Gracie Academy Master Cycle: Blue Belt Stripe 3 DVD Official Test
Beyond blue belt, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu® consists of hundreds of advanced techniques, all of which have been organized into a clearly defined, systematic curriculum called the Master Cycle® . The Master Cycle is broken down into three levels: purple belt, brown belt, and black belt. Advancement within each belt level requires successful completion of four stripe courses, each of which features 50-60 lessons which are divided into seven positional chapters. On this DVD, Ryron and Rener explain the entire Blue Belt Stripe 3 testing process and they demonstrate all 190 techniques that must be perfected for promotion consideration.
The Six Drills
The Blue Belt Stripe 3 (BBS3) Official Test consists of six drills: three Technical Drills and three full-resistance Sparring Drills. On this DVD, Ryron and Rener Gracie discuss the parameters of each drill as well as demonstrate all 190 techniques in the exact order that will be expected of you. The brothers also explain the grading criteria that will be used to grade your performance.
The Evaluation Options
When confident in your ability to perform all six drills, you can test for Stripe 3 promotion via Live Evaluation or via the Video Evaluation Process. For more information on these testing methods, and to download the official list of techniques, please visit the online 'Testing Center' at www.GracieUniversity.com. When you pass the test, the Gracie Academy will send you your stripe and an official promotion certificate in the mail. Once you earn all four stripes on your blue belt, you qualify to test for purple at any Level 4 Certified Training Center under the watchful eye of a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Instructor.
Bonus Section: Brotherly Battle
As a special bonus on this DVD only, you will get to watch Ryron and Rener Gracie go at it in a 30-minute fully-resistant Street Sparring session! To ensure that you get the most out of this dynamic sparring session, the entire session has been fully narrated - by both brothers individually - and you get to choose which one you listen to while you watch!
Run time: 120 min.