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Belt Ranks and Honors
Brown Belt is the 9th level of the system.
At this level, the student will further their mastery of intermediate level stances, exercises, techniques, and tumbling.
The student will continue meditation, step sparring, grappling, and full sparring as well as perfect intermediate level techniques.
Brown Belt level self defense technique should demonstrate a more confident ability to escape most encounters.
At this level, the student will learn the final section of Shikata Mizu and the second section of Shikata Hi.
Shikata Tsuchi - 50
Shikata Mizu - 50
Shikata Kaze - 30
Shikata Hi - 20
Purple Belt Blue Tip
Blue Belt - 1st Assistant Instructor
Blue Belt Brown Tip
Blue Belt Brown Tip - 1st Assistant Instructor
Brown Belt - 2nd Assistant Instructor
Brown Belt Red Tip
Brown Belt Red Tip - 2nd Assistant Instructor
Red Belt - 3rd Assistant Instructor
Red Belt Black Tip
Red Belt Black Tip - 3rd Assistant Instructor
1st Dan - Instructor
2nd Dan - Instructor
3rd Dan - Instructor
4th Dan - Master Instructor
5th Dan - Master Instructor
6th Dan - Master Instructor
7th Dan - Grand Master