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Why do we test for belt rank?

In Belt Testing, Local, SDSS Concord, SDSS Darien, SDSS Fairfield, SDSS Greenwich, SDSS Keene, SDSS Needham, SDSS Newtown, SDSS Pittsburgh, SDSS Portsmouth, SDSS Ridgefield, SDSS Wellesley, SDSS Westport, SDSS Wilton by SDSS

Belt rank advancement is one of the most important experiences in the martial journey, whether the student is 3, 33, or 73. Belt testing is not about the art, or the curriculum, or the studio. At any age, this process is about the student reviewing his or her own martial progress. In an era when the word “test” means “test scores” and “competition,” rank advancement is about true learning and personal growth. Rank testing for young children A young child learns self-confidence, self-discipline, and respect in a whole new way at a belt advancement. The moment they step on the …