Testing requirements for promotion to 4th Dan Black Belt:
Free Sparring against three Novice Black Belt Opponents.
essentially an open combat format with controlled attacking/blocking/counter-attacking, and having no prearranged method
between the partners. In Free-Sparring; accurate attacks, skillful dodging, speed, power, balance,
strong and accurate blocking, as well as spirit are important.
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