Ja Shin Do Test Requirements

Test for 4th Kub (Blue Belt)

Last updated 24 June 2000

In advance:

1. Teaching 20 minutes inside forearm block from scratch with shake.

2. Participation in film discussion classes; showing ability to connect plot and modeling in film with Artemis philosophy and martial arts training appropriate to blue belt level.

3. Ja Shin Do self designed private lessons (aka self designed workouts) and self evaluations up to date and showing teaching and analyis skill appropriate to blue belt level.

4. Leading discussion 20 minutes on three characteristics of power.


On test:

1. 8th, 7th, 6th, 5th group forms.

2. Kicks:

a. 2 heights roundhouse; knee, belt height;
b. double front;
c. sidekick from forward stance;
d. back kick to the back.

3. 3 step sparring: three new counters.

4. Free-sparring. Ideally, three different opponents.

5. Breaking: 2 boards knifehand: inside to outside sudo on horse stance as in 5th group form.