S: First Belt Promotion
FC: Dragon Star Kung Fu First Belt Promotion November 21, 2009
1: First Belt Promotion for Samantha and Jaydyn. We got there early so we could have a good seat. Samantha and Jaydyn started running laps to burn off some of the energy and excitement.
2: Jaydyn is still running laps around the mat. Criss Cross Applesauce is how little Dragons sit. | Samantha is talking to one of the other students there as they wait for the promotion to start.
4: Everyone is waiting for the program to start.
5: Standing like a Black Belt and Black Belt kneeling.
6: They also do alot of exercises including running laps, jumping jacks, sit ups and push ups.
7: Jaydyn doing a horse stance. Whole group doing more push ups and sit ups.
8: The group is doing horse stance. Everyone is standing like a black belt.
10: Feet together, hands out, set! | Guard stance.
12: Form out | Frog Stance | Samantha getting ready for sparing | Jaydyn in her sparing gear.
13: Jaydyn with head gear on. | Waiting to spar. | Where's my sparing partner? | I won't hurt you. I'm your friend
14: Full sparing gear. | Samantha waiting for her partner.
15: Jaydyn and one of her bigger sparing partners.
16: More Sparing. All the kids are doing very well.
17: Instructors help out during sparing.
18: Samantha and her sparing partner. All the kids help each other when sparing.
19: The sparing continues.......
20: More sparing after changing partners.
21: Lots, and lots of practice.
24: Sparing it's three against one. If you are hit you must stay still for five seconds.
25: Samantha and Jaydyn watching the other students perform different forms for the parents.
26: It's time for receiving your new belt.
27: Jaydyn receiving her new belt. She is now Yellow Dragon Belt.
28: Jaydyn is now Yellow Dragon Belt.
29: Samantha is now White/Yellow belt.
30: Everyone now has their new belts and sashes.
31: Time to eat pizza.
32: Group shot of all the kids that were promoted.
33: November 21, 2009
35: Group shot with everyone doing a funny face.
38: Samantha's first certificate
39: Jaydyn's first certificate