Tips for Passing Your Belt Test:
1) Practice, practice, practice! Don't
just rely on class time but also practice your forms at home. Practice
doing your basic hand and foot techniques and forms correctly every
time in class. When you get in the habit of consistently doing
something correctly, it's easier to remember what to do under the stress
of belt testing.
2) Ask questions to make sure your technique is correct. Take advantage during class time and test preparation to ask Master Choe or another black belt to critique your technique. Don't just copy what you think you saw; often we don't see everything that goes into a particular form or technique.
3) Always keep trying.
We are all going to make mistakes. Don't try to keep yourself from
making mistakes; it is far more important to make them and learn from
them. Don't panic and freeze if you make a mistake during the test;
just start over again and try your best. Don't give up! You won't
progress without perseverance and spirit!
students and families are invited to attend belt ceremonies and show
support for your fellow students and your school. If you passed the
recent belt testing, please wear your uniform minus a belt. All black
belts are asked to wear full uniform and help with the ceremony.