Demonstration video of the examination

Tri-force has four types of exam available. The subject of basic examination will be the same as the online version ver.2 or later. The exam can be taken in one of two ways, either directly, live at an academy or via movie, submitting the video URL for assessment.

 

(1) Basic 2nd grade exam

Those passing the Basic 2nd grade exam will be considered to have the technical skill to acquire a Tri-force Blue belt.

Eligibility
Open to anybody

Examination contents
The candidate will demonstrate 30 techniques from the basic curriculum.
The technique list is available as a Google document

Movies set
Movies set for the basic 2nd grade exam
Movies set (Quick reviews) for the basice 2nd grade exam

 

(2) Basic 1st grad exam

Those passing the Basic 1st grade exam will be considered to have the technical skill to acquire a Tri-force Purple belt.

Eligibility
-The person who has attained Basic 2nd grade exam and/or a Tri-force member at blue belt level or higher.

Examination contents
You will be asked to demonstrate 5 lessons from the basic curriculum. Tri-force will notify the candidate of the lessons to be demonstrated one week before exam date.

 

(3) Advanced exam

Those passing the Advanced exam will be considered to have the technical skill to acquire a Tri-force Brown belt.

Eligibility
The person who passed the Basic 1st grade exam, and/or a Tri-force member at purple belt or higher.

Examination contents
You will be asked to demonstrate 5 lessons from the advanced curriculum.
Tri-force will notify the candidate of the lessons to be demonstrated one week before exam date.

 

(4) Master exam

Those passing the Master exam will be considered to have the technical skill to acquire a Tri-force Black belt.

Eligibility

The person who passed the Advanced exam, and/or a Tri-force member at brown belt or higher.

Examination contents
You will be asked to demonstrate 5 lessons from the master curriculum.
Tri-force will notify the candidate of the lessons to be demonstrated one week before exam date.

 



Certification patch
A certification patch will be given to those who passed the technique exam and be shown their name on the qualified list of the website.

Live test available times
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm & 6pm
Wednesday: 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
Friday: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm
Saturday: 10am, 11am & 4pm
Sunday: 3pm & 4pm

Location for live testing
Tri-force Ikebukuro
Address: 171-0014 Tokyo, Toshima Ku, Ikebukuro 2-62-1 PISO Ikebukuro 1F

Video test method
From using a space in your home, or public gym or the academy’s free time, conduct your examination and then upload the completed video to a server used by yourself, such as YouTube (or similar host) and send the URL link to Tri-force.

Application method

Please submit your registration form from the application form. For Tri-force members, please ensure that you obtain the approval of your branch’s head instructor before you proceed.

Application form

Examination fee
6,000 yen (plus tax)
For candidates conducting a live test, please pay on the day.
For candidates conducting a video test, Tri-force will send you a request for credit card payment by email.

Test method and notes
Please read the following notes carefully

Live test
· Please organize and bring a partner in order to conduct the examination.
· Please ensure that both the candidate and partner wear different color gis.
· Demonstrate the technique once the examination official reads the name of the same out.
· Perform each technique conforming to the Quick Review video demonstration.
· We will evaluate the procedure and form of the technique at the judging.
· It is OK to have a conversation with a partner during demonstration. Please communicate with each other about the starting position and the reactions requested from the partner.
· For each technique please change the angle in order than an accurate assessment can be made.
· The score is evaluated by Good (4 point), Passing (3 point) and Failing (2 point) per technique.
· The passing mark is 75 points or more out of 100 points.
*Taking test movie by yourself is free.

Video test
· Please ensure that both the candidate and partner wear different color gis.
· Please perform the demonstration after the photographer or facilitator has read the technique name.
· Perform each technique conforming to the Quick Review video demonstration.
· We will evaluate the procedure and form of the technique at the judging.
· It is OK to have a conversation with a partner during demonstration.
· Please communicate with each other about the starting position and the reactions requested from the partner.
· Demonstrate each technique from two different angles.
· Submit an unedited video.
· The score is evaluated by Good (4 point), Passing (3 point) and Failing (2 point) per technique.
· The passing mark is 75 points or more out of 100 points.

Notice of results
Tri-force will send the results by email within one week. For Tri-force members we will send the same result to the head instructor of their branch. The assessed grade and result will be considered as final.