Red Sun Academy

Red Sun Academy

School  of  Martial Arts

ATTENDANCE

*Minimum 1 year of good attendance


*ESSAY

Prepare an essay on what the martial arts means to you.  You will hand Sensei the essay before the test begins.  During your test, you will discuss your essay to the class.


KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge

Terminology

*Know all academy guidelines, procedures, rules, and any basic knowledge of the martial arts covered in class and on our website.


FUNDAMENTALS

Know all Fundamentals


*TEST OF ENDURANCE

Jumping Jacks

Plank/Sit-ups

Push-ups

100 full-contact kicks

*This is all to be performed one after another at the start of your test, after which, you will perform all academy basics, katas, self-defense moves, and then you will spar the entire attending academy.


BASICS

Stances

Blocks

7 Elbows

Hand Strikes

Kicks


FOOTWORK

Turn

Slide

Cross

Diagonals

Neutral Pivot (left/right • 180º)


Defense Pivot (left/right • 180º)


Offense Pivot (left/right • 180º)



COMBINATION STRIKES


Eyes • Nose • Throat

Can strike moving targets


10 Hands

10-Extra Hands


Cool Combo

Shadow Boxing

Pak Sao


FALL + TAKE-DOWN

Fall

Take-down


PLAN OF ACTION

Plan of Action


KATA


*High Bown belt traditional kata (PAL Jang)

*Invented kata

  High Brown belt New Age kata

  All previous katas


BUNKAI



*Apply all the moves in all our Japanese katas

  (Taikyoku, Heian 2, *Heian 4)


SELF-DEFENSE


  Know how to defend yourself when attacked.

*Apply realistically.


  All previous self-defense


  Spontaneous Self-Defense


  Choke (traditional & 7-targets)

  (on the CHOKE youtube, go to 4 minute marker)


  Shoulder Grab (3 ways):

  1. Elbow pull-down (:22 sec)

  2. Traditional wrist maneuver

  3. In-Out Twirl (:13 sec)


  Wrist Grab (1+2-handed)


  Collar Grab


  Grab from Behind


  Head-lock


CHOREOGRPAHED FIGHT SCENE


SPARRING


WEAPONS


Strikes: all 5 weapons

Self-defense: all 5 weapons

Kata: Bo, Jo, Tonfa, Sai, *Nunchaku, *Adv. Bo


BREAKING

*All Academy Strikes

*Cinder block (or equivalent)

HIGH BROWN to BLACK Belt

HIGH BROWN BELT REQUIREMENTS

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Honor through the Martial Arts

Test on Green Hill during the pandemic when we were "homeless"

Test on Green Hill during the pandemic when we were "homeless"

* New for High Brown Belts

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Do I have a patch on my gi?


Did I submit my $25 Testing Fees?


Do I know my knowledge?


Do I have my sparring/self-defense partner?

Is my uniform clean and ironed for the test?

TESTING CHECKLIST