Testing and Certification
In Martial Arts are as important as exams and diplomas as it is in schools and colleges, except that testing and certification, do not by themselves constitute final goals in Martial Arts.
to a higher rank is usually verified by an official certificate and is signified by the ranking of the belt.
In Martial Arts, each successful test marks the end of one preparatory stage and the beginning of another leading to personal fulfillment and Martial Arts proficiency.
of testing is mainly self-assessment and assurance that one can proceed to a higher level of commitment and hard work. Depending on the number of examinees and their ranks.
An individual test may last from 2 hours to more than 5 hours depending the rank test.