This instructional DVD series was created as a means of documenting the core of fundamental information required to test for each level up to first degree black belt. While intended for American Cane System student; this series is beneficial for anyone wishing to learn more about the versatility of the cane as a tool for self-defense and exercise. LEVEL 1 Yellow - Fundamentals including an overview of the system and its founder; safety and training considerations; parts of the cane; and how to work with and without a training partner. 79 minutes. LEVEL 2 Orange - Training on a heavy bag with a cane; partner drills (blocking and striking cane vs. cane with a partner); and a more in depth look at the Exercise System. 74 minutes. LEVEL 3 Green - Relevance of time; repetition; and the "three eyes" of the student. New bag drills, advanced blocks & strikes, self-defense techniques and kata. 76 minutes. LEVEL 4 Blue - New self-defense techniques, grips, empty-hand techniques, stances, cane blocks & strikes, drill sets and more! 60 minutes. LEVEL 5 Purple - Complex joint locks & counters, vital striking targets, double-handed striking angles, advanced blocks & strikes and kata. 91 minutes. LEVEL 6 Tan -Advanced self-defense techniques & kata, joint locks, disarms and more. 81 minutes. LEVEL 7 Brown - Grandmaster Shuey's philosophy & beliefs, advanced exercises & self-defense techniques, headlocks and more! 62 minutes. LEVEL 8 Black - prepares the American Cane System student to test for the prestigious rank of 1st Degree Black Belt. 84 minutes.