How do you tie a karate belt with stripes?
Place center of belt on front center of jacket, about one inch below the naval (a location called the tanden). Wrap belt around your waist, crossing the right side over the left side at center of the back. Stripes will now be on your right side. Pull ends of belt forward and adjust so the ends are even.
How do you tie a white karate belt?
Wrap the other end of the belt behind you and around your waist with your left hand. Wrap the belt around your waist a second time while maintaining the position of the label end of the belt. Tuck the non-label end of the belt under both layers and up. Pull both ends to tighten the knot.
How do you put on a obi belt?
Position the middle of the belt around your back and wrap it around to your front. Then, wrap the ends right around your body once again until they meet back at your belly button. Finish the look with your favourite knot. This is a great option if you have a thin obi belt and want to make it stand out.
What are the basic karate moves?
To help, here are three basic karate moves and how to do them.
- Straight Punch (Choku Zuki) A straight punch, Choku Zuki in Japanese, is also known as the jab.
- Front Kick (Mae Geri) One of the most basic kicks is the front kick, Mae Geri in Japanese.
- Roundhouse Kick (Mawashi Geri)
- Building Blocks.
How long should a karate belt be?
The length is really up to personal preferences, organization guidelines, and competition rules. I personally like my belt to go down to mid-thigh, or an inch or two shorter, but I’ve seen people with belts that only come down about three inches from the knot, and people with belts that touch their knees.
What are karate belt colors?
There are 6 belt colors: white belt, orange belt, blue belt, yellow belt, green belt, brown belt, and black belt. All belts besides the white belt can have dashes to indicate further progress.