The Belt System

14th Gup - White Belt

Beginner Student

 

13th Gup

White Belt with an Orange Center Stripe

(Kids' track only - as necessary)

12th Gup

White Belt with a Green Center Stripe

(Kids' track only - as necessary)

11th Gup

White Belt with a Red Center Stripe

(Kids' track only - as necessary)

10th Gup

White Belt with a Black Center Stripe

(Kids' track only as necessary)

9th Gup - Yellow Belt with a Black Center Stripe

Estimated Training Time - 3 months

8th Gup - Orange Belt

Estimated Training Time - 6 months

7th Gup - Orange Belt with a Black Center Stripe

Estimated Training Time - 9 months

6th Gup - Green Belt

Estimated Training Time - 12 months

5th Gup - Green Belt with a Black Center Stripe

Estimated Training Time - 15 months

4th Gup - Brown Belt

Estimated Training Time - 18 months

3rd Gup - Brown Belt with a Black Center Stripe

Estimated Training Time - 21 months

2nd Gup - Red Belt

Estimated Training Time - 2 years and 3 months

1st Gup - Red Belt with a Black Center Stripe

Estimated Training Time - 2 years and 9 months

Cho Dan Bo - Black Belt with White Center Stripe

Estimated Training Time - 3 years and 3 months

Cho Dan - Midnight Blue Belt ("Black Belt")

Estimated Training Time 3 years and 9 months