Pre-Test: All students will be required to pass a “pre-test” with their own instructor before being invited to the test. If you pass the pre-test, your instructor will SIGN the pre-test sheet as proof that you passed. You are required to bring the signed pre-test sheet to testing or your will not be allowed to test. The signed pre-test sheet will act as your invitation to the test. The pre-test form for both brown & black belts is on the back!
Brown Belt Test: Red belt with brown stripe.
Black Belt Test: Brown belt with black stripe.
*PLEASE: DO NOT ARRIVE AT TESTING WITHOUT YOUR SIGNED PRE-TEST! THE PRE-TEST FORM IS ON THE BACK OF THIS NOTE *
Place: Washington High School - Back Gym
2217 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix AZ 85027
Registration/Check-In: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Testing: 9:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$75.00 Brown Belt Test
$100.00 Black Belt Test
*Note: all retests are at no charge
Brown & Black Belt Test Spectator Rules of Conduct
These rules have been established to create a quiet atmosphere for the benefit of the students testing. Any person breaking the rules will be asked to leave the building.
- No toddlers or infants allowed inside the building.
- No food or drink allowed inside the building.
- No talking in the stands during the test.
- Parents cannot communicate with students who are testing.
- Students who are testing are required to stay in their assigned area. Students cannot go to parents in the stands.
- Parents cannot approach the Board during the test. All Board decisions are final!
Minor Aspects Explained
Power – Student must perform techniques with maximum strength. Power is a combination of speed and momentum.
Speed – Student must perform techniques with maximum speed. Speed is combination of form and snap.
Focus – Student must perform techniques with concentration and maximum awareness.
Accuracy – Student must perform techniques within proper target range and timing.
Spirit – Student must perform with a positive and confident attitude. Student must demonstrate solid Kiai and effort.
Critical Aspects Explained
Memory and Recollection – Student must perform continually without hesitation or pausing.
Self-Control – Student must perform without repeated accidental strikes to their partner.
Technique – Student must perform proper hand, foot, body positions (bent wrist, kicking with toes, poor stances, etc...). Student must also show solid understanding of the technique.