Belt Order

Discussion in 'General Martial Arts Talk' started by Kirk, Jul 22, 2002.

  1. asangria

    asangria Yellow Belt

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    Tai Kenpo : White, Orange, Purple, Blue, Green, Red, Brown (3 degrees), Black
     
  2. Aaron Little

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    We do not use belts or really any form of ranking. There is no need. You learn real quick who is better than you at a given skill.
     
  3. MichiganTKD

    MichiganTKD Master Black Belt

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    Keeping in mind that even within WTF Tae Kwon Do schools there will be variations of belt color, our belt colors are as follows:

    White
    Yellow
    Yellow-green (some instructors use orange)
    Low green
    High green
    Low blue
    High blue
    Low red (Red 4, red 3)
    High red (red 2, red 1)
    Black 1st Dan-9th Dan
    For black belts, we just use standard numbering next to the student's name in Korean. No hash marks please!

    As for my opinion regarding non-CMA wearing black uniforms:
    :rolleyes: :2xBird2:
     
  4. Rich Parsons

    Rich Parsons A Student of Martial Arts

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    :2xBird2: Some cultures use the Black and then the Red Trim as uniform to distinguish themselves. So :2xBird2: and maybe realize not all is as you always see it :whip:

    Some people :rolleyes:
     
  5. terryl965

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    White, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple, red, red with black stripe, half red/black, black. I believe the color of a belt means nothing except time in the actual test comes from withen kn your knowledge and how you can proform your material. I've seen students that are white belts for life and can out do alot of so called blackbelts. GOD BLESS AMERICA
     
  6. Raewyn

    Raewyn Master Black Belt

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    White, yellow tip, yellow, green tip, green, blue tip, blue, red tip, red, black tip, black
     
  7. Digger70chall

    Digger70chall Yellow Belt

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    wow i thought i was going to read thru 6 pages of this and see that nobody uses the same belt system as my school. We have lotsa belt ranking but we split up classes between groups white-orange, green-purple, and red-black, then of course black belt only classes. We wear the traditional white TKD uniform until about a year then we have the option of a black uniform. Instructors wear a red top or black+yellow uniform. Good thread, i new there were many different ways to rank students but this is crazy.
     
  8. traz

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    My Hapkido school good white, yellow, orange, purple, green, blue, brown, red, black
     
  9. K Williams

    K Williams Blue Belt

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    We start off with no belt. I had to test to get the white belt.

    White
    Yellow
    Yellow w/stripe
    Blue
    Blue w/stripe
    Green
    Green w/stripe
    Brown
    Brown w/stripe
    Black
    Black w/degrees afterward
     
  10. shane23ss

    shane23ss Blue Belt

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    My school:

    white belt
    yellow
    orange
    1st blue (1 black stripe)
    2nd blue (2 back stripes)
    3rd blue (3 black stripes)
    green
    brown
    black/dan (10 degrees to black. 1st degree no stripe or 1 red stripe, 2 red stripes for 2nd degree and so on).
     
  11. lulflo

    lulflo Blue Belt

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    White
    Orange
    Yellow
    Green
    Purple
    Blue
    Brown
    Red
    Half Black
    Black
    Black belt ranks first through tenth

    Farang - Larry
     
  12. shane23ss

    shane23ss Blue Belt

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    In my school, students wear a white gi until the level of 1st blue when they change to black. A black belt can wear a black or a red gi. Helps out the new guys when they see some one without a belt. If that person is wearing a black gi, then he/she is a blue, green, brown, or black belt. If that person is wearing a red gi, then they are black belt.
     
  13. BrandiJo

    BrandiJo Master of Arts

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    White
    orange (low high)
    green (low high)
    blue (low high)
    brown (low high)
    recomended black (6 months to test or you go back to brown)
    black (and dans)
     
  14. 47MartialMan

    47MartialMan Master of Arts

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    Varied from systems that I had studied:

    In one system
    yel, org, blu, gr, purp, brwn blk

    In another,
    yel, org, gr, blu, purp, brwn, red, blk

    In another,
    yel, red, brn, blk

    In another,
    blk, brwn, purp, yel, white-being the highest

    In another,
    yel-instructor blk-student

    In another,
    none
     
  15. eismann31

    eismann31 Yellow Belt

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    In Nahate Goju Ryu Karate-Do taught by Stone Dragone, the belt order is as follows:

    white, yellow, blue, green, purple, brown and 10 dans of black....

    There are 4 stripes between each belt, but no formal testing. The stripes are usually the color of the next higher belt.

    I did not get far enough in either the Tae Kwon Do that I learned in South Korea nor Judo to learn their complete belt orders....

    All I know is that the TKD started with white, yellow and blue, respectively.
     
  16. green meanie

    green meanie Master Black Belt

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    In Earth Dragon we use the following format:

    Teens & Adults: White - Green - Brown - Black
    Children: White - Yellow - Orange - Green - Blue - Purple - Brown
     
  17. Jade Tigress

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    In Sil Lum Kung Fu we use white-yellow-green-blue-brown-black..and red is for masters/Sifu's....
     
  18. stone_dragone

    stone_dragone Senior Master

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    I was gonna answer, but eisman31 answered for me...so there! I would add that it is a 5 kyu system, though.

    In the ATA, they have white, orange, yellow, camo, green, purple, blue, Brown, Red, red/Black (poom) and black. Its a 9 gup system.

    In my school in Tennessee, its White, Yellow, Blue, Green, Brown, Black...its a 12 kyu system.
     
  19. IcemanSK

    IcemanSK El Conquistador nim!

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    The US Chung Do Kwan Association's belt order is:
    White
    Yellow
    Gold
    Orange
    Green
    Purple
    Blue
    Red
    Brown
    Brown/Black
    Black
     
  20. Robert Lee

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    No belts just levels.123
     

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