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Yellow Belt

Each finger on the hand represents one of the five animals that are the essence of kenpo; tiger, crane, leopard, dragon, and the snake.

When the fingers are brought together to form a fist they will expose the hidden animal the monkey. 

Yellow Belt
Orange Belt - Tiger

This belt represents the tiger, the color corresponds to the harnessed strength and the element of the sun, lightning and fire. The tiger's image is a searing continuous and aggressive attack not wasting energy on defense.  

Fierce linear fighter that utilizes a pre-planned attack to get to its opponent first, a straight line between him and his foe. 

Orange Belt Izabel O'Dell - May 25, 2018
Janet ODell - May 25, 2018
Luke Shilling - Mar 24, 2017

Purple Belt - Crane

The purple belt represents the Crane, the purple talons of the crane corresponds with evening smoke, shadow, and the wind. The crane continually tests and then suddenly attacks by initiating thought to evade, evaluate and then execute.  

A defensive counter fighter that relies on coordination and agility to see the exposed target of the enemy and attacks from an unexpected angle. 

Purple Belt Corey Ackland - Sep 5, 2018
Sheila Nuez - Apr 9, 2016
Blue Belt - Leopard

This belt represents the Leopard, the color corresponds with Mercury, mirror and water. The Leopard stalks by the water with ferocity and rationality combined with blinding speed. 

A fighter that will not massively commit all body weight into its strike, it makes up loss of power by increasing speed. 

Blue Belt Josh Williams - Aug 31, 2015
Green Belt - Dragon

Represents the dragon, the color corresponds with heaven, cloud and mountain. The dragon sits high on the mountain top overlooking it's green domain and will react with controlled rage. 

A fighter known for its fury and intelligence that does not fear its enemy; rather fears what its power may do to it. 

Green Belt Charles Allen - Nov 8, 2014
Graham Sponselee - Feb 16, 2018
Brown Belts - Snake

Represents the snake, the color corresponds with rock, roots, and the ground. The snake has no neck; therefore it is the symbol of unification of body and soul. 

A fighter that would rather bluff its enemy to avoid confrontation and possible injury. Snakes do not play with their enemies; if forced they will disable or kill. 

Brown Belt 3rd Brown
Miranda Burk - Mar 8, 2017
Sarah Nuez - Dec 15, 2015
Eric Pickford - Feb 25, 2015
Courtenay Pickford - Feb 25, 2015
Britany Sponselee - Dec 18, 2015
Tammy Sponselee - Dec 18, 2015
Jennifer Wallis - Dec 17, 2015
Brianne Wallis - Dec 17, 2015

Brown Belt 2nd Brown
Dylan Baker - Apr 27, 2016
Travis Minta - Apr 28, 2016

Brown Belt 1st Brown
Nancy Harris - Mar 16, 2014
Benjamin Rahim - Feb 23, 2015
Haroon Rahim - Jan 5, 2016

Black Belts - Monkey

The black belt represents the monkey whose image is that of space, emptiness and void applying to the first rule of self defense ...... distance. The monkey is the most intelligent of all animals because of it's ability to make use of tools. 

A fighter that is always thinking, the monkey is primarily defensive and sneaky, it usually adopts a mirror image to reflect an equal force with its enemy. 

Black Belt 1st Degree Black - Shodan
Robi Gareau - Feb 20, 2018

Black Belt 2nd Degree Black - Nidan
Roberta Evans - May 28, 2018
Sigmund Johannessen - Oct 22, 2016

Black Belt 3rd Degree Black - Sandan
Julia Bennett - Mar 17, 2012
Black Belt 4th Degree Black - Yodan
Corey Nickerson - Nov 23, 2017
Pierre St. Onge - May 29, 2014

Black Belt 5th Degree Black - Godan
Keith Gregory - Oct 9, 2018

Black Belt 6th Degree Black - Rokudan
Don Roe - Feb 14, 2017

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