Live Blogging Emma’s Black Belt Test

Showed up early and Emma was really nervous. She will be testing alone.

Already started. Incredible pace of jumping jacks.


Being judged on accuracy. Emma is really popping her moves. I’m nervous like crazy but confident.


Just did first form and nailed it! Her face is getting red though.


Now the Champion form.


More exercises.


Scores for the first part… 15 minutes… 100 push-ups and 100 jumping jacks, two forms with minor bobbles, blocks passed, kicks… above average, self-defense… above average.


Will have a couple questions coming up at the Black Belt Ceremony, on July 7th.


She PASSED!!!!


We’ll have to come back for the ceremony on July 7th. No worries about that.

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Devin Hedge is a change agent focused on enabling businesses to deal with complexity and changing market conditions. Devin Hedge brings almost two decades of experience working in the IT Industry in his role as an Executive Coach, Organizational Agility Consultant and Lean Product Development specialist. Devin lives in Apex, NC with his wife and two daughters. When not helping businesses change, Devin spends his volunteering to help those that are forced homeless back on their feet and back into a home. You can find Devin running, biking or hiking all over the South.