The Wyoming Color Belt Testing for July 2015 was held at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.
It was sunny and warm, a little breezy,
with a great view of the Big Horn Mountains!
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Getting warmed up.
Mr. McDill gave the pre-test talk to the candidates.
Senior Master Martin greeted each one, wishing them well today.
The test board observed from the clubhouse porch.
Breaking station for this testing.
Mr. Connell gave a brief history of the Equestrian Center.
Senior Master Martin opened with a welcoming speech.
Testing to 9th Gup
Mr. McDill called the test.
Those waiting to test had a shady spot.
Austin, Aaron, and Ben
Demonstrating releases for Self-defense.
Testing for 8th Gup
Releases and joint locks for Self-Defense.
Testing for 7th Gup
Self-Defense - pressure points
Testing for 6th Gup
Demonstrating patterns . . .
kicks . . .
and skip kicks
Self-Defense - falls and rolls
Breaking with front snap kick
Testing for 5th Gup - patterns
Testing for 4th Gup - patterns
Everyone lined up to bow out after a great day!
Best of test medals were awarded
Mr. Rochelle received his Class C Umpire certification
Best of Test winners, with their instructors:
Best Ho-sin-sul: Daisy Maynard - Mr. Sisco
Best Break: Brad Heath - Sr. Master Martin
Best Pattern: Lee Meeks - Sr. Master Martin
The whole group gathered in front of the BHEC clubhouse.