Testing F.A.Q.

As an instructor, the question I’m asked most often (especially from younger students) is “Sensei, when am I going to get my next belt?”  While the following list of frequently asked questions is meant to be somewhat humorous, they are ALL actual questions I’ve been asked by students.  The point … Please be patient, enjoy the journey and don’t focus too much on the destination.

Q: Sensei, can I test today?
A: Please read the section on testing

Q: Sensei, I know all the moves for my next test, when will you test me?
A: Please read the section on testing

Q: Sensei, I have enough hours for my next test, why haven’t you tested me?
A: Please read the section on testing

Q: Sensei, why have you tested others before me?
A: Please read the section on testing

Q: Sensei, if I practice every class, will you test me at the end of the month?
A: Please read the section on testing

Q: Sensei, my mom says I can’t go the U2 concert unless I get my blue belt, will you test me tonight?
A: Please read the section on testing

Q: Sensei, my son is ready for his next test, when will you test him?
A: Please read the section on testing

Q: Sensei, I paid for my son’s purple belt test a month ago, why haven’t you tested him?
A: Please read the section on testing