There are three gradings per year: April, August and December.
To proceed to Grading you will need to first pass an in-class "tip-test." Passing this test will be a result of consistent attendance and practise. You will need demonstrate all of the kicking, boxing, self defence and poomse techniques required at your level. Above all else, you must have a good attitude towards training, our instructors and fellow students. If you pass the Tip-Test you will receive a GREEN STRIPE on your belt and may proceed to grading.
Two proceed to grading you will need to submit an online grading application at least 2 weeks before grading.
Dates for the gradings are determined at the beginning of the year and there are no classes on these days.
It is our job to do all we can to prepare you for progression to the next level. However it is important that you develop a sense of personal responsibility in preparing for Grading.
In other word: you must practise.
'Tip Testing' is done in the weeks leading up to the grading. A TIP (a green stripe on your belt) is earned when you've met all the criteria in order to proceed to the grading. If you do not receive a coloured tip by 2 weeks prior to grading then you will not proceed to grading.
If you do not pass the tip - test, don't worry, it's not the end of the world. There is always another opportunity a few short months away. While it's natural to feel disappointed, it's a great opportunity to identify what needs improvement and begin the working towards the next grading.
It’s the same in life - you're not going to succeed all the time and It’s not about how many times you get knocked down. It's about how many times you get back up. Fall down 7 times, stand up 8!
Make Up Grading
If you cannot attend the set Grading Date or time, you can apply for a Make Up Grading which is done at an alternative date usually couple of weeks after grading, so you don't miss out.
Simply select 'Make Up Grading' on your application and we will organise one for you.
If you cannot attend the set make up grading time either, then you will to chat to our instructors about doing a private grading. This grading will be charged $25.00 above the normal fee.
Application and Fee
Once you have passed your tip test you may complete the online grading application.
Once application and payment has been received you are all set!
Wombat Kombat $55.00 (incl.GST)
Gup Grading (White to Blue) $55.00 (incl.GST)
Gup Grading (Red) $75.00 (incl.GST)
Cho Dan Bo and Dan Level Test $135.00 (incl.GST)
Full Dan Test $195.00 (incl. GST)
Private Grading $25.00 above normal rate
Any student who submits a late grading application will need to grade on the day of the
Make Up Grading.
The three steps to grading:
1) Train hard, practise and earn your "tip" in class prior to grading
2) Complete your online grading application and pay your grading application fee
3) Turn up on time at the grading and demonstrate your techniques to earn your new rank!