Standard Equipment

Equipment List March 2018 Version 1

List for Black Belt Test March 2018
2-20-2018 (version 1)

Money’s for food will be collected for our combat chef’s menu.

Master Brusso Equipment List:

All equipment must be water safe!
Anjing Banfa “Field Journal”
Belt Syllabus (download from the website under “members only)
Note: (it’s not password protected from the members section)

Note: This test will include at least 2-night ops that will be both training then for real.

BDU’s… Tan or digital camo ok! Teaching Staff in Black BDUs.

1 Rubber training knife
2 Arnis sticks
1 Hanbo
Choke cord (Tan)
Training machete
Real machete (28 to 30” in length)
50′ parachute cord
A good First aid kit
Folding knife
Sunscreen (lots it)
2 towels
Wet weather gear
Black BDU belt (Cargo belt if possible) (depends on the time of year and location)
Two writing pens
Two pencils
Glow sticks (4 each, green and red)
Glow stick, 1 white
Sleeping bag
Tent (teams need one per two people)
Camel Pak
Snake bite kit
Scorpion bite kit
Insect repellant
Tan BDU Pants (depends on the time of year and location)
Tan. Jacket (optional if you have another color) (depends on the time of year and location)
Matching Tan boonie hat with cord lock 
Rain poncho
20 approved blowgun darts
1 blow guns (camo and cord versions)
2 Large cloth towels
2 Self Defense Weapons (defender 1 and one other “lethal”) and two lanyards (neck and side)
Small entrenching tool
2 Rolls toilet paper
1-Roll paper towels
2 Flashlights (1 small, 1 powerful)
4 Sets of extra batteries for each light above
1 Approved throwing axe per person
6 Throwing knives
1 Nitsubo per person
1 Tactical vest or web-gear
1 Good hunting knife (full tang) or military side arm knife
Camo face paint, black and OD green
Scarf (Black or Tan)
Gloves (working and tactical)
Maps of Salton Sea, North Shore
Mexican dictionary (or Barney Sensei, or Art Sensei)
10 LG wire ties
4 Large sight restriction cloth bands
Hand antiseptic
Handbook on dangerous animals of Southern California
Compass with neck string
Eye protection
Fishing line 10 lb. test, 50 feet (see above)
Back pack
Stuffed animal
2 Mouse traps (snapping kind)
Kleenex (small pak)
1 Wire coat hanger
Small pliers and wire cutter (large gauge wire (coat hanger))
1 Roll of black electrical tape
Inexpensive multitool with pliers
10 #64 rubber bands


Each person needs one of these:

We need to have each team member to have a 5 gallon bucket with handle… Can be generic, old, used, but in good condition. Here is a sample of a tail gate version from home depot, but DON’T get this one.. As I think the generic one is something like $5. If you can’t afford that, find a painter who is done with his and they usually throw them away.

5 clothes pins each
1 can of Off Insect Repellant each

$20 USD each cash