Examinations/Grading

 

Take place every four months: March, July and November. Students will take an examination/grading if and when they are ready. However, if a student just wants to train and not take any grading then that’s fine.

 

Grading System

Grade: White to Black

 

Novice 1 Stance Still (Assess in class)

 

Novice 2 Stance Moving (Assess in class)

 

For these grades the assessments will take place at an examination centre

 

 

 

8th

White

7th

Yellow

6th

Blue

5th

Green

4th

Red

3rd

Orange

2nd

Brown

1st

Purple/Violet

 

Black

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INSTRUCTOR LEVEL

 

Master (SENIOR MASTER) 5th Degree and above

 

Sifu (SENIOR MASTER) 4th Degree

 

Sifu (MASTER) 3rd Degree

 

Laoshi (Teacher) 2nd Degree

 

Laoshi (Teacher) 1st Degree if they have completed the instructors course

 

Instructor Black Sash

 

Instructor 1st Grader and above who run a school and are insured.

 

Instructor 2nd Grade have to be 18years and above

 

Assistant Instructor is someone who is a (2nd Grade and above) but cannot run a class because of the Association rules or do not run their own school through choice.