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December Colored Belt Testing

Dec Testing 2013

Colored belt testing was held at the dojo Saturday Dec 7th, 2013 from 1 – 2:00pm

Fall 2013 Black Belt Testing

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Uechi Ryu Kokusai Black Belt Testing, which is held twice a year. Testing was held at the Bennetts Karate Dojo in Erie Colorado on Sunday November 17, 2013. The testing board consisted of 6 black belts 2nd dan and higher, with 8 candidates testing.

May Colored Belt and Black Belt Testing

Black Belt May Test 2013

Our Colored Belt Testing was held May 4th, 2013 at the dojo in Erie. Our first black belt test of the year was held May 26th, 2013 at the dojo in Erie. We had 2 students testing for Jr. Shodan, 1 student retesting for their full Shodan level, and 1 student testing for their Nidan – All of which are dedicated karateka, some of which have been training with us for nearly 5 years now.

February Colored Belt Testing

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This last February test was one of the largest to date. A total of 28 students and their families showed up for testing from all our rec center locations and the dojo. The test ended up being so large because Christmas and new years vacation altered many students testing eligibity in January.

December Colored Belt Testing

Dec Testing 2013

Monthly under black belt testing was held at the dojo this past Saturday from 1 – 2pm at the Bennetts Karate dojo in Erie, CO.  It was a smaller test this time around, most likely because of Thanksgiving, some students did not have enough class time because of vacations. Read more

Fall 2013 Black Belt Testing

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Black belt testing fall 2013, Bennetts Karate – Uechi Ryu Kokusai Kyokai – November 17, 2013. Read more

May Colored Belt and Black Belt Testing

Black Belt May Test 2013

Colored Belt Testing
Our Colored Belt Testing was held May 4th, 2013 at the dojo in Erie. We had a large test – around 25 or 30 students testing representing our schools in Erie, Frederick, and Westminster areas. Read more

February Colored Belt Testing

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This last February test was one of the largest to date.  A total of 28 students and their families showed up for testing from all our rec center locations and the dojo.  The test ended up being so large because Christmas and new years vacation altered many students testing eligibity in January.   Read more

November 2012 Black Belt Testing PART 1

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On November 4th, 2012 the Bennetts Karate dojo hosted it’s second annual black belt test for 2012. Master James Thompson, Hanshi was on our testing board this November in order to test some of our black belt instructors like Shihan Richard Bennett for 5th degree black belt and Shihan Amanda Bennett for 6th degree black belt.

This was also an important test not just because Master Thompson was there, but also because 9 or our students tested for their junior black belt. These 9 students were among the original students that helped Richard Bennett start teaching karate in Erie, first at the Erie CC, and then later at the Bennett family’s first commercial school. Read more