EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Congratulations, we want to highlight your commitment, dedication and discipline. We truly believe on your potential, and after the least of 160 lessons that takes to earn four stripes on your belt, period where you’ve gone through all the training system based on our curriculum. We want you to step up your game and test for the next belt level. Sure, that with extra work, focus and study, you can make it and even ace the test to get the belt certificate with the honor and merit stamp.
Belt promotions will happen on the second or third week of April, August and December. On the 15th day of the prior months, March, July and November, belt tests start being booked. Talk to our front desk to learn details about the next belt test and book yours.
THE TEST DAY
Belt test consists of a list of techniques that you will perform to hit a high score to pass the minimum requirement, you must display confidence and complete knowledge of the movements being applied.
The minimum score required to pass the test is 80 points or over. At 100 points, acing the test, the student will be awarded the belt certificate with honor and merit.
The test consists in two parts. In the first part, you must to perform the mobility/strength drills flawlessly as requirement to start the test. No hints or any help are given or allowed at this stage. If the contender commits any mistake or poorly performs the movements, requiring help or hints to accomplish the technique or drill, the test won’t even start, it will be cancelled and rebooked to a further date, until the student have practiced enough to feel secure and confident to fulfill the requirements and perform highly with no doubts.
The second part of the test are the subsequent 50 questions, worth two points each. If hints are given, as penalty, the question still count one point, only three hints are allowed per question. If the instructor has to demonstrate the technique, the question will be voided.
We take ultimate pride on our teachings and reputation among the Jiu Jitsu community. We expect nothing but full commitment and dedication from our staff and students during practice and prior the promotion tests, to insure the highest level and evolution of the sport.
A study guide is available at EJJ, get yours at ELECTRIC JIU JITSU to get ready for the test. take private lessons if you think you need an extra work. Ask at the front desk for coach's availability for privates.
Don’t let anything stop your development of your technique at this stage. With discipline you can make it, and more importantly; in high fashion. See you at practice!!!