Students demonstrate various blocks and counter-attacks against a striking opponent.
The highlight of the event for many spectators is sparring. Less advanced students wear protective gear and spar against a single opponent. More advanced students are expected to fight more aggressively and may face two opponents.
Breaking boards builds confidence and demonstrates accuracy. Beginners break a single board with a basic kick, while more advanced students break four or more boards with a series of kicks and punches.
Students Receive Certificate of Promotion and Belt
The students have worked many months for this moment. As their names are called, each student shakes hands with the instructors and is presented with a certificate of promotion and a new belt.