THE FOLLOWING CURRICULUM WILL BE USED TO TEST STUDENTS FOR BELT ADVANCEMENTS. IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO READ,STUDY,UNDERSTAND,PRACTICE AND PERFECT ALL OF THE CURRICULUM NEEDED TO PASS TO THE NEXT LEVEL. THE ONLY PROCESS COVERED IN THE DOJO FROM NOW ON WILL BE YOUR KATA.IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILTY TO ASK FOR HELP WHENEVER YOU REQUIRE IT. YOU MAY ASK (WHEN TIME PERMITS )ANY QUESTIONS.WITH THIS INFO NOW ON LINE I WILL BE EXPECTING MUCH BETTER TESTS AND WILL BE MUCH TOUGHER WITH GRADING. STARTING WITH WHITE BELT TEST YOU DO 50 PUSH UPS,50 JUMPING JACKS AND 50 CRUNCHES. ADD 5 TO EACH EXERCISE AS YOU PROGRESS FROM BELT TO BELT TILL YOU REACH 100 OF EACH AT BLACK BELT.
1. White Belt Test: Basics: five front punches,switch, five front punches from other side, switch, five back punches, switch, five back punches, switch, five palm heel strikes, switch, five palm heel strikes, switch, five one knuckle punches, switch, five one knuckle punches, switch, five ridge hands, switch, five ridge hands, switch,five back leg snap kicks, switch, five back leg snap kicks, ready stance. Combos: #1.Downward block punch, downward block punch, back leg snap kick. #2. Inside block punch, outside block punch, back leg snap kick. #3. Rising block punch, rising block punch, back leg snap kick, ready stance. Change hands after each block/punch.
2. Yellow Belt Test: Basics:Same as above but after snap kick do spinning side kick and spinning round kick after each snap kick. Combos:Same as above add spinning side kick, spinning round kick, after each snap kick.
3. Purple Belt Test: Basics: Same as above but add 5 each of hammer fist, knife hand, and spear hand from each side. Combos:#1. Downward block knife hand, downward block knife hand, back snap kick, spin side kick, spin round kick, tornado kick.#2. Inside block hammer fist, outside block hammer fist and above kicks. #3. Rising block spear hand, rising block spear hand and above kicks, ready stance.
4. Orange Belt Test and Above: Must be able to develop your own 3-6 combos with power and that make good fighting sense! Basics: From Orange Belt to Green show AT LEAST 50 techniques I taught you. From Green to Blue AT LEAST 85 techniques I taught you. Blue to High Brown 95 techniques. High Brown to Black 100+ techniques. Blue Belt and beyond must show weapons kata, sparring, teaching ability, board breaking and self-defense which will be discussed prior to testing.
ABSOLUTELY NO ONE WILL EARN A BLACK BELT IN LESS THAN 4 YEARS OR MORE!!!
PLEASE KEEP IN MIND, AFTER ORANGE BELT IT IS UP TO SENSEI TO DECIDE IF YOU ARE READY TO TEST AND THERE IS AN EXTENDED 72 CLASS PLUS TIME PERIOD BETWEEN BROWN BELTS AND
75 PLUS CLASSES TO BLACK BELT!
THE KATA/FORMS PRESENTED IN THIS VIDEO ARE ORIGINAL FORMATS BELONGING TO SENSEI FRANK BRUNO AND DOJANG IRON FALCON MARTIAL ARTS AND ARE NOT MEANT FOR USAGE BY ANYONE OTHER THAN STUDENTS OF DOJANG IRON FALCON MARTIAL ARTS>
STUDENTS YOU NOW HAVE NO EXCUSE TO NOT KNOW EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GIVE PERFECT TEST PERFORMANCES! STARTING IMMEDIATELY YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING KATA< BASICS< COMBOS ETC> THEN ASKING SENSEI TO APPROVE THEM PRIOR TO TESTING> IT WILL NOW BE EASIER TO STUDY BUT MUCH HARDER TO PASS TESTS! GOOD LUCK AND GET INTO SHAPE BECAUSE THAT WILL NOW BE PART OF TESTING!