Knowledge

BELT PROGESSION:

Our style offers a systematic method of student development and progress measured by colored belts. Martial Arts America - Wilder's instructors will guide the willing student through the training required to achieve the rank of "black belt."  The belts advance in the following order:

White, Yellow, Orange, Lime, Green, Blue, Purple, Red, Brown, Recommeded Black, Decided Black 


KNOWLEDGE OF MAUDUDO LEVELS -

LEVEL 1:

  • Form - Three Circles
  • Meaning of form - The three ranges of striking distance
  • Quality - Courtesy
  • Meaning of quality - Polite behavior

LEVEL 2:

  • Form - Fourth Circle
  • Meaning of form - The grappling range of self defense
  • Quality - Humility
  • Meaning of quality - Quiet confidence


LEVEL 3:

  • Form - Deadly Force
  • Meaning of form - Defense against knife attacks
  • Quality - Gratitude
  • Meaning of quality - Being thankful


LEVEL 4:

  • Form - Legal Weapon
  • Meaning of form - Using what’s at hand for self defense
  • Quality - Courage
  • Meaning of quality - Taking positive action in spite of fear


LEVEL 5:

  • Form - Foundation
  • Meaning of form - Sweeping on opponent off their feet
  • Quality - Tolerance
  • Meaning of quality - Allowing for other peoples differences


LEVEL 6:

  • Form - Dragons Touch
  • Meaning of form - Using pressure points for self defense 
  • Quality - Empathy
  • Meaning of quality - Understanding another’s thoughts or feelings


LEVEL 7:

  • Form - Leverage
  • Meaning of form - Throwing an opponent
  • Quality - Loyalty
  • Meaning of quality - Being faithful to a cause or ideal


LEVEL 8:

  • Form - Terrain
  • Meaning of form - Ground fighting techniques
  • Quality - Choose your own quality 
  • Meaning of Quality - Choose your own definition of your quality


LEVEL 9:

  • Form - Red Hand
  • Meaning of form - Developing internal energy
  • Quality - Love
  • Meaning of quality - Choose your own definition of love