Abide Belt Testing Minimum Requirements

Abide Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt Test
A minimum of one year of training with no significant breaks (averaging 3 classes per week). Some People will be promoted sooner than others based on subjective factors. Being a good person, athleticism, above average attendance, retention, and tournament results will all play a factor. However, knowing the techniques below carry the most weight. These are moves that you will learn in classes or one on one instruction. All techniques must show proper base, posture, and/or positioning to initiate the movement.
Position
Technique
Highly Recommended Move
Standing
One Judo Foot/Leg Techniques
Osoto Gari, Kouchi Gari, or Ouchi Gari
One Judo Hip Throw Technique
Ogoshi (under arm), Seoi Nagi
One Double Leg 
One Single Leg
Head on inside!
Self Defense
One Standing Guillotine Counter
Arm over shoulder defense to side. Break Guillotine Grip to armbar finish
One Standing Bully Head Lock Counter 
"Low Posture Defense" with C-Clamp/Roll
One defense of the "bully headlock" from side control
Bridge & Roll, Back Take, or Leg over rocking chair
Closed Guard Passing
Sitting
One grip on belt collars/one hand on pants break using elbow to "double unders"
Standing
Single sleeve grip break to staple pass
Standing
Single sleeve grip break to torreando
Half Guard
Half Guard Sweep
Half butterfly sweep from flat half
Half Guard Pass
Squeeze the lemon, esgrima to side or mount
Closed Guard Sweeps
Partner on Knees
Scissor Sweep
Partner on Knees
Sit up (hip bump) sweep
Partner on Knees
Kickover sweep or windmill
Alternative Sweeps Options:
Handstand sweep when opponent stands, double ankle sweep
Escapes
Full mount
Elbow escape
Full mount
Upa
Side control
Guard replace or turn into all fours
Knee on belly
Replace half guard
Back 
Scoop and scrape to one side 
Submissions
Mount
Cross Choke/armbar double attack
Mount
Americana
Side Control
Bread Cutter Choke
Side Control
Americana, Straightarmlock, Kimura Series
Back
Cross Choke
Back
Rear Naked Choke
Knee on Belly
Near side armlock/crosschoke combo
Knee on Belly 
Spinning Armlock
Full Guard
Arm bar (5 count version)
Full Guard
Triangle (Start with double wrist grab)
Full Guard
Omoplata (transition to omoplata from triangle wrestler’s defense)
Abide Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Test
A minimum of three years of training with no significant breaks (average of 3 classes per week). Some People will be promoted sooner than others based on subjective factors! Being a good person, athleticism, above average attendance, retention, and tournament results will all play a factor. However, knowing the techniques below carry the most weight. You will learn these moves by attending classes or one on one instruction. Techniques must show proper base, posture, and positioning to initiate the movement.
Position
Technique
Highly Recommended Move
Takedowns
Two Judo leg/foot Techniques
Uchimata, Harai Tsurikomi Ashi (foot sweep)
Two Judo Hip Throw Techniques
O goshi (under arm), Seoi Nage (standing or drop to one knee or both knees), koshi guruma (head and arm)
Two Double Legs
Arm drag to double leg, inside tie to double leg
Two Single Leg Finishes
Run the pike, heal/knee wheel, tree top, etc.
Fundamental Self Defense
Two ways to defend the standing guillotine
Two ways to defend the standing headlock
One way to defend the guillotine on the ground
One way to defend the bully headlock on the ground
Closed/Open Guard Passing
Three ways to pass the closed guard to side control
Standing one sleeve pass/stack pass when opponent defends (counts as two), torreando, over under pass
Two ways to pass the de la riva guard
Establish headquarters and knee cut, arm weave and hip smash if opponent sits still
One way to pass butterfly guard
Smash hooks/shin trap to over under, hip switch pass, x pass from sitting butterfly
Half Guard Sweeping/Passing
Two sweeps
Dog fight sweeps, deep half sweeps, flat half sweeps, z-guard sweeps
Two passes
"Alliance" half guard position to side/mount, esgrima to side/mount, squeeze the lemon, could also pass z guard by establishing headquarters and knee cutting
Closed Guard Sweeping
Three closed guard sweeps
Balloon sweep, lizard guard sweeps, handstand sweep, omoplata sweeps from opponent standing "Gigi" arm wrap under leg position (barrel roll, forward roll), lasso guard scissor sweep, lasso guard redirection sweep
Escapes
Two ways to escape mount
Shin in the middle to one leg x, both shins in to butterfly, upa, elbow escape
One way to escape side control
turn in to all fours, turkish get up, replace guard
One way to escape knee on belly
shin up the middle
Two ways to escape the back
Know both sides
Submissions
Five mount submissions
Know the choke/armbar double attack, triangle, omoplata from hug, americana, ezekial
Two from knee on belly
Double attack cross choke/armbar, brabo choke with gi wrap, spinning armlock
Two from the back
Rear naked choke, collar choke, arm bar, bow and arrow
Three from side control/side mount 
Bread cutter, far side arm bar, (americana, straightarmlock, kimura series)
Five guard submissions
Arm bar, triangle, omoplata, cross choke, kimura, can do these stand alone or from the arm wrap series (or opponent standing and arm grab under the leg).