Our goal at HMA is to assist you in obtaining the highest rank – Black Belt!
With the successful striping system in place and coloured belts being awarded after set milestones are reached you will accomplish your personal goals step by step with the ultimate goal being Black Belt and Beyond.
For Big Legends and above to be eligible to grade you must have completed your 30 classes and have received all required stripes.
You also must be registered prior to the closing date listed on the website with your pre-testing completed on the advertised dates.
Belt rank advancements are awarded based on the proficiency level attained in each area of the curriculum for the relevant grade. The following criteria serve as a guide for determining such proficiency.
Application, Posture, Enthusiasm, Effort, Control, Balance, Stance and Focus.
Application, Posture, Explosiveness, Timing, Focus, Speed, Balance, Enthusiasm and Co-ordination.
Technique, Timing, Application, Power, Stance, Attitude, Fluency, Enthusiasm and
Technique, Quickness, Timing, Power, Accuracy, Control, Confidence, Enthusiasm, Conceptual Understanding
Timing, Focus, Power, Explosiveness, Speed, Tactical Understanding, Confidence, Control, Stamina, Defensive Skills, Controlled Aggressiveness, Distancing.