Welcome to our news and archives.  Please note that all test results are posted for the current year, but may not appear in the archives.  Full records are kept at our main office.  In addition, photographs and news releases prior to 1997 are kept in our school library at our main location dating back to the 1960s.

Black Belt Test Results

On Saturday, April 9, four individuals tested for new black belt ranks (one for junior rank black belt, two for adult rank black belt, and one for second degree black belt). The judging panel was led by Grandmaster Crandall, Master Chuff, Master Freleigh, Master Morris, Master Moller, Chief Instructor Stalloch, Senior Instructor Cumings, and many other 5th and 6th degree black belt instructors. The testing lasted nearly five hours.

The testing began with an intensive written examination including information about the style, the school, philosophical concepts of yin and yang, the lineage or "roots" of the school, and more. This segment of the test was "closed book," and the student had to rely on their know