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Spring 2017 Black Belt Promotion Schedule

08-Mar-2017

Due to Black Belt Promotion, there will be the following changes to the regular Honbu schedule.

Wednesday, March 8th
Shodan Candidates should be dressed and ready by 5:30pm 
Black Belts Supporting Dressed in Gi by 7pm

CANCELLED Classes: 7pm Shodan & Up, 8pm Contact Kumite 2
All other classes will run as normally scheduled, including 7pm White Belt class.

Friday, March 10th
Nidan and Above Candidates should be dressed and ready by 5:30pm 
Black Belts Supporting Dressed in Gi by 6:45pm

CANCELLED Classes: 6:45pm Weapons
All other classes will run as normally scheduled.

Wednesday, March 15th
Junior Black Belt and Shodan Promotion moved to Wed March 22nd. All classes will be held on the regular schedule.  

Friday, March 17th
Nidan and Above Candidates should be dressed and ready by 5:30pm 
Black Belts Supporting Dressed in Gi by 6:45pm

CANCELLED Classes: 5:45pm Weapons
All other classes will run as normally scheduled

Tuesday, March 21st
Black Belt Candidates going for Nidan & Sandan meet at YAI (460 W 34th Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues) no later than 5:30pm.

Wednesday, March 22nd
JUNIOR Black Belt Candidates arrive by 4pm - Family and Friends cannot watch this day of testing. Only the last Junior Black Belt testing day is for parents and friends (which is on April 1st).
Shodan Candidates arrive by 5:00pm and bring your blindfold and comfortable shoes (sneakers) to wear with your gi. 
Black Belts Supporting please be dressed and ready no later than 5:30pm

CANCELLED Classes: 7pm Shodan & Up, 8pm Contact Kumite 2
All other classes will run as normally scheduled, including 7pm White Belt class.

Wednesday, March 29th
Shodan Candidates should be dressed and ready by 5:30pm 
Black Belts Supporting Dressed in Gi by 7pm

CANCELLED Classes: 7pm Shodan & Up, 8pm Contact Kumite 2
All other classes will run as normally scheduled, including 7pm White Belt class.

Friday, March 31st
Nidan and Above Candidates should be dressed and ready by 5:30pm ***Bring Fight Gear***
Black Belts Supporting Dressed in Gi by 6:45pm ***For those fighting: Bring Fight Gear***

CANCELLED Classes: 6:45pm Weapons
All other classes will run as normally scheduled.

Saturday, April 1st
JUNIOR Black Belt Candidates Arrive by 1:30pm ***Bring Fight Gear***
Black Belts Supporting arrive by 2pm ***For those fighting: Bring Fight Gear***
Sensei and Above Candidates arrive by 2pm
Friends and Family are welcome to attend this final day of Jr Black Belt Promotion

All classes will run as normally scheduled

Sunday, April 2nd
Shodan Candidates arrive 6am (doors open), Promotion starts 6:30am ***Bring Fight Gear***
Black Belts participating in Kumite, be dressed and on the floor NO LATER THAN 7am ***Bring Fight Gear***
All other Black Belts arrive before 7:30am 
Family and Friends arrive at approximately 8:30am for photos.