Level 5 continues the student’s training with a focus toward self-defense, teaching 14 new techniques (CTs 34-47), which involves more complex joint locks and counters.


The theories and techniques covered at this level are 17 vital striking targets, 8 double-handed striking angles, 7 new blocks and 4 new strikes are introduced, spinning back kick (taught but not a requirement for advancement), and new drills are added.  In addition, 3 styles of crane stance and more empty hand techniques are explained.