Qualifications

What we are looking for

Fighting

First kyu or brown belt level from the appropriate governing body in one or more of the disciplines :

  •  Aikido.
  •  Karate.
  •  Jujitsu.
  •  Judo.
  •  Kung Fu.
  • Tae Kwon Do.
  • Kick Boxing.
  •  Fencing (Under review).
  • Wrestling, Evidence of   competition and achievement.

Horses

 

 

The examiner shall be a qualified member of the Stunt Guild Ireland who is approved by the Stunt Council to undertake such examinations. A fee will be charged to cover the cost of the examination

  1. The applicant will be required to tack up a horse efficiently with an understanding of the safety and comfort of the tack for the horse and rider. Bits may include snaffles and pelham’s where a curb chain is included. The applicant will be required to lead in hand with consideration for the safety of the horse, self and other people in the vicinity.
  2. The applicant will be required to mount and dismount with agility and sensitivity for the horse and show his/her ability to ride two horses in walk, trot (rising and sitting) and canter – including correct canter leads and changing the canter lead. Transitions from pace including walk to canter and canter to walk should be shown. Circles of varying sizes should be shown in three paces of a suitable size for the horse being ridden to be executed with balance and rhythm. Accuracy of transitions at set marks should be shown. A few steps of rein-back will be required. The applicant may be requested to ride in pairs, threes and four abreast.
  3. The applicant will be required to jump a short course of fences not exceeding 0.76m (2Ft 6In)
  4. The applicant will be required to vault on and ride bareback in all three paces and over fences not exceeding 0.76m (2Ft 6In).
  5. The applicant will be required to ride in all three paces holding lance or sword or shield showing good overall control of the horse. Riding as a team abreast and pulling up at set marks may be required. Where the applicant is below the required standard, the examiner may stop the applicant at any time in the interest of safety of the horse and rider. Completing the test does not necessarily indicate a pass has been achieved.

Driving

Cars Qualification Proof of successful competition experience, RIAC/FAI licenses or Advanced Stunt Driving Course Motorcycle Qualification Proof of successful competition experience and MRCI licenses. Horses as listed here.

High Diving Qualification

High Diving. All dives are to be preformed from the 10m Platform wearing swimming gear only.

  • Forward dive – straight / standing
  • Forward dive – straight / running Back dive – straight
  • Forward somersault
  • Reverse dive – straight / standing
  • A fall off back somersault
  • forward dive with half twist – running
  • Barani somersault
  • Wearing clothes – Long sleeved shirt, long trousers, shoes and socks. Reverse somersault
  • Forward somersault
  • Falling back somersault
  • Applicants will be expected to show full control of each movement required. Each dive must be demonstrated to a satisfactory standard. A fee will be charged for each applicant to cover costs of the examination. Examiners will give marks out of 10 per dive. To pass an applicant must average 5 out of 10 over all dives.

Parachuting

Category 10. Unlimited height from IPC, with C License or US Equivalent (min 50 jumps) or Accelerated Free Fall Certification (AFF)


Trampolining

ELEMENTARY GOLD AWARD

Section A all moves

  • Back somersault (S)
  • Back somersault to seat (T), 1/2 twist to feet
  • Front somersault (P)
  • Barani (any)
  • ¾ front somersault straight (crash dive)
  • Back somersault (T), tuck jump, Back somersault (T)
  • Full twist to back drop
  • Back Pullover

Section B 4 moves

  • Back somersault (P)
  • Back somersault (T), back drop
  • Back somersault (T), front somersault (P)
  • ¾ back somersault to front drop (S) (lazy back)
  • Back drop, full twist to feet
  • Front drop, full twist to feet
  • Back drop, back pullover to front drop
  • Back drop, full twist to back drop (cat twist)

One of the below 3 routines in combination etc.

Routine A
  • ¾ front somersault straight (crash dive)
  • 1/2 twist to feet
  • Straddle jump
  • Back somersault (T)
  • Tuck jump
  • Back somersault to seat (T)
  • 1/2 twist to feet
  • Full twist jump
  • Pike jump
  • Front somersault (P)
Routine B
  • Back somersault (S)
  • Straddle jump
  • Barani (S)
  • Full twist jump
  • Tuck jump
  • Back somersault to seat (T)
  • 1/2 twist to feet
  • 1/2 twist jump
  • Pike jump
  • Front somersault (T)
Routine C
  • Front drop full twist to feet
  • Full twist to front drop
  • Back drop full twist to feet
  • Full twist to back drop
  • Full twist to seat drop
  • Full twist seat, full twist to feet
  • Full twist front, full twist to feet
  • Full twist back drop full twist to feet

Rock climbing

Qualifications under Review. 

Mountaineering 

Qualifications under Review.

Gymnastics

Qualifications under Review.

Any one of the following Sub Aqua Qualification Swimming Qualification

01. Dive Master Qualification from the Professional Association of Diving instructors (PADI) or Equivalent

02.The Irish Water Safety National Beach Lifeguard Certificate or
The RLSS Beach Lifeguard (UK) equivalent

Qualification under review