BATTLEFIELD KALI SINGLE STICK RANKING

Rank is denoted on the rattan training stick.
Beginning Student: Tape the striking end of the stick with white electrical tape to create a white sleeve. The sleeve should be about 10 inches (25 centimeters) long.
After passing each test, the student will have earned the privilege of putting a colored ring (of electrical tape) around the top of the sleeve. (photos will be posted soon)

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  • Single Stick Antas Isa (Level 1) test, put yellow ring
  • Single Stick Antas Dalawa (Level 2) test, put orange ring
  • Single Stick Antas Tatlo (Level 3) test, put green ring
  • Single Stick Antas Apat (Level 4) test, change the white sleeve to black, and add a white ring. (Adding the white ring signifies a new beginning in your training.)

After doing the required rounds of sparring and passing the tests for Antas 1-4 (long and middle ranges), you are eligible to take the GURO ISA (1st Degree Instructor) exam. Upon passing, put a red sleeve on your stick along with one black ring at the top.

  • Single Stick Antas Lima (Level 5) test, replace the white with a blue ring
  • Single Stick Antas Anim (Level 6) test, replace the blue with a purple ring

After passing Antas 5 & 6 (clinch), you are eligible to take the GURO DALAWA (2nd Degree Instructor) exam. Upon passing, put a second black ring on the red sleeve.

  • Single Stick Antas Pito (Level 7) test, replace the purple with a brown ring

After passing Antas 7 (ground), you are eligible to take the GURO TATLO (3rd Degree Instructor) exam. Upon passing, put a third black ring on the red sleeve.

  • Single Stick Antas Walo (Level 8) test, replace the brown with a red ring

After passing Antas 8 (advanced complete), you are eligible to take the GURO APAT (4th Degree Instructor) exam. Upon passing, put a fourth black ring on the red sleeve.

Optional after passing Antas 8, you are eligible to try for Mandirigma- Warrior Rank- Full Contact with Rattan

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