In section one of this test you are to read a statement, and if that statement is correct, then circle "T" for true. If any part of that statement is incorrect, then circle "F" for false.

  T 

 F

  1.

Daruma was the legendary Chinese priest who is given credit for the origins of Chinese Kenpo.

  T 

 F

  2.

In the self-defense techniques the name talon is a synonym for a wrist grab.

  T 

 F

  3.

The tibia is another name for the shin bone.

  T 

 F

  4.

On the Association Patch the tiger represents spiritual strength.

  T 

 F

  5.

FOCUS is not just the concentration of a weapon meeting a target, but the concentration of the entire body meeting the target as one unit.

  T 

 F

  6.

WITH involves dual movement and eliminates the word AND.

  T 

 F

  7.

The self-defense technique LOCKING HORNS is against a flank headlock.

  T 

 F

  8.

In 1815 two Okinawan Martial Arts experts, Kenwa Mabuni and Gichen Funakoshi took their art to Japan.

  T 

 F

  9.

STRIKING SERPENT'S HEAD is used against a bear hug from the front with your arms pinned.

  T 

 F

 10.

CLUTCHING FEATHERS uses the pin point effect on its initial move.


In this section, a sentence or question will be presented. You are to choose the most correct and the most complete answer from the four possible answers given. Write the corresponding letter in the space provided.

  1. Which of the following is not one of the normal results of a heel stomp to the metatarsus.

    a. Pain

    b. Paralysis

    c. Inability to stand or walk

    d. Possible fracture

  2. Which of the following is the correct weight distribution for a Reverse Bow?

    a. 60% - 40%

    b. 50% - 50%

    c. 40% - 60%

    d. 30% - 70%

  3. FIVE SWORDS would not normally be used against which of the following?

    a. a front right roundhouse punch

    b. a front right overhead club attack grab

    c. a front right uppercut punch

    d. a front right push

  4. When competing in the Forms Division of a tournament, which of the following is not announced?

    a. your name

    b. the name of your system

    c. the name of your instructor

    d. the rank of your instructor

    e. the Form you are about to perform

  5. SCRAPING HOOF may readily be adapted to all of the following except:

    a. a rear bear hug with your arms free

    b. a Full Nelson

    c. a rear bear hug with your arms pinned

    d. a rear punch


In the following section, an incomplete statement is given. You are to provide a word or words in order to correctly complete it. Write your answer on the line given below each statement.

  1. The 5 basic systems of Karate/Kung Fu are (what) ?

    ___________________________________________________________

  2. The principle of ANCHORING, when applied, gives greater force and (what).

    ___________________________________________________________

  3. "To hear is to doubt, to see is to be deceived, but to feel is to (what) ?

    ___________________________________________________________

  4. He who hesitates, meditates (how) ?

    ___________________________________________________________

  5. In the Orange Belt Freestyle Techniques the H represents (what) ?

    ____________________________________________________________

  6. In the self-defense technique Crashing Wings the wings refer to (what) ?

    ____________________________________________________________

  7. Your first strike in the self-defense technique Triggered Salute is a thrusting heel palm to the (what).

    ___________________________________________________________

  8. A (what) is a method used to force an opponent's leg to bend in or out, forward or back.

    ___________________________________________________________

This last section is divided into two parts.

In part A you are required to provide a series of words, a phrase, or a paragraph in order to answer the question or execute the command given.

In part B two topics are presented and you are to analyze them in the following way.

  1. give a definition of each.
  2. explain their similarities, if there are any.
  3. explain their differences, if there are any.
  4. give examples, illustrations, analogies or any other helpful aid to assist in distinguishing between the two topics. Write your answers on the supplementary paper given. Concise, but precise answers are preferred.

PART A:

  1. Write out the Orange Belt Pledge.
  2. What do the colors white and orange represent on the Association Patch ?
  3. What are the basic ingredients of the EQUATION FORMULA ?
  4. Explain CHECKING.
  5. List five ideas that Long Form I teaches.
  6. List 5 ideas that Kick Set teaches.
  7. Explain the OUTER RIM THEORY.
  8. What are the three basic ways of switching ?
  9. What are some of the reasons you might choose to execute Shielding Hammer instead of Sword of Destruction against a left roundhouse punch?

PART B:

  1. "Economy of Motion" vs. "Wasted Motion"
  2. "Black Dot Focus" vs. "White Dot Focus"
  3. "Alter" vs. "Rearrange"
  4. "Hard" vs. "Soft"