Belt system and its related ages

FRIST CHAPTER

I . WHITE – Beginner, any age
II. GREY – 04 to 06 years of age
III. YELLOW – 07 to 15 years of age
IV. ORANGE – 10 to 15 years of age
V. GREEN – 13 to 15 years of age
VI. BLUE – 16 years of age or older
VII. PURPLE – 16 years of age or older
VIII. BROWN – 18 years of age or older
IX. BLACK – 19 years of age or older
X. RED AND BLACK
XI. RED


First Paragraph – All the following ages must be calculated starting from the year of birth. Therefore the athlete’s age is the one he is going to have at the end of the current year.
Obs :

  • In order to be graded purple belt at 16 years of age it is required that the athlete has spent at least 2 years as a green belt
  • In order to be graded purple belt at 17 years of age it is required that the athlete has spent at least 1 year as a green belt and 1 year as blue belt
  • In case an athlete is graded from green belt straight to purple belt, then the minimum time required before he can be awarded the brown belt is 2 years
  • In order to be graded black belt at 19 years of age it is required that the athlete has spent at least 1 year as a brown belt