Marine Corps Martial Arts Tan Belt - Forward Shoulder Roll

Join this free martial arts wiki. Add info & help beginners with Shotokan Kata, Kicks, Punches, Grappling, Taekwondo Forms & Patterns, Aikido, Goju-Ryu, Krav Maga, Bo Staff, Judo, Kyokushin, etc. Fitness experts can help with Strength Training, Core Exercises, Warm-Ups, Balance, Stretching, Yoga, etc. Meet martial artists by joining our Wiki Community.

Wiki Revision Date - 19 Dec 2015 23:39

Marine Corps Martial Arts Tan Belt - Forward Shoulder Roll

This section focuses on tan belt techniques used by the Marine Corps martial arts program. This page examines the forward shoulder roll used in the Marine Corps martial arts program. Information from Public Domain Document, MCRP 3-02B, Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP).

For more Marine Corps techniques, please visit the main Marine Corps Martial Arts Program section.

Forward Shoulder Roll

The purpose of the forward shoulder roll is to break a fall from an aggressor’s attack and use the momentum to get back on your feet quickly.

Technique

The forward shoulder roll will be practiced in stages, from the kneeling position, and from the standing position.

From the Kneeling Position

~ Place your right knee on the deck and your left leg bent with the foot flat on the deck.
~ Extend your left arm down through your legs, tucking your chin into your chest. Lower your head and shoulders to the deck.
~ Push off with your feet to roll over your left shoulder to your right hip executing the proper finishing position for a right side break-fall.
~ With your right leg straight, slap the deck to absorb as much of the impact as possible. Your left leg is bent and the foot hits flat on the deck.

From the Standing Position

~ Place your feet shoulder-width apart with your left foot forward.
~ Extend your left arm down through your legs, tucking your chin into your chest. Lower your head and shoulders to the deck, but look skyward.
~ Push off with your feet to roll from your left shoulder to your right hip and buttock, allowing your forward momentum to bring you back to your feet (DO NOT DIVE).
~ Rapidly return to the basic warrior stance.

wiki-marine-tan-belt-15.png

Return to Previous Page | Continue to Next Page



References

  1. Information from Public Domain Document, MCRP 3-02B, Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP), http://www.marines.mil/News/Publications/ELECTRONICLIBRARY.aspx, Added - 02/18/15



Become a member of the wiki community!
We hope you will join the wiki community.
Talk to fellow martial artists. Ask & answer questions. Discuss techniques.
You can also join via Facebook.

Wiki Recommendations by Google

Black Belt Wiki Community

  • Please visit the wiki community to read all of our members posts & replies. However, we have listed below some of the recent posts & top-rated topics added by our members to the wiki's social community. FYI - These are not wiki pages but rather are fantastic member generated questions & answers focused on martial arts topics. We hope you become a member.

Highly Rated Posts on the Wiki Community

Recent Wiki Community Posts

  • Does your Dojo train your strikes? I just want to know how many of my fellow Aikidoka out there have trained in how to strike like we do at my dojo in order to be more effective Uke.
  • New Member Reminder A quick reminder for new members (and prospective members) - Just posting links to & adverts for your school or service is a quick way to get banned. We try to severely limit any martial arts "spam" so this community remains useful and interesting. I...
  • Stretching (SPLITS) Hi everyone, I am finding difficulties in splits, like when I try my best to go all the way down I just couldn't do it. Please is there any other ways I can do that will help me in my splits an easy way. Thanks; Natasha



Amazon - Martial Arts Books
(Click on the pictures below to learn more about these books)


At no extra cost to you, Black Belt Wiki makes a small commission if you buy products via these Amazon links. Your purchase helps keep this wiki free for all visitors. Thank you for your support!




If you spot a typo, non-working video or missing information, please tell us & we will fix immediately!
Also help beginners & add your knowledge to this free wiki.



Material on this wiki may not be copied or reproduced without the written approval of Black Belt Wiki.
All rights reserved. For other terms & conditions, please read our legal disclaimer. This site is for informational purposes only. All martial arts techniques and fitness exercises should be supervised by a trained martial arts instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. If you have had an injury or are in pain, please see a doctor before starting or continuing any martial arts and/or physical fitness program.


Join the Black Belt Wiki Community
We hope you will join our free wiki community.
Talk to your fellow martial artists. Ask & answer questions.
You can also join via Facebook.





Follow us on Facebook or Twitter
Facebook | Twitter

Wiki
Martial Arts Products