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Self-Defense Classes in DeLand, Florida

Empower your body, mind, and soul with classes from Coram Deo Martial Arts in DeLand, and it's surrounding areas, such as Orange City and Deltona, Florida. Whether you choose an extended group seminar or enroll in one of our regular classes, our Christian martial arts ministry can adapt any program to suit your needs.

Fitness & Faith for All Ages
With a range of programs geared towards senior citizens, adults, and teens, we offer a variety of ways to help you gain physical fitness, valuable self-defense skills, and Christian enlightenment. Pursue instruction in the traditional martial arts ranking system.

In addition, we provide specialized judo competition training.

We offer instruction in the Olympic sport of judo.

Rokyu- Yellow Belt - Gokyu-Orange Belt - Onkyu- Green Belt - Sankyu - 3rd Degree Brown - Junior Blue - Nikyu - 2nd Degree Brown - Junior Purple - Ikkyu 1st Degree Brown - Shodan 1st Degree Black

Requirements and Scriptures for PROMOTIONS

To View the Promotion Requirements please click here. Please read pages 25-35

Rokyu- Yellow Belt (Min. 16 Hours of Class Instruction)

History & General Knowledge

  1. Who was the founder of Judo? [Jigoro Kano]
  2. What is the name of the school he started? [Kodokan]
  3. Where & when did he start the Kodokan? [Tokyo, 1882]
  4. Name the National Governing Body for Judo in the U.S.A. [United States Judo, Inc. or USA Judo]
  5. How & when was this body started? [Act of Congress, 1978]
  6. Judo was developed from what Martial Art? [Ju Jitsu]
  7. Terminology

  8. Teacher [Sensei]
  9. Judo Uniform [Gi]
  10. Gentle Way [Judo]
  11. Belt [Obi]
  12. Judo Player [Judoka]
  13. Points of Off Balance [Happo No Kuzushi]
  14. Attention [Kiyotsuke]
  15. Repetition [Uchi Komi]
  16. Bow [Rei]
  17. Free Play [Randori]
  18. Start [Hajime]
  19. Stop [Matte]
  20. Almost Ippon [Waza Ari]
  21. Freeze [Sono Mama]
  22. Full Point [Ippon]
  23. Pin Control [Osae Komi]
  24. Pin Broken [Toketa]
  25. Falling ways [Ukemi]
  26. Advancing Foot Sweep Throw [De Ashi Harai]
  27. Knee Wheel Throw [Hiza Guruma]
  28. 2Propping Lifting Pulling Foot Throw [Sasae Tsuri Komi Ashi]
  29. Big Outside Reaping Throw [O Soto Gari]
  30. Big Hip Throw [O Goshi]
  31. Scarf Hold [Kesa Gatame]
  32. Modified Scarf Hold [Kuzure Kesa Gatame]

Demonstration

Memory Verse: Phil. 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Gokyu-Orange Belt (Min. 24 Hours of Class Instruction)

History & General Knowledge

  1. When and where was Judo first included in the Olympics?[1964 Tokyo]
  2. How many degrees of Black Belt are there? [10 degrees]
  3. Name three people who obtained the 10th degree? [Mifune, Iizuka, Samura, Nagaoka, Yamashita, Isogai, Kotani, Tabata, Okano, Shoriki, Kurihara, Nakano, Fukuda, Geesink, Porter, Harris,]
  4. Name the two Principles of Judo. [1. Maximum Efficiency with Minimum Effort, 2. Mutual Benefit and Welfare]
  5. What is the ultimate goal of Judo? [The harmonious development and eventual perfection of human character]
  6. Name the 3 parts of a judo throw.[Off balance-Kuzushi, Entry-Tsukuri, Execution-Kake]
  7. Terminology

  8. One Arm Shoulder Throw [Ippon Seoi Nage]
  9. Two Arm Shoulder Throw [Morote Seoi Nage]
  10. Major Inside Reaping Throw [O Uchi Gari]
  11. Minor Outside Reaping Throw [Ko Soto Gari]
  12. Minor Inside Reaping Throw [Ko Uchi Gari ]
  13. Hip Wheel Throw [Koshi Guruma]
  14. Lifting Pulling Hip Throw [Tsuri Komi Goshi]
  15. Sliding One Foot Behind the Other [Tsugi Ashi]
  16. Normal Walking [Ayumi Ashi]
  17. Side Corner Hold [Yoko Shiho Gatame]
  18. Upper Corner Hold [Kami Shiho Gatame]
  19. Sitting Cross legged [Anza]
  20. Sitting on knees [Seiza]
  21. Basic Defensive Posture [Jigo Hon Tai]
  22. Basic Natural Posture [Shizen Hon Tai]
  23. Practice Hall [Dojo]
  24. Forms of Gripping [Kumi Kata]

Demonstration

Memory Verse: Phil. 3:14 I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

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Onkyu- Green Belt (Min. 32 hours of Class Instruction)

History & General Knowledge

  1. What is considered outside before a pin is called? [When no part of either body is touching the contest area]
  2. After a pin is called, what is out? [Nothing]
  3. What is the penalty for stepping out for no reason or on purpose? [Shido]
  4. What does the Referee say to start and end the contest? [Hajime, Sore Made]
  5. How many officials usually conduct a contest? [3]
  6. How long must you hold Osae Komi for full point? [20seconds]
  7. Name the 2 types of Throwing Techniques? [Standing & Sacrifice]
  8. What are the 3 types of Standing Techniques? [Hand, Hip & Foot]
  9. What are the 2 types of Sacrifice Techniques? [Back & Side]
  10. What are the 3 types of Mat Techniques? [Choking, Joint-Locking, & Holding]
  11. Terminology

  12. Throwing Techniques [Nage Waza]
  13. Standing Techniques [Tachi Waza]
  14. Hand Techniques [Te Waza]
  15. Hip Techniques [Koshi Waza]
  16. Foot Techniques [Ashi Waza]
  17. Sacrifice Techniques [Sutemi Waza]
  18. Back Sacrifice Techniques [Ma Sutemi Waza]
  19. Choking Techniques [Shime Waza]
  20. Joint-Locking Techniques [Kansetsu Waza]
  21. Holding Techniques [Osaekomi Waza]
  22. Side Sacrifice Techniques [Yoko Sutemi Waza]
  23. Slight Infringement [Shido]
  24. Grave Infringement [Hansoku Make]
  25. Receiver of a Technique [Uke]
  26. Executor of a Technique [Tori]
  27. 6th Kyu [Rokyu]
  28. 5th Kyu [Gokyu]
  29. 4th Kyu [Yonkyu]
  30. 3rd Kyu [Sankyu]
  31. 2nd Kyu [Nikyu]
  32. 1st Kyu [Ikkyu]
  33. Back Falls [Koho Ukemi]
  34. Side Falls [Yoko Ukemi]
  35. Front Rolling Falls [Zempo Kaiten Ukemi]
  36. Sliding Foot Sweep Throw [Okuri Ashi Harai]
  37. Body Drop Throw [Tai Otoshi]
  38. Floating Hip Throw [Uki Goshi]
  39. Sweeping Hip Throw [Harai Goshi]
  40. Lifting Hip Throw [Tsuri Goshi]
  41. One Arm Shoulder Drop Throw [Ippon Seoi Toshi]
  42. Two Arm Shoulder Drop Throw [Morote Seoi Toshi]
  43. Major Outside Drop Throw [O Soto Otoshi]
  44. Minor Inside Winding Throw [Ko Uchi Makikomi]
  45. Major Outer Winding Throw [O Soto Makikomi]
  46. Sweeping Hip Winding Throw [Harai Makikomi]
  47. Sleeve Lifting Pulling Hip Throw [Sode Tsuri Komi Goshi]
  48. Choking Techniques [Shime Waza]
  49. Naked Hand Choke [Hadaka Jime]
  50. Joint-locking Technique [Kansetsu Waza]
  51. Cross Arm-lock [.Juji Gatame ]

Demonstration

Memory Verse: Psalm 27:14 Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and He shall strengthen thine heart: Wait, I say, on the Lord.

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Sankyu - 3rd Degree Brown - Junior Blue (Min. of 45 hours of Class Instruction)

History & General Knowledge

  1. Who were the 4 men on the first US Olympic Judo Team in 1964? [Ben Campbell, Jim Bregman, George Harris, Paul Maruyama]
  2. Who was the first American to win a medal in Judo in the Olympics? [Jim Bregman, 1964, Bronze]
  3. Terminology

  4. Side Sacrifice Technique [Yoko Sutemi Waza]
  5. Defense [Bogyo]
  6. Body Pivoting [Tai Sabaki]
  7. Inner Thigh Throw [Uchi Mata]
  8. Minor Outside Hook Throw [Ko Soto Gake]
  9. Foot Wheel Throw [Ashi Guruma]
  10. Springing Hip Throw [Hane Goshi]
  11. Circle Throw [Tomoe Nage]
  12. Side Circle Throw [Yoko Tomoe Nage]
  13. Shoulder Wheel Throw [Kata Guruma]
  14. Springing Winding Throw [Hane Makikomi]
  15. Inner Thigh Winding Throw [Uchi Mata Makikomi]
  16. Floating Drop Throw [Uki Otoshi]
  17. Scooping Throw [Sukui Nage]
  18. Major Wheel Throw [O Guruma]
  19. Two Handed Reaping Throw [Morote Gari]
  20. Outside Winding Throw [Soto Makikomi]
  21. Shoulder Hold [Kata Gatame]
  22. Reverse Scarf Hold [Ushiro Kesa Gatame]
  23. Straight Arm Armbar [Ude Gatame]
  24. Bent Arm Armbar [Ude Garami]
  25. Reverse Bent Arm Armbar [Gyaku Ude Garami]

Demonstration

Memory Verse: 1 Cor. 9:24 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.

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Nikyu - 2nd Degree Brown - Junior Purple (Min. of 75 Hours of Class Instruction)

History & General Knowledge

  1. What is the penalty for: Putting a hand in someone’s face? [Shido]
  2. What is the penalty for diving head first into the mat to throw? [Hansoku Make]
  3. What is the penalty for disregarding the Referee’s instructions? [Hansoku Make]
  4. Count to 10 in Japanese starting with one: [Ichi, Ni, San, Shi, Go, Roku, Shichi, Hachi, Ku, Ju]
  5. Terminology

  6. Counter Technique [Kaeshi Waza]
  7. Favorite Teachnique [Tokui Waza]
  8. Right [Migi]
  9. Left [Hidari]
  10. Form [Kata]
  11. Major Outer Wheel Throw [O Soto Guruma]
  12. Sweeping Lifting Pulling Foot Throw [Harai Tsuri KomiAshi]
  13. Side Hook Throw [Yoko Gake]
  14. Side Drop Throw [Yoko Otoshi]
  15. Corner Reversal Throw [Sumi Gaeshi]
  16. Floating Technique Throw [Ukiro Waza]
  17. Side Wheel Throw [Yoko Guruma]
  18. Corner Drop Throw [Sumi Otoshi]
  19. Switching Hip Throw [Utsuri Goshi]
  20. Staddle Hold [Tate Shiho Gatame]
  21. Armpit Armbar [Waki Gatame]
  22. Knee Armbar [Hiza Gatame]
  23. Normal Cross Choke [Nami Juji Jime]
  24. Reverse Cross Choke [Gyaku Juji Jime]
  25. Half Cross Choke [Kata Juji Jime]

Demonstration

Memory Verse: 1 Cor. 3:16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you.

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Ikkyu 1st Degree Brown (Min. of 100 Hours of Class Instruction)

History & General Knowledge

  1. What is the score for throwing an opponent on his/her back - hard and fast? [Ippon]
  2. .If one of the required elements is missing, what is the score? [Waza Ari]
  3. What is the score for holding Uke under control for: 20 seconds? [Ippon] ______ 19-10 seconds? [Waza Ari]
  4. What is the score if Uke submits for any reason? [Ippon]
  5. Name the 10 Black Belt Ranks in Order. [Shodan, Nidan, Sandan, Yodan, Godan, Rokudan, Shichidan, Hachidan, Kudan, Judan]
  6. Count to 11 to 20 in Japanese. [Ju Ichi, Ju Ni, Ju San, Ju Shi, Ju Go, Ju Roku, Ju Shichi, Ju Hachi, Ju Kyu, Niju]
  7. What year was Women’s Judo first introduced into the Summer Olympic Games?[1992]
  8. What does the Tactical Variables for Shiai acronym G.E.T. P.A.D. stand for? {Grip, Edge of the Mat, Tempo, Posture, Angle of Attack, Direction of Movement]
  9. Terminology

  10. Standing Bow [Ritsu Rei]
  11. Escapes [Fusegi]
  12. Kneeling Bow [Zarei]
  13. Judo Mat [Tatami]
  14. Pantomime [Tandoku Renshu]
  15. Tournament [Shiai]
  16. Belt Ranks below Black Belt [Kyu]
  17. Black Belt Ranks [Dan]
  18. Instantaneous Promotion [Batsugun]
  19. Judo Jacket [Uwagi]
  20. Judo Pants [Zubon]
  21. Jacket Sleeve [Sode]
  22. Jacket Lapel [Eri]
  23. I Surrender [Maitta]
  24. 12th Degree Held Only By Dr. Kano [Junidan]
  25. Side of Honor the Judo Mat [Joseki]
  26. Winner Stays Out for Competition [Kohaku Shiai]
  27. Switching Hip Throw [Utsuri Goshi]
  28. Side Separation Throw [Yoko Wakare]
  29. Reverse Hip Throw [Ushiro Goshi]
  30. Rear Throw [Ura Nage]
  31. Swallow Flight Counter [Tsubame Gaeshi]
  32. Inner Thigh Reaping Throw Slip [Uchi Mata Sukashi]
  33. Belt Drop Throw [Obi Otoshi]
  34. Heel Trip Throw [Kibusu Gaeshi]
  35. High Lift Throw [Daki Age]
  36. Sliding Lapel Choke [Okuri Eri Jime]
  37. Single Wing Choke [Kataha Jime]

Demonstration

Memory Verse: Col. 3:23-24 And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward to the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

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Shodan 1st Degree Black (Min. of 150 Hours of Class Instruction)

Essay's

Type 2 Judo Essays.

  1. What has Judo done for me?
  2. What have I done for Judo?

Each Essay must have a minimum of 3 sections: Introduction, Body and Conclusion. Within these 3 sections each paragraph must have a minimum of 5 sentences. Print these out and turn them in. Please answer these questions honestly, truthfully and with much thought.

Type 2 Spiritual Essays.

  1. What has Christ done for me?
  2. What have I done for Christ?

Each Essay must have a minimum of 3 sections: Introduction, Body and Conclusion. Within these 3 sections each paragraph must have a minimum of 5 sentences. Print these out and turn them in. Please answer these questions honestly, truthfully and with much thought.

Terminology

  1. Dead Tree Drop Throw [Kuchiki Taoshi]
  2. Heel Trip Reversal [Kibisu Gaeshi]
  3. Major Outer Reaping Counter Throw [O Soto Gaeshi]
  4. Major Inner Reaping Counter Throw [O Uchi Gaeshi]
  5. Minor Inner Reaping Counter Throw [Ko Uchi Gaeshi]
  6. Sweeping Hip Counter Throw [Harai Goshi Gaeshi]
  7. Springing Hip Counter Throw [Hane Goshi Gaeshi]
  8. Inner Thigh Reaping Throw Counter [Uchi Mata Gaeshi]
  9. Scissor Throw [Kani Basami]
  10. Single Leg Entanglement Throw [Kawazu Gake]
  11. Mountain Storm Throw [Yama Arashi]
  12. Pulling Down Sacrifice Throw [Hikkomi Gaeshi]
  13. Rice Bale Throw [Tawara Gaeshi]
  14. Inner Winding Throw [Uchi Makikomi]
  15. Rear Trunk Separation Throw [Daki Wakare]
  16. Two Hand Choke [Ryote Jime]
  17. Thrust Choke [Tsukkomi Jime]
  18. Triangle Choke [Sankaku Jime]

Demonstration

Memory Verse: Rom. 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose.

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