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Belt Ranks and Honors
Orange Belt is the third level of the system.
At this level, the student will continue to practice basic stances, exercises, and techniques and have a further introduction to self defense.
The student will also begin to learn some intermediate level stances and techniques as well as have an introduction to meditation.
At this level, the student will also begin the second kata named Shikata Mizu or "The Method of Water" as well as further instruction with Shikata Tsuchi.
Shikata Tsuchi - 20
Shikata Mizu - 10
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