About Israeli Kickboxing
IKI offers testing and ranking in Israeli Kickboxing.
Belt ranks from Yellow through Blue are $35, Brown is $60 and black belt is $160.
Testing can be done in person or online.
Online: Submit a tape/DVD or yourself performing and teaching all the techniques of Kickboxing and a variety of training drills. ( you will need the DVD or in person training).
Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue Belts, $35 each.
Yellow - Basic knowledge of kicks and punches. Front kick, round kick, knee, elbow, side kick. Jab, cross, hook.
Orange - Some combinations, light sparring, understanding distance, movement.
Proper Stance: Show a solid stance. Show how it is both solid and yet flexible. Show how all 4 limbs can be used effectively for offense and defense. Show how you can move Forward, Backwards, Side to the Left, Side to the Right and at all times maintain your balanced stance and fighting capability.
Powerful low kick,
side kick from various angles,
a little harder sparring
Universal Block: Vs. Round punch (hook punch), vs. Straight punch.
Middle round house kick - To the ribs.
Middle round house kick - With a step to the side and a kick to the torso.
Kick Combination - Low kick to the outside, Middle kick to the same side.
Low kick to outside target - Kick his Far leg, (his back leg, the one further away from you). (36:00 on KB DVD)
Side kick: Step sideways, land kick, continue with forearm strike.
Side Kick: Cross over step side kick.
Punching: Jab, elbow, knee kick, knee kick.
Punching combination, step back, another punching combination.
Punching combination, step forward, another punching combination.
Strike to face, Inside Low kick from lead leg, outside low kick from back leg.
Combo: Jab, Cross Jab, Low kick.
Forearm strike: Three different kinds; Straight, Down, Uppercut (54:00 KB DVD) Use the power of the hips
Jab, Cross, Jab, Forearm strike
Jab, Jab, (same side fast), Cross (other side)
Jab, Jab, (same side fast), Jab, Jab, Forearm Strike.
Note: For this you should have the Combatives DVD.
Front leg push kick, front low kick, front middle kick , front high kick, inside low kick
Universal Block: Vs Round punch, (hook punch), Upper cut, forearm strike.
Low Round house kicks: Show 4 angles of the Low Kick: Standard (Classic Low Kick), "Ax" low kick, Pressure point low kick (Drop kick), Low kick to the back of his leg. (at around 34 minutes into the Kickboxing DVD).
Front kick to inside (37:00, 38:00 KB DVD) your front leg to inside his inner thigh
Inside kick from your lead leg, followed by Inside Kick from your back leg to his other inner thigh ( 38:45 KB DVD)
Rapid Kicking Combo: Low Kick, Low Kick, Middle Kick (all on the same side. I want to see both Right and Left)
High round house kick to the head (those who lack the flexibility, do not worry about this one)
Side Kick, step in, followed by punching combinations.
Front Kick, step in, Low Kick, forearm strike.
Jab - Cross - Jab - Low kick, with power on bag - Use the power of the flow not your physical fitness. I want to see relaxed power and penetration. The key here is the flow of energy.
Jab Cross Jab, Low Kick.
Jab Cross, Jab, Middle Kick
Jab, Cross, Jab, Inside Lock Kick, Outside Middle Kick
Jab, Cross, Jab, Middle Kick, Low Kick (1:01 KB DVD)
Rapid Kicking Combo: Low kick middle kick. Middle kick low kick. (same side)
Right side left side combos: Low kick, low kick. Middle Kick Middle kick. Low kick - Middle Kick. Middle Kick - Low Kick.
Side Kick: From front stance, from back lag, from front leg.
Combatives Drill (Combatives DVD).
Defense Vs. Low kick (1:20 DVD KB)
Defense vs two low Kicks, right and left, defense using both your legs and defense using only one of your legs. (1:25 KB DVD)
Defense vs Middle kick
Defense vs high round kick
Light Sparring Back Spinning kick
Defense vs punch: Universal Block plus counter strike (59:00 KB DVD)
Jab, Cross Jab, Low kick, switch legs, Middle Kick (1:01 KB DVD)
Back Spinning kick (Depending on age and flexibility) (44:00 KB DVD)
Jab, straight back kick (KB DVD 42:00) Show good balance, make sure as you turn you are actually seeing your opponent, (that is the key to balance).
Back Spinning Forearm strike.
Knee kick, with clinch, various angles, kick to the ribs, to the legs, etc
Knee kick combinations, right and left.
Knee kick while pulling your opponents neck in various directions. Show fluidity.
Defense vs Knee kick.
Defense vs front kick
Defense vs Side kick
Inside Low Kick (front leg), Jab, Cross, Jab, Forearm strike.
Jab, low kick (same side) Outside low kick (other side) ( 1:05:20 KB DVD)
Jab, low kick (same side) Outside Middle kick (other side)
Jab, Inside low kick , Outside Middle Kick, Forearm strike (1:05-6)
Closing the gap (KB DVD 1:02) Front kick, as I land I step in, this step is the energy that I use to make my next strike, a forearm strike more powerful (I am recycling energy), I pull back the forearm strike and follow with an uppercut, from here we can continue with a flow, a combination of strikes, each one providing the energy for the next one.
Defense vs Low Kick,
Defense vs Low kick with counter attack
Middle Kick to stomach (1:31 DVD KB)
Two man drill with boxing gloves (as shown on DVD 1:25 -26) Block kick, and with punch, punch, low kick.
Black Belts: Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth dan Requirements
For these ranks: For each rank a higher level of mastery of all the techniques of Israeli Kickboxing.
Kickboxing Instructor status Requirements
For instructor status please demonstrate the techniques and explain how they are performed, just as I do on the DVDs and in person. Explain the concept of flow, power, penetration. Analyze the techniques.
Testing accepted in English, Hebrew, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese. (If need be...Russian and Dutch as well).
Yellow Belt, Orange Belt, Green Belt, Blue Belt $35
Brown Belt Testing fee $60
Kick Boxing Black Belt 1st dan Testing fee: $160
Kick Boxing Black Belt 2nd dan
Testing fee: $180
Kick Boxing Black Belt 3rd dan
Testing fee: $170
Kick Boxing Black Belt 4th dan
Testing fee: $160
Kick Boxing Black Belt 5th dan
Testing fee: $150