Black Belt

    GUN FU TEST---BLACK BELT (SHODAN)



    PHILOSOPHY AND CONCEPTS

              What is the mission and goal of Gun-Fu?

              Define the Spirit, Heart, Body and Mind of Gun-Fu.

              Explain the Cardinal Points of Gun-Fu.

              Demonstrate the five breathing drills.

    SCORE:

    STANCES

    Execute and demonstrate the 15 stances of Gun-Fu, as they are given to you. Be prepared to explain in detail.

    SCORE:

    HAND TOOLS

    Execute the 29 hand tools of Gun-Fu. Each will be called out by one of the panel members, and you will provide 10 spontaneous applications at combat speed.

    SCORE:

    FOOT TOOLS

    You will execute foot tools #1-13 (5 kicks with each leg) as they are called to you by members of the panel. At the Head Instructor's request, kicks may have to be done into a moving target.

    SCORE:

    MULTIPLE KICKS

    You will perform 5 variations of each of the following types of combination kick patterns, executing each variation 5 times from each side (five kick combinations, 3 repetitions in toto).

              ---Double kicks (alternating legs)

              ---Double kicks (same leg)

              ---Five kick combinations

    SCORE:

    SELF DEFENSE

    You will execute a minimum of 3 responses to each of Self Defense attacks #1-30. Maximum permitted response time is .5 second.

    SCORE:

    FIGHTING DRILLS

          1. Execute and demonstrate the Punching Standard, left and right.

          2. Execute and demonstrate the Kicking Standard, left and right.

          3. Execute and demonstrate the continuous strike hand drill (ABC drill).

          4. Demonstrate mastery of fighting techniques by sparring three
              two-minute rounds.

    SCORE:

    EMPTY HAND KATA

                  1. Breathing Kata.

                  2. Standard #1.

                  3. Standard #2.

                  4. Your Selection.

                  5. Your Selection.

                  6. Your Selection

                  7. Your Selection

                  8. Minor Group
                      Kata

                  9. Minor Group
                      Kata

                  10. Minor Group
                        Kata

    SCORE:

    WEAPONS KATA

                  1. Your Selection

                  2. Your Selection

                  3. Your Selection

                  4. Your Selection

                  5. Your Selection

    SCORE:

    ANIMAL FIGHTING CONCEPTS

    You will explain and demonstrate the Animal Fighting Styles, giving three examples from Dragon, Black Panther, Bear, Eagle, Cobra, Monkey, Donkey, Grasshopper, Tiger, Crane, and Praying Mantis.

    SCORE:

    MULTIPLE OPPONENTS

    You will give three valid responses against two opponents attacking randomly. 

    You will give three valid responses against three or more opponents attacking randomly.

    SCORE:

    OBJECTS AS WEAPONS

    You will be given three everyday objects. You will then be required to demonstrate three self defense applications, using each object as a weapon.

    SCORE:

    COMMENTS

    (Use back of sheet to tally score, and for comments)

 

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