INFORMATION FOR OUR STUDENTS

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GRADINGS

GRADINGS EXPLAINED

Every student of the Fusion MAC is given a syllabus to follow. The nature of which is determined by the style which they choose to practice and the level that they are at. Periodically, their skills are put to the test in front of our assessors who will then score the outcome of their performance. These gradings, if successful, will result in the student being awarded with either a belt (Kickboxing/BJJ) or a star (MMA).

BELT STRUCTURE

This will always vary from club to club. A student from another club may have the same colour belt as you but be a higher or even lower grade. Because of this you should never assume they are more or less capable than you are. A belt is merely a mark of what level you are at within your own club. The Fusion’s belt structure goes as follows..

REDYELLOWGREENPURPLEPURPLE/WHITE

(Senpai)
BROWNBROWN/WHITEBROWN/2WHITE

(Sensei)
BLACK (1st Dan)

GRADING EXPECTATIONS

Before

  • Familiarise yourself with your assessment sheet. This will track your progress with relation to the amount of lessons required to grade. It also details the techniques you should be focusing on specific to your grade.
  • Assessment times and dates will be displayed on the notice board in the M.A.C. A green ticket will also be stapled to your assessment sheet, once you have been selected to grade.
  • Assessment fees should be paid before the day of the exam. Payment will not be accepted on the same day unless permission has been granted previously.
  • Avoid missing lessons during the run up to your grading.
  • Tell us ASAP if you become unable to attend your assessment.
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes early to warm up and stretch off.
  • If you are late, you will not be allowed to grade and you will loose your fee!
  • Be sure to bring Full clean kit (including your belt) and sparring equipment.

During

  • No talking once the grading is underway
  • No drink breaks until you are told.
  • If you are unsure of the instructions given to you, then ask.
  • Train to the best of your ability and set your own standard.

After

  • Once you are told the grading is over then you can relax.
  • Cool down gradually and stretch off, wear a jumper if it’s cold.
  • Assessment sheets will be marked and any feedback will be given.
  • Where applicable, belts and certificates may than be given out to those who have passed their final assessments (time permitting).

The Fusion reserves the right to withhold students’ grading fees if they are late, absent, cancel or fail their grading. Please provide us with as much notice as possible if you think that any of these may concern you.

GRADING SYLLIBUS

Grading’s consist of a number of assessments which at beginner level are relatively  short and require only basic techniques to be performed. As students progress up through the ranks, the exams become longer and more complex.

Students that are being examined will work through a number of sections. These will include

  • Pad drills
  • Basics
  • Self Defence
  • Circuits and Bagwork
  • Sparring

Overall attitude and effort will also be scored.

 

SCORING SYSTEM

Each section of an assessment will be given a score. These scores will be totalled up at the end of the final assessment and dictate the final mark. These are as follows..

7-14 points    = First class pass, this is rare and an excellent score to achieve.
15-24 points  = Second class pass, This is the norm and an acceptable pass.
25-35 points = Third class pass, A low score meaning big improvements must be made before you can grade again.

ASSESSMENT TIMES

WEEKEND ASSESSMENTS

ASSESSMENT 1 – All Grades
Arrive 09:15 for a 09:30 start PROMPT

ASSESSMENT 2 – Grades Red, Yellow, Green, Purple and Purple/White
Arrive 10:45 for a 11:00 start PROMPT

ASSESSMENT 2 – Grades Brown, Brown/White and Brown/2W
Arrive 11:45 for a 12:00 start PROMPT

ASSESSMENT 3 – Grades Red, Yellow, Green, Purple and Purple/White
Arrive 12:15 for a 12:30 start PROMPT

Assessment dates will be displayed on the notice board within the M.A.C

Times on the day may vary slightly than what is advertised.

COMPETITIONS

The Fusion M.A.C has actively competed in countless tournaments over the years and consequently won a multitude of prestigious titles.

Events have taken our fighters to regional, national and international locations to compete.

Combatants have fought it out in Kickboxing, MMA and Ju-Jitsu bouts whilst training at the Fusion. Subsequently they have succeeded in becoming British, European and even World Champions.

SUPPORT YOUR CLUB

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