Teaching Standards

Accreditation Teaching Standards - Black

In order to pass the teaching at the black level, the candidate must receive "yes" scores in all six requirements...


Determine/Motivation: Did the instructor give each student the opportunity to express his feelings about whether or not his motivations were being adequately addressed?

Determine/Understanding: Did the instructor verify each student's degree of understanding by the student's movement description or verbal description?

Determine/Movement: Can the instructor recognize the Single Most Important Movement for each student?


Fulfill/Motivation: Did the instructor give each student an opportunity to acknowledge his own perception of progress?

Fulfill/Understanding: Did the instructor use movements and motivation to fulfill each student's understanding needs?

Fulfill/Movement: Did the instructor tailor tasks or activities to meet the specific individual needs of each student?