Mussoorie, Uttarakhand – Yashpal Singh Kalsi, renowned Sanshinkan Karate expert, and instructor, successfully conducted a black belt test at the Combat Wing of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Academy. The intensive examination took place over two days, from May 22nd to May 23rd, 2023, and witnessed the participation of 29 dedicated individuals who had completed their brown belt syllabus.
These elite soldiers, carefully selected from different units, underwent rigorous training and preparation for the past six months to qualify for the black belt test. The examination assessed their combat skills and overall physical conditioning, serving as a testament to their commitment and discipline.
Under the guidance of Yashpal Singh Kalsi, these soldiers received additional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) training seminars to ensure they were well-versed in the latest combat techniques. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was also introduced during their preparation, further enhancing their combat prowess.
Yashpal Singh Kalsi, accompanied by assistant examiners Abhishek Bisht, Apoorv Arora, and Harcharan Singh, led the examination process. The esteemed ITBP coaches Dinesh Sundriyal and Bharma Patil were also present, offering their invaluable expertise. The entire examination was conducted under the supervision of Mr. Susheek Kumar Negi and Mr. Ujjwal Kaushik of ITBP.
At the conclusion of the test, a total of 29 individuals proudly achieved their black belts, symbolizing their remarkable skill, dedication, and perseverance. Yashpal Singh Kalsi expressed his admiration for their outstanding performance and praised their commitment to mastering the art of Karate.
This black belt test at the Combat Wing of the ITBP Academy stands as a testament to the unwavering dedication and discipline exhibited by these soldiers. The successful completion of this elite course marks a significant milestone in their martial arts journey, providing them with enhanced combat skills and preparing them for future challenges.
Sh. Ajay Pal (DIG) and the entire team at the ITBP Academy extend their heartfelt congratulations to all the participants who achieved their black belts. Their accomplishment serves as an inspiration to others and showcases the indomitable spirit of the ITBP soldiers.