subject to the test of so-called fighting games-attack and defense with the selected level plus all the techniques from earlier levels.

Exam may be conducted in the gym or in real life conditions, also in every day cloths. All techniques from bronze belt and previous levels can be tested in CQB/car, tram or train.

PLEASE NOTE! One of key elements on the test is RETZEV and its use in combat/self-defense.

PLEASE NOTE! To pass the BROWN BELT student must have completed training of Israeli Tactical School TAC 1-3

 

  • Throws, takedowns – from fight position, clinch and after counters
  • Long and a short weapon treats
  • Cold weapon fight
  • Tactical Shooting Tac 1-3
  • Overpowering, handcuffing, searching
  • Knight’s levers (Chevaliers) after defending against a knife
  • Voluntary search / after arrest
  • Grenade treats
  • Cutthroat in the crowd, active shooter in the crowd
  • Takedown defenses
  • Knife in ground fight

Ground fight:

  • Side position, going out of side position, holding side position, fight from guard and in guard, everything with use of punches
  • High ground fight – fight from ground position
  • Aggressive getting up, dirty tricks

BLACK BELT

“If you train like a pro, you can bend the rules like an artist”

The black belt is awarded for many years of involvement in the development and improvement of the system as well as Krav Maga skills. Black belt is a proficient in the use of tactics, techniques and fights in all areas and conditions…

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