Student Resources


How to tie your belt

Numbers from 1-10

one:  ichi

two: ni

three: san

four: shi/yon

five: go

six: roku

seven: shichi

eight: hachi

nine: ku

ten: ju


Karate Terminology

Karate: Empty Hand

block: uke      strike: uchi     punch: zuki     kick: geri

Color Belt Ranks

10th Kyu White belt

9th Kyu Yellow belt

8th Kyu  Orange belt

7th Kyu Green belt

6th Kyu Blue belt

5th Kyu Low Purple

4th Kyu High Purple

3th Kyu Low Brown

2nd Kyu Middle Brown

1st Kyu High Brown

black Belt Ranks

Shodan: 1st Degree Black Belt

Nidan 2nd Degree Black Belt

Sondan 3rd Degree Black Belt

Yondan 4th Degree Black Belt

Godan 5th Degree Black Belt

Rokudan 6th Degree Black Belt

Sichi Dan 7th Degree Black Belt

Hachi Dan 8th Degree Black Belt

Ku Dan 9th Degree Black Belt

Judan 10th Degree Black Belt

belt rank and promotion system

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