Theoretical Points involve reading & creating theory. All prospects must choose from the mandatory party reading list and pass tests based on such literature.
Practice Points involve organizing events and serving the masses. It can range from organizing protests & reading groups to building community gardens & co-operatives.
In order to create genuine comrades and genuine cadre, we find that a point system is most effective at preventing a finger-pointing they-say environment and to guarantee those in leadership positions are there because the position was earned through integrity and not clout.