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IKMF Curriculum

IKMF Curriculum

IKMF Curriculum

Here is the combined curriculum for all the different grades/levels together with those of the various instructor courses offered by our organization. The curriculum is divided to subjects (units), most of them appear here only by name.

KM levels is divided into 4 sections: Practitioner Levels (1-5) ; Graduate Levels (1-5) ; Expert Levels (1-5) ; and Master Levels (1-3) 
In some places/countries KM students carry the "regular" colored belts.

(Units 1-4 are here in some details)

Unit 1: General Information and Theory

  1. History of K.M. and of it's founder
  2. Dealing with a dangerous event:
    1. State evaluation, process of dealing with an event
    2. Neutralizing a danger and all its aspects
    3. Possible outcome of a violent conformation.
  3. Principles underlying the defense techniques.
  4. Principles underlying the attack techniques.
  5. Training by principles - from techniques to real life variations
  6. Using common objects for self defense -theory and practice.
  7. Rhythm and pace.
  8. Using /relying on natural reactions to correct or prove a point.
  9. Principles and techniques of mental training.

Unit 2: Teaching Methodology; Human body

  1. Basics of anatomy and physiology.
  2. Correct instructing for instructors.
  3. Lesson plan outlines & preparing.
  4. Teacher student relationship.

Unit 3: Preliminary Considerations

  1. Safety in training
    1. Organization of training: methods of training
    2. Dress and appearance
    3. Maintaining the studio
    4. Behavior during training
  2. The warm-up
    1. General principles
    2. Exercises and variation
    3. Approach to stretching and flexibility

Unit 4: The Basics

  1. How to stand - different outlet stances
  2. How to Punch : The basics use of body's weapons; make a fist; Theory of recoiling
  3. Movement and shadow boxing
  4. How to handle a fall
    1. Fall breaks backwards & from high position
    2. Side fall breaks
    3. Soft/hard forward fall breaks
    4. Rolls forward - high, low, sideways
    5. Roll backwards.
    6. Rolling with assignments, Combinations of rolls and fall breaks (The following units appear here by the subject's name only)

Unit 5 - Attacking with the Hands

Unit 6 - Attacking with the Legs

Unit 7 - Defenses against Punches

Unit 8 - Defenses against Kicks

Unit 9 - Releases from Grabs, Chocks & Holds at high level

Unit 10 - Releases from Grabs & Holds at medium level

Unit 11 - Releases with Throws

Unit 12 - Release from holds & grabs on the floor

Unit 13 - Leverages & Takedowns.

Unit 14 - Defense against attacks involving a stick / club.

Unit 15 - Defenses against attacks involving a knife (edged weapons).

Unit 16 - Defense against threats involving a knife (edged weapons).

Unit 17 - Defense against threats involving handgun.

Unit 18 - Defense against threats involving Submachine gun.

Unit 19 - Using common objects as weapons in defense against armed assailants

Unit 20 - Self defense against two assailants or more (armed with knife/stick or not armed)

Unit 20-25 - Military training units

Unit 26-30 - Law Enforcement training unites

Unit 31-33 - Additional units for Security and VIP Protection

Unit 34 - Self-defense for Children 
Applications and transformations of the basic techniques and training methods for children.

Unit 35 - Self-defense for Women 
Applications and transformations of the basic techniques and training methods for women.

Unit 36 - Fighting Drills.

Units 37-38 - Fighting Tactics and applications.

Unit 39 - Fighting in different positions & places.

Unit 40 - Ways and applications of mental training.

Unit 41 - 44 Training Methods for the above units.

Unit 45 - Simulations and scenarios, analyzing and training accordingly.