Every student has the ability to test at their own pace with a few exceptions, which is explained below.
Every month there is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their knowledge and ability to earn the chance to test for their next belt rank.
On the dates listed above a student may stripe test or belt test.
Stripe Test - Students earn stripes that correspond to different sections of the curriculum between belt ranks.
Belt Test - Students are able to test for their next belt rank if they have earned all of their stripes.
Students may only test as soon as every two months with a few exceptions depending on current rank.
Average time between tests is approximately 3 months depending on the progress of the individual student.