The follwing will be judged when a student
Major error will be assessed upon
each occurrence of the following
Substitution of one stance for another or a Gross
mis-alignment of feet.
Deleting or mixing movements so that the order of movements
Overt displays of overconfidence or disrespect for weapons,
horseplay, disrespect to judges, or anything else which may
be judged to be a serious attitude problem.
Movement: Hand movements which are invented on
the spot and bear no relationship to actual movement.
Remarks: Not knowing the name of the form.
If any of the following occurs repeatedly,
they will be judged as a single major error rather than an
Minor errors will be assessed for
each occurrence of the following:
Horizontal for vertical punch, using toes instead of heel
Non separation of movements, movements not defined
Curved back, leaning in tigers, etc...
Hand and foot movements out of sync except where required.
Changing tempo of form except where required
Too much emphasis on weapon, forgetting to use correct hand
formation with the weaponless hand
Feeling: Movements which are either exaggerated
or are under emphasized, i.e., too expansive or contracted,
wrong apparent feeling.
Each student is permitted to attempt any one form two
times. Each attempt must begin from the opening
movement of the form.
Immediate failure occurs when:
- Student stops for the second time.
- Student endangers the safety of others.
- All judges decided to stop testing.
- Student quits or refuses to do form.
All testing is based on merit. Students may advance at
the discretion of the instructor based on the length of
study and effort applied.