Belts

THE TRACY SYSTEM OF KENPO
BELT & KATA REQUIREMENTS

YELLOW BELT THRU 5TH DEGREE BLACK BELT
Sum of 381 Self Defense Techniques plus 219 variations for a total of 600 techniques and variations. Total techniques and variations are show along with a running total for reference:

Yellow Belt:
No Kata Required for Yellow Belt

  1. JAPANESE SWORD (AB)
  2. CHINESE SWORD (AB)
  3. DELAYED SWORD (AB)
  4. KNEE OF VENGEANCE
  5. FANG OF THE COBRA
  6. TWISTING TALON (AB)
  7. RETURNING DRAGON
  8. BREAKING THE SWORD
  9. KENPO SHIELD
  10. EVASION

 

Orange Belt:
Kata required: #1 SHORT

  1. ATTACKING CIRCLE
  2. SUMO
  3. JAPANESE STRANGLE HOLD (ABCD E)
  4. BLOCKING THE KICK (ABC DE)
  5. HEADLOCK (ABC)
  6. CRASH OF THE EAGLE ­ PART I (ABCDE)
  7. GRASPING TALON (AB)
  8. TACKLE TECHNIQUES (ABCDE)
  9. DANCER (ABCD)
  10. OPPONENT AT SIDES (ABCD)
  11. PASSING THE HORIZON (AB)
  12. KIMONO GRAB
  13. LEVER (ABC)
  14. CRASHING ELBOW (AB)
  15. HEEL HOOK
  16. BRIDGE (AB)
  17. EAGLE’S BEAK (ABC)
  18. FRONT BEARHUG ABCD)
  19. SIMITAR
  20. BREAKING THE CROSS
  21. AIMING THE SPEAR
  22. RAISING THE STAFF
  23. LOWERING THE GATE (AB)
  24. ROCKING ELBOW
  25. REVERSE HAMMER- LOCK (AB)
  26. ANVIL (ABC D)
  27. KNEE LIFT
  28. CRANE LEAP
  29. DRIVING ELBOWS (AB)
  30. CROSSING GUARD (AB)

 

Purple Belt:
Kata Requirement: #1 LONG  •  #2 SHORT

  1. STRIKING MACE
  2. CROSSING TALON (ABC)
  3. CIRCLING ELBOWS
  4. LOCKING ARM (AB)
  5. WINDMILL GUARD (AB)
  6. SPIRALING WRIST (AB)
  7. CRASH OF THE EAGLE PART II (ABC DEFG H I)
  8. ENCIRCLING ARMS (ABCD)
  9. RISING ELBOW
  10. GUARDING THE WALL
  11. EAGLE PIN
  12. STRIKING FANG (AB)
  13. SHACKLE BREAK (ABC)
  14. DRAWBRIDGE (AB)
  15. FULL NELSON
  16. Kung Fu CROSS
  17. DIVIDED SWORDS (AB)
  18. GIFT
  19. OPENING COWL (AB)
  20. SLICING DRAGON
  21. ASCENDING TO HEAVEN (ABC)
  22. RAISING THE SWORD
  23. ARM HOOK (AB)
  24. CROSSING THE SUN (ABC)
  25. ATTACK FROM THE TEMPLE (AB)
  26. BOWING TO BUDDHA (AB)
  27. DART
  28. COVERING TALON
  29. WING BREAK (AB)
  30. “U” PUNCH

 

Blue Belt:
Kata Requirement: #2 LONG • #3 SHORT

  1. TURNING THE HANDLE
  2. BRIDGING THE GAP
  3. ADVANCING PHOENIX (AB)
  4. 2 HEADED SERPENT
  5. REVERSING GRASP (AB)
  6. REACHING FOR THE MOON
  7. FLASHING DAGGERS
  8. BENDING THE LIMB
  9. WRAP AROUNDS (ABCD)
  10. CROUCHING FALCON
  11. DARTING SERPENT (AB)
  12. SILK WIND
  13. SPREADING THE LEAVES
  14. CROSSING THE LOCK
  15. DARKNESS
  16. SPINNING FROM THE SUN
  17. FOLDING WINGS
  18. VISE
  19. SWINGING GATE
  20. STRETCHING THE BOW
  21. ARCING BLADES
  22. CIRCLE OF CHINA
  23. SILENT ESCAPE
  24. RETURNING VIPER
  25. RETURNING THUNDER
  26. THE SERPENT
  27. BROKEN STAFF
  28. CIRCLING SERPENT
  29. CHINESE “L” CHOKE
  30. 5 SWORDS

 

Green Belt:
Kata Requirement: #3 LONG • BOOK SET

  1. SNAPPING THE ROD
  2. TURNING THE KEY (AB)
  3. THE BUTTERFLY (AB)
  4. WHIRLING WARRIOR (ABC)
  5. FLOWING HANDS
  6. WHIRLING BLADES (ABC)
  7. THRUSTING LIMB (ABC)
  8. CROSSING HAMMERS (ABC)
  9. 2 MAN SWINGING GATE (AB)
  10. SWEEPING BRANCHES
  11. KNEE SWEEP
  12. KUNG FU WRIST
  13. STONE WARRIOR (AB)
  14. PRAYING MANTIS
  15. DRUMS OF MANCHU
  16. SOWING THE SEEDS
  17. FLASHING WINGS
  18. PARTING THE WAVES
  19. WINDING LIMBS (ABC)
  20. BRUSHING WIND
  21. THUNDERING HAMMERS
  22. CHECKING THE TIDE
  23. CROSSING THE MOUNTAIN
  24. WHIRLING LEAVES (ABC)
  25. SWEEPING WINGS
  26. KNEELING TIGER
  27. THE LOTUS
  28. ATTACKING THE WALL (AB)
  29. 7 SWORDS
  30. REVERSING HAMMERS

 

Brown Belt Ranking:
3rd Degree Brown Belt

Kata Requirements: #4 LONG • DARKROOM STAFF

  1. SPINNING HAMMERS
  2. DANCE OF DEATH (AB)
  3. LEAP OF DEATH (ABCD)
  4. MISS OF THE LEAP (ABCD)
  5. EAGLE CLAW
  6. EAGLE MISS
  7. FOOT RAKE
  8. SLEEPER (AB)
  9. STARTLED CAT (AB)
  10. MANCHURIAN TAKEDOWN
  11. SHAOLIN WARRIOR (ABC)
  12. SPRINGING TIGER (AB)
  13. RAKING THE GROUND
  14. SLICING KNEE
  15. TURNING THE ROD
  16. EAGLE’S TALONS
  17. CROSSING DARTS
  18. BENDING THE STAFF
  19. DROPPING THE STAFF
  20. THE ESCAPE
  21. UNCOVERING THE FLAME
  22. OPENING THE FAN (AB)
  23. DOUBLE BLADES (ABCD)
  24. CLAWING PANTHER
  25. SPEAR OF JADE (ABC)
  26. 3 WINDS CLAW (ABCD)
  27. 3 WINDS FIST (ABCD)
  28. CHINESE COBRA
  29. THE PHOENIX
  30. RETREATING PHOENIX

 

2nd Degree Brown Belt
Kata Requirements: TIGER & CRANE • SKYLIGHT STAFF

  1. HIDDEN FIST (AB)
  2. ROCKER
  3. CIRCLING THE SUN (ABCD)
  4. LEVELING THE CLOUDS
  5. PLUCKING A BIRD FROM THE SKY
  6. SLEEVES OF CHINA
  7. MONKEY ELBOW (AB)
  8. STRIKING ASP (ABC)
  9. SHOOTING STAR
  10. PUSHING THE CIRCLE (ABC)
  11. CIRCLES OF GRASS
  12. JAPANESE HANDS
  13. WATERWHEEL (AB)
  14. TUMBLING CLOUDS (ABC)
  15. RISING KICK
  16. CRANE KICK
  17. SWEEPING SERPENT
  18. COVERING THE FLAME (AB)
  19. COBRA AND THE MONGOOSE
  20. CHINESE JUNK
  21. DANCE OF THE MONGOOSE
  22. OFFER OF DUST
  23. MING’S SWORD
  24. CHINESE FAN
  25. LOCKING THE GATE
  26. WATER FALL
  27. PRANCE OF THE TIGER
  28. THE RAKE
  29. 3 TONGUES OF THE DRAGON
  30. BLOCKING THE SUN (AB)

 

1st Degree Brown Belt
Kata Requirements: #5 LONG • MASS ATTACK “A” & “B”

  1. LEGIONS OF MING
  2. FISH HOOK
  3. THE SICKLE
  4. THE DAGGER (AB)
  5. MANTIS
  6. WHIRLING MANTIS
  7. STICKS OF SATIN (AB)
  8. DIVING HAWK
  9. ADVANCING HAMMERS
  10. SWEEPING ARM HOOK
  11. SNAPPING TWIG
  12. BREAKING THE YOKE
  13. PRAYER OF DEATH
  14. RAISING THE SHIELD
  15. CIRCLING THE PAGODA (ABC)
  16. THE THISTLE
  17. PASSING WIND (ABC)
  18. REVERSING WIND
  19. TWISTING STAVES (AB)
  20. GUIDING THE STAFF
  21. CYCLONE
  22. DOUBLE SPEAR (ABCD)
  23. CROSSING SWORDS
  24. WHIRLING THORN
  25. THE WEDGE (ABC)
  26. SLASHING COUGAR
  27. TWISTING KNEE (ABC)
  28. DOUBLE ASP (ABCD)
  29. 0RIENTAL LEVER (AB)
  30. PARTING THE REEDS

 

Black Belt Ranking:
1st Degree Black Belt
Kata Requirements: #6 LONG • TWO PERSON SET (BOTH SIDES) & WITH PARTNER

  1. CHINESE PINCERS
  2. CROSSING HOOKS
  3. TURNING THE FLAME (AB)
  4. STOPPING THE STAFF
  5. TWISTING VINE
  6. BREAKING THE STAVES (AB)
  7. HANDS OF JADE
  8. SPINNING LOG
  9. LEVER OF MING (AB)
  10. THE LION (AB)
  11. DOUBLE LANCE (ABCDE)
  12. COVERING THE MOON
  13. RETURNING FIST (AB)
  14. FALLING BLADES
  15. DANCE OF THE DRAGON
  16. FALLING HAMMERS
  17. CORKSCREW (ABC)
  18. THE WHIP
  19. WINDING ELBOWS (ABCDE)
  20. TWISTING SERPENT
  21. CHOPPING THE LOG
  22. FALLING TREE (ABC)
  23. THE PYTHON
  24. TWISTING DRAGON
  25. SLICING HANDS
  26. THE SCORPION
  27. CHINESE THUMBSCREW (AB)
  28. 4 FISTS
  29. ADVANCING DRAGON
  30. THE LOCK

 

2nd Degree Black Belt
Kata Requirements: #7 LONG • #3 STAFF SET

  1. BROOM SWEEPS (ABCDEFG)
  2. CLIMBING THE STAIRS
  3. FALCON (AB)
  4. THE HAWK (AB)
  5. SPRINGING ROOSTER (AB)
  6. FLYING DRAGON (AB)
  7. SCISSORS (AB)
  8. CROUCHING TIGER
  9. FALLING ROCK (AB)
  10. SPRINGING LIMB
  11. FALLING MONKEY
  12. SLASHING DRAGON
  13. TIBETAN KNEE
  14. TIBETAN ROLL
  15. TAIL OF THE DRAGON (ABC)
  16. SLAPPING SILK
  17. TWISTING ROPE
  18. WRAPPING THE GIFT
  19. DOUBLE KNOT
  20. HANGMAN
  21. THE LEOPARD’S TAIL
  22. FOLLOWING FIST (AB)
  23. HANDS OF AIR (AB)
  24. WHIRLWIND (ABC)
  25. DISAPPEARING HAND (AB)
  26. CHINESE HOOK (AB)
  27. STICK OF DEATH
  28. BETRAYING STICK
  29. CATCHING THE COBRA
  30. SPINNING FIRE

 

3rd Degree Black Belt
Kata Requirements: LITTLE TIGER • 8 POINT SPEAR
#1 SWORD SET • TAM TUI

  1. SWEEPING TIGER
  2. HOOKING EAGLE
  3. CATCHING THE DRAGON’S TAIL
  4. HANDS TO HEAVEN
  5. DRIVING FIST
  6. CHINESE LOCK
  7. ATTACK OF THE HAWK
  8. LEOPARD’S FIST
  9. CHINESE CORKSCRE
  10. TWISTING COBRA
  11. MONKEY FIST
  12. SHORT WIND
  13. HANDS OF DEATH
  14. TWISTING LEOPARD (AB)
  15. BLOCKING THE DRAGON
  16. CIRCLE OF STEEL
  17. THE ATTACKING DRAGON (AB)
  18. STINGING BUTTERFLY
  19. WINDS FROM THE EAST (AB)
  20. WINDS OF DESTRUCTION (ABC)
  21. SLASH OF STEEL
  22. UNCOILING VIPER
  23. LEAPING MONKEY
  24. CIRCLE OF FIRE
  25. MING’S HAMMER
  26. DRAGON’S WHIP (AB)
  27. WHITE TIGER (AB)
  28. WINDING FISTS
  29. PATH OF DESTRUCTION
  30. TAIL OF THE COBRA

 

4th Degree Black Belt
Kata Requirements: WONG’S SHAOLIN HAND SET • BASIC BUTTERFLY
CIRCULAR SPEAR

  1. MOMENT OF TRUTH
  2. SOUND OF THUNDER
  3. PATH OF THE LEOPARD
  4. CRANE WINGS
  5. WINGS OF THE HAWK
  6. SWORDS OF CHINA
  7. COILED HANDS
  8. STALKING TIGER
  9. DOUBLE MACE
  10. THE WHEEL
  11. THE PANTHER STRIKES
  12. THE IRON PALM
  13. FLOATING HANDS
  14. TWIN COBRAS
  15. JAPANESE CROSS
  16. BROKEN WING
  17. HURRICANE (AB)
  18. CHINESE PHOENIX
  19. SPEAR OF VENGEANCE
  20. ARC OF STEEL
  21. SHIELD OF IRON
  22. KUNG FU SHIELD
  23. THE STEEL CIRCLE
  24. KNIFE OF VENGEANCE
  25. DYING WIND
  26. STICK OF TRUTH
  27. MORNING THUNDER
  28. THREE TONGUES OF FIRE (ABC)
  29. STEEL ENEMY
  30. RIDING THE STAFF

 

5th Degree Black Belt
Kata Requiremenets: #8 KATA (THE TWIN SET) • CHINESE SABER

  1. SUMO (B)
  2. JAPANESE STRANGLE HOLD (F)
  3. HEADLOCK (DEF)
  4. CRASH OF THE EAGLE PART III (ABC)
  5. GRASPING TALON ©
  6. DANCER (B)
  7. OPPONENT AT SIDES (EF)
  8. PASSING THE HORIZON (CD)
  9. KIMONO GRAB (C)
  10. LEVER (DEF)
  11. KNEE OF VENGEANCE (B)
  12. TWO MAN CRASHING ELBOWS
  13. BRIDGE (CD)
  14. FRONT BEARHUG (EFGH)
  15. AIMING THE SPEAR (BC)
  16. SIMITAR (BC)
  17. RAISING THE STAFF (B)
  18. ROCKING ELBOW (B)
  19. ANVIL (EF)
  20. KNEE LIFT (E)
  21. CRANE LEAP (EF)
  22. CROSSING GUARD (C)
  23. STRIKING FANG (C)
  24. BREAKING THE SWORD (B)
  25. ATTACK FROM THE TEMPLE (C)
  26. BOWING TO BUDDHA (C)
  27. DART (B)
  28. BRIDGING THE GAP (BC)
  29. REVERSING GRASP (C)
  30. FLASHING DAGGERS (B)
  31. BENDING THE LIMB (B)
  32. COVERING TALON (C)
  33. DARKNESS (BC)
  34. FOLDING WINGS (B)
  35. ARCHING BLADES (B)
  36. FIVE SWORDS (C)
  37. FLOWING HANDS (B)
  38. WHIRLING BLADES (B)
  39. CROSSING HAMMERS (B)
  40. THUNDERING HAMMERS (B)
  41. CROSSING THE MOUNTAIN (B)