Matthew Johnston

20th CGS Black Belt – Awaiting Presentation

 

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My 32 Black Belt Achievements

Technical

Conditioning

Choose from…

TRADEMARK COMBOS
Quad #1: certified
Quad #2: certified
Grand Tour: All 2×2,3×3,4×4

PATTERNS
Pattern Tour: All patterns
Your pattern: Create & Master

CONTROL & ACCURACY
12/12: J/change back kick (E)
Side:
clear & hold, chest (E)

TECHNIQUE VIDEOS
Back kick: 4 in a row
Side kick: 4 in a row
Turning kick: 4 in a row
Spinning heel: 4 in a row
Side/Back/Side/Back: each way
Multistrike: paddle, 6 kicks

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CORE FITNESS
Pushups: 60
Crunches: 120
Squats: 200
Set: Level 14
Chain sparring: 15 minutes
Plank: 6 min
T-Test: 9 min
Defending sparring: 6 min
Stress test: 180 kicks*

* to heavy bag: side (E)>jumpchange turning (E)>jumpchange back (E) and loop

FLEXIBILITY
Front splits: each way
Butterfly: knees on floor
Hamstring: knuckles on floor
V-Stretch: 140

RAW POWER
Powerscore: 120,000 or greater
Level 5: Any two techniques

Breaking

Self Defence & Forge

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SIDE KICK
 Any stance:   (P)
 5 from 5:   (E)
 Leading leg: 2 from 2 (E)
 Jumpchange: (E)
 BR, arms pinned: (E)
 Back stance: (P)
 Gliding:  (P)
 Concrete: Besser block cap (P)

BACK KICK
 5 from 5:   (E)
 Back stance:  (P)
✓ Stepping:  (P)
 Back stance:  (O)
 Jumpchange:   2 from 2 (E)
 Jumpchange: >>> (E)

SPINNING HEEL KICK
 Back stance:   2 from 2 (E)
 Back stance:   (O)
 Stepping:   (P)
 Jumpchange:   (P)

TURNING KICK
 Back stance:   (P)
 Speed break:   low/high (P)
 Chambered:   (O)
 Leading leg:   2 from 2 (E)

AERIAL KICKS
 Jumping back:   (O)
 Jumping back:   (P)
 Jumping spin heel:   (O)
 Jumping spin heel:   (P)
 Jumping turning:   (O)
 Jumping turning:   (P)
 Flying side:   (P)

OTHER BREAKS
 Front Kick:   2 from 2 (E)
 Front Kick:   (P)
 Axe kick:   2 from 2 (E)
 5 from 5:   Own choice
 10 from 10:   Own choice
 Palm heel:   (P)
 Horizontal Elbow:   (P)
 Twisting:  (P)
 Twisting:  2 from 2 (E)

Forge tracker

 

My Power Profile

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Side Kick (L)
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Front Kick (L)
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Back Kick (L)
0
Turning Kick (L)
0
Side Kick (R)
0
Front Kick (R)
0
Back Kick (R)
0
Turning Kick (R)
0
Total

My Videos

Doubles

A: Turning > Spinning Heel
B: Double side > Stepping back kick

Triples

A: Turning > Tornado > Spinning Heel kick
B: Leading leg side > Gliding side > Spinstep spinning heel kick
C: Double side > jump change spinning heel > turning kick

Quads

A: Double side > 180 jump step > back kick > jump change spinning heel > reverse spinning heel
B: To be decided before Black Tip
C: To be decided before Black Tip
D: To be decided before Black Tip


Grey: In development  |  Blue: Certified for sparring

My Intermediate Class Achievements

Blue Belt

CONDITIONING
Pushups: 32
Crunches: 64
◊  Squats: 100
✓ Set: Level 10
✓ Chain Sparring: 3 min
Plank: 3 min
✓ Hamstring: 4th fingers to floor
✓ Stretch prep: Front split
◊  V-Stretch: 90
KICK DEVELOPMENT
✓ Side: clear & hold, knee (E)
◊  Side: tour – wall, BR, BS (E)
◊  Side: 4 ratchet test, wall (E)
✓ Back: clock accuracy test (E)
✓ Spin heel: belt (P)
✓ Turning: belt (E)
✓ Wall: side/turning/hooking (E)
✓ Wall: Suska dips (E)
BREAKS
✓ Back:  3 from 5 (P)
✓ Side:  (P)
✓ Turning: (P)
SET COMBINATIONS
✓ Double front side back
✓ Side back turning
✓ Side back side back

Brown Stripe

CONDITIONING
✓ Pushups: 38
✓ Crunches: 76
✓ Squats: 120
✓ Set: Level 11
✓ Chain sparring: 6 min
✓ T-Test: 6 min
Hamstring: 2nd fingers to floor
◊  V-Stretch: 100
KICK DEVELOPMENT
◊  Back: j-ch vs step (E)
✓ Spin heel: chest (P)
✓ Spin heel: belt (E)
✓ Turning: chest (P)
✓ Axe kick: chest (E)
✓ Suska dips: unsupported (E)
BREAKS
✓ Side: 3 from 5 (P)
✓ Side:  b/r stance (P)
✓ Back: 4 from 4 (E)
✓ Back: chest (P)
✓ Back: belt (O)
✓ Turning:  (P)
SET COMBINATIONS
✓ Front > side > gliding side
✓ Back > stepping back
◊  Side > jumpchange back
TRADEMARK COMBOS
Approved for development

✓ Double #1 decided
✓ Double #2 decided

Brown Belt

CONDITIONING
Pushups: 45
Crunches: 90
◊  Squats: 145
Set: Level 12
Chain sparring: 9 min
Plank: 4 min 30
Hamstring: 5th fingers to floor
◊  V-Stretch: 110
KICK DEVELOPMENT
Side: clear & hold, thigh (E)
Spin heel: chest (E)
Spin heel: chin (P)
Turning: chest (E)
◊  Turning: head (P)
◊  Jumping front: chin (E)
BREAKS
◊  Side/back: 2 from 2 (E)
Back: (P)
Back: 4 from 4 (E)
Back: chest (O)
✓ Turning: (O)
SET COMBINATIONS
✓ Double side
◊  Fake side > jumpchange > back
✓ Front > side > gliding side > back
TRADEMARK COMBOS
Approved for development

✓ Triple #1 decided
✓ Triple #2 decided
✓ Triple #3 decided
Sparring ready

✓ Double #1 certified
✓ Double #2 certified

Black Stripe

CONDITIONING
Pushups: 52
Crunches: 105
Squats: 170
Set: Level 13
Chain sparring: 12 min
50 kicks: back (E)
50 kicks: j-ch turning (E)
Hamstring: thumbs to floor
Front raise: head (E)
Side raise: head (E)
V-Stretch: 120
KICK DEVELOPMENT
Side: clear & hold, belt (E)
Spin heel: double, chin (P)
Jumping back: into bag (P)
BREAKS
Side: b/r stance (E)
Back: (O)
Spin heel: (P)
Turning: chambered (P)
SET COMBINATIONS
✓ Double side > j-ch spin heel
✓ Spin heel > j-ch back
TRADEMARK COMBOS
Showcase

✓ All 2×2, 3×3
Sparring ready

✓ Triple #1 certified
✓ Triple #2 certified
✓ Triple #3 certified
TECHNIQUE SHOWCASE
Videos
✓ Side kick | Left | Right |
✓ Back kick | Left | Right |
✓ Turning kick | Left | Right |
✓ Spinning heel kick | Left | Right |
OTHER
 Intermediate Pattern

Orange Board | Green Board | Blue Board | 19mm pine | (E) Each leg | (P) Preferred leg | (O) Off Leg

My Beginner Class Achievements

Yellow Belt

CONDITIONING
✓ Pushups: 10
✓ Crunches: 24
Squats: 40
KICK DEVELOPMENT
✓ Front: front raising (E)
✓ Front: instep to bag (P)
Side: checklist, 4 in 60 seconds
Side: wall, raise & hold (E)
Side: diagonal stamp (E)
Side: reclining (E)
STANCES
Back stance
Forward stance
Horseriding stance
OTHER
✓ How to make a fist
✓ How to make a knife hand
✓ Switched

Green Stripe

CONDITIONING
✓ Pushups: 15
✓ Crunches: 32
Squats: 52
◊  Jump test: 360
✓ Stretch demo: V
Stretch demo: Butterfly
KICK DEVELOPMENT
✓ Front: snap kick to stage (E)
Side: checklist, 6 in 60 seconds
◊  Side: wall, inch kick (E)
Side: clear & hold, shin (E)
◊  Side: wall, slow (E)
◊  Back: 2 stage drill, stopping (E)
◊  Spin heel: wall, X-ray smash (E)
Turning: scaffold drill (E)
OTHER
✓  Blocks: high/outer forearm/low
◊  Sparring guard check
✓ HR stance punching
✓ Palm heel block

Green Belt

CONDITIONING
✓ Pushups: 20
✓ Crunches: 40
Squats: 64
✓ T-Test: 3 min
Hamstring: Touch toes
KICK DEVELOPMENT
◊  Side: checklist, 9 in 90 seconds
✓  Side: wall, fast (E)
◊  Side: gliding (E)
✓ Side: BR stance, knee (E)
✓ Back: wall supported (E)
Back: 2 stage drill, flowing (E)
✓ Spin heel: wall, slow arc (E)
✓ Spin heel: spin only (E)
Turning: wall, 1st stage (E)
Turning: wall, 2nd stage (E)
BREAKS
◊  Front: (P)
✓  Side: 5 attempts (E)
STRIKING TECHNIQUES
✓ Back fist vs Hammer fist
✓ Palm heel strike

Blue Stripe

CONDITIONING
✓ Pushups: 25
✓ Crunches: 52
Squats: 80
✓ Set: Level 9
✓ Plank: 1 min
✓ Hamstring: 3rd fingers to floor
KICK DEVELOPMENT
✓ Side: wall, double (E)
◊  Side: reverse (E)
 Side: back stance, belt (E)
◊  Back: x-ray stop (P)
✓ Back: clock drill (E)
◊  Spin heel: wall supported (E)
✓ Spin heel: concept demo (P)
✓ Turning: belt (P)
✓ Turning: wall supported (E)
BREAKS
✓ Side:  3 from 5 (P)
Back:  (P)
SET COMBINATIONS
✓ Front > side
✓ Side > back
OTHER
✓ Beginner pattern

Orange Board | Green Board | (E) Each leg | (P) Preferred leg