Promotion Tests

Color Belt Promotion Tests / Rank Advancement Demonstrations

Connelly’s Academy holds a Rank Advancement Demonstration / Promotion Test for color belt students approximately every three months. Visit this page for information regarding tests. Please note that we have made changes to the fee structure for Color Belt Promotion Tests / Rank Advancement Demonstrations. The details are below.

May 2018 Color Belt Rank Advancement / Promotion Test
Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Levy Center
300 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202

This event starts at 12 noon.

May 20, 2018 Rank Advancement / Promotion Test Schedule

THIS IS ONLY AN ESTIMATE. PLEASE COME AT LEAST 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR ESTIMATED START TIME

TESTING FOR A 1-YELLOW STRIPE BELT:

We evaluate these students first. The youngest students (4 and 5 year olds) will be in the first groups. Group size is limited. While we cannot evaluate all of the students at once, we will do our best to test them as soon as possible. IF YOU REGISTERED ONLINE, your completed registration form will be waiting for you at the PRE-REGISTRATION table. You will not need to complete any paperwork on the day of the test. The doors open at 11:45 am. Please pick up your forms then. If you did not register online, please come at 11:45 am to complete a registration form.

TESTING FOR A 2-YELLOW STRIPE BELT OR HIGHER:

Students testing for 2-Yellow Stripe belts and higher, please check the schedule below. The schedule may change before the test. Plan to come at least 30 minutes before your estimated start time. IF YOU REGISTERED ONLINE, your completed registration form will be waiting for you at the PRE-REGISTRATION table. You will not need to complete any paperwork on the day of the test.

The times will be modified based on registration activity.

CHECK BACK HERE ON THE DAY OF THE TEST.
Testing-For Belt# Groups
Testing
Length of Time
for Each Group
Estimated
Start Time
Estimated
Finish Time
1 Yellow Stripe320 Minutes/Group12:00 pm1:00 pm
2 Yellow Stripes420 Minutes/Group1:00 pm2:20 pm
Yellow Belt220 Minutes/Group2:20 pm3:00 pm
Green Stripe and Green Belt
130 Minutes/Group3:00 pm3:30 pm
Blue Stripe, Blue Belt and Red Stripe130 Minutes/Group3:30 pm4:00 pm
Red Belt, Black Stripe and Black Belt Candidates145 Minutes/Group4:00 pm4:45 pm

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

Questions?
Contact Grandmaster Connelly.

Black Belt Promotion Test
Sunday, June 3, 201
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.