Judging Test For ATA Tournament: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    How long are judging level certifications valid?
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      3 years

    • D. 

      Until you change ranks

  • 2. 
    In a color belt ring a Level 1 judge is certified to fill which position?
    • A. 

      Time keeper

    • B. 

      Center judge a color belt ring

    • C. 

      Corner judge a black belt ring

    • D. 

      Corner judge a color belt ring

  • 3. 
    Once a person has earned their Level 1 judging certification, they should do what?
    • A. 

      "hide" at events so he/she can have the honor of wearing teh chevron, but not have to do any of the work

    • B. 

      Come to events just in time to compete and then leave

    • C. 

      Volunteer for judging assignments

    • D. 

      Make every attempt to be at the black belt judges meeting on time and stay throughout the entire event

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 4. 
    When fulfilling the duties of a Level 1 judge at any event, the judge should always keep in mind which of the following?
    • A. 

      That his/her attitude and enthusiasm will have a major impact on the enjoyment each competitor gets out of the event

    • B. 

      That it is vitally important that he/she be unbiased regardless of rank, gender, age, school, region, nationality, etc

    • C. 

      That he/she is making a promise to everyone at the event that he/she can fulfill his/her duties, effectively and fairly

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    As a corner judge, if you see a mistake being done (example: a competitor left ouf of the bye system or incorrect number of byes), what should you do?
    • A. 

      Tell your center judge

    • B. 

      Stay quiet, who cares anyway

    • C. 

      Immediately see the Regional Chief of Tournaments (RCT)

    • D. 

      Tell the parents afterwards

  • 6. 
    During forms competition, what should Judge A grade?
    • A. 

      The quality of hand techniques

    • B. 

      The quality of kicks and stances

    • C. 

      How correct the form is

    • D. 

      The overall presentation of the form

  • 7. 
    During forms competition, what should Judge B grade?
    • A. 

      The quality of hand techniques

    • B. 

      The quality of kicks and stances

    • C. 

      How correct the form is

    • D. 

      The overall presentation of the form

  • 8. 
    While judging forms competition, a corner judge should do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Slouch in their chair

    • B. 

      Watch what is happening in the next ring

    • C. 

      Talk to a friend or student while keeping an eye of the ring

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    What is the range of scores in form competition?
    • A. 

      4 to 9 using whole points

    • B. 

      5-10 using whole points

    • C. 

      9.0 to 9.9 using tenth points

    • D. 

      6 to 9 using half points

  • 10. 
    As a corner judge, an incomplete form by a color belt (on the first attempt and does not attempt a second time) will result in the score of what?
    • A. 

      9.1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      Somewhere between 9.2 and 9.9

    • D. 

      4.5

  • 11. 
    The best score (from all judges) a color belt can receive when completing their form during a second attempt is what?
    • A. 

      9.9 if they were among the best of the division

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      9.1

  • 12. 
    During form competition a color belt competitor leaves out a segment or more of their form on the first attempt.  The corner judge should do what?
    • A. 

      Give a score of 9.0 because the form was incomplete

    • B. 

      Reduce their original score by two tenths

    • C. 

      Judge the quality of what the competitor did

    • D. 

      Give a brief forms clinic after all the competitors have gone

  • 13. 
    During form competition, if a competitor wearing a blue belt performs Songahm 5, the corner judge should do what?
    • A. 

      Stop the competitor because they are doing the wrong form

    • B. 

      Still fufill his/her position as Judge A or B and judge the quality of the competitor does

    • C. 

      Give the competitor a 9.0 for doing the wrong form for their rank

    • D. 

      Take points off for doing techniques different than you have ever seen

  • 14. 
    If you are judging hand techniques, you should use which of the following criteria?
    • A. 

      How your instructor taught you those techniques

    • B. 

      How the curriculum sheet states

    • C. 

      Judge how well the quality of technique that the competitor does

    • D. 

      Take points off for doing techniques different than you have ever seen

  • 15. 
    If there are only two or three form competitors, what procedure should be followed?
    • A. 

      Have the competitors do their form one at a time, then have the judges point to pick the winner

    • B. 

      Have the competitors do their form one at a time, then have the judges give a score to each after all three have performed

    • C. 

      Have the competitors do their form all at the same time, then have the judges point to pick the winner

    • D. 

      Have the competitors do their form all at the same time, then have the judges give a score

  • 16. 
    When resolving ties in form competition, the competitors should do what material?
    • A. 

      Their original form and free-style form

    • B. 

      A lower rank form of the center judges choosing

    • C. 

      Their original form only

    • D. 

      Have them spar to break the tie

  • 17. 
    When resolving ties in form competition, the corner judges should do what?
    • A. 

      Continue to watch their original assignments (kicks/stances or hand techniques)

    • B. 

      Watch the overall performance of the repeated form

    • C. 

      Take a break and the center judge will break the tie

    • D. 

      Pay close attention to the free-style portion of the tie-breaker

  • 18. 
    As a corner judge in a 4-way tie, what should you do to resolve the tie?
    • A. 

      Point to the same competitor as the center judge

    • B. 

      Keep choosing the same competitor until selected

    • C. 

      Change from one competitor to another with each vote

    • D. 

      Rescore all competitors again

  • 19. 
    In a color belt ring, what is the key element when judging traditional weapons free style competition?
    • A. 

      Advanced kicking techniques

    • B. 

      Gymnastics moves

    • C. 

      A combination of advanced kicking techniques and gymnastic moves

    • D. 

      The use of the weapon

  • 20. 
    In traditional weapons, if two or more competitors are evenly matched in the overal presentation of the material, Judge A should grade on what?
    • A. 

      The overal presentation of the material

    • B. 

      Proper stances and accurate strikes

    • C. 

      Timing, fluid handling of the weapon, and equal precision of both sides of the body

    • D. 

      The quality of the kicks in the material

  • 21. 
    In traditional weapons, if two or more competitors are evenly matched in the overall presentation of the material, what should Judge B grade?
    • A. 

      The overal presentation of the material

    • B. 

      Proper stances and accurate strikes

    • C. 

      Timing, fluid handling of the weapon, and equal precision of both sides of the body

    • D. 

      The quality of the kicks in the material

  • 22. 
    In a color belt traditional weapons competition, what weapons are the competitors allowed to use?
    • A. 

      Any weapon their instructor wishes them to use

    • B. 

      Any protech approved weapon, including ssahng nat and swords

    • C. 

      All protech approved weapons plus ATA Xtreme branded weapons

    • D. 

      All protech approved weapons, including ssahng nat , but no swords

  • 23. 
    If a competitor drops their weapon during presentation, the judges should adjust their scores how?
    • A. 

      Ignore the drop as it it did not happen

    • B. 

      Score the form 9.0 as if it were incomplete

    • C. 

      Nothing if a corner judge and deduct a tenth of a point if the center

    • D. 

      Each deduct a tenth of a point

  • 24. 
    If a competitor drops their weapon during their presentation and does not pick the weapon up correctly, the judges should adjust their scores how?
    • A. 

      Do nothing else because they already deducted a tenth of a point for the drop

    • B. 

      Each deduct another tenth of a point

    • C. 

      Nothing if a corner judge and deduct another tenth of a point if the center judge

    • D. 

      Score the form 9.0 as it if was incomplete

  • 25. 
    How much time is alotted for weapons free style and what should you do if competitors take longer than the time allowed?
    • A. 

      15 seconds, announce the 15 second mark when achieved and stop the competitor immediately

    • B. 

      40 seconds, announce they have reached the mark and continue until the competitor decides to stop

    • C. 

      Color belts and black belts get 30 seconds but after the competitor reaches the time allowed, the time keeper announces it out loud and the center judge should stop them after one or two seconds for color belts and after 45 seconds for black belt rings. Do not judge anything after the alotted time

    • D. 

      As much time as they need

    • E. 

      None of the above