Promotion Tests

Color Belt Promotion Demonstration

Sunday, May 19, 2019
The Levy Center
300 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202

Congratulations to everyone who tested. Thank you to all of the assistants and judges.

There will be make up tests on Monday (5/20) and Wednesday (5/22). Both tests are at the Levy Center, 7:00 pm.

The Monday test is full.

There are openings in the Wednesday test. If you did not register in advance for this test, plan to come at 6:45 pm to register on site. To reserve a spot, please e-mail us at

To our dedicated students:

Your hard work and perseverance inspire us. Grandmaster Connelly and your Program Leaders, Instructors and Assistants are committed to working with you to achieve your personal best as a martial artist and member of the Connelly’s Academy community.

Who should attend?
Everyone is invited to observe a demonstration. An adult student is invited to demonstrate if he or she is ready. Students will be given recommendations to test by their instructors when the instructors feel that they are ready. Feel free to bring along family members and friends to show support for this awesome event!

What will it cost?
The testing fee structure is based on three levels of experience and study: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced. A new student is a White belt and typically his/her first test would be for a 1 Yellow Stripe belt.

Beginning Level: Students testing for 1 Yellow Stripe, 2 Yellow Stripes, Yellow, and Green Stripe Belts: $35

Intermediate Level: Students testing for Green, Blue Stripe and Blue Belts: $40

Advanced Level: Students testing for Red Stripe, Red, Black Stripe and Black Belt Candidate belts: $45

Contact Grandmaster Connelly.

Black Belt Promotion Test
Sunday, June 9, 2019
12 noon
The Levy Center
300 Dodge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202

Registration is onsite.

Black belt tests are open to the Connelly’s Academy community. We invite all students to come and observe their seniors, instructors and program leaders test their spirit and demonstrate their expertise.

At every level, students work toward building strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind.