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Belt Ranks and Honors
Red Belt Black Tip
Red Belt with Black Tip is the 12th level of the system.
At this level, the student will perfect stances, exercises, techniques, and tumbling.
The student will be challenged mentally, physically, and spiritually through rigorous training in preparation for Black Belt.
Black Tip level self defense technique should demonstrate a confident ability to escape from every single attack style as well as multiple encounters.
At this level, the student will learn the final section of Shikata Hi.
Any student that was ineligible for becoming a disciple or chose to not be such must now learn all necessary abilities prior to testing for Black Belt.
Shikata Tsuchi - 50
Shikata Mizu - 50
Shikata Kaze - 50
Shikata Hi - 50
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 - 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