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10th Kyu White 9th Kyu Yellow 8th Kyu Yellow with Stripe 7th Kyu Orange 6th Kyu Blue
5th kyu Green 4th Kyu Purple 3rd Kyu Brown 2nd Kyu Brown 1st Kyu Brown
Shodan Nidan Sandan Yodan Godan
         
Current Rank Techniques Kata New Rank
10th Kyu A - White Belt

Basics, Free Sparring

Heian Shodan 9th Kyu A - White with Yellow Stripe
       
9th Kyu A - White with Yellow Stripe Basics, Free Sparring Heian Shodan, Heian Nidan 9th Kyu B - Yellow
       
9th Kyu B - Yellow Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Heian Sandan 8th Kyu A - Yellow with Orange Stripe
       
8th Kyu A - Yellow with Orange Stripe Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Heian Yodan 8th Kyu B - Yellow with 2 Orange Stripes
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8th Kyu B - Yellow with 2 Orange Stripes Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Heian Godan 7th Kyu, Orange
       
7th Kyu A - Orange Basics, Free Sparring, Kobo Shodan All previous kata, plus Tekki Shodan 7th Kyu B - Orange with Blue Stripe
       
7th Kyu B - Orange with Blue Stripe Basics, Free Sparring, Kobo Shodan All previous kata, plus Tekki Nidan 6th Kyu A - Blue
       
6th Kyu A - Blue Basics, Free Sparring, Kobo Shodan All previous kata, plus Tekki Sandan 6th Kyu B - Blue with Green Stripe
       
6th Kyu B - Blue with Green Stripe Basics, Free Sparring, Kobo Shodan All previous kata, plus Bassai Dai 5th Kyu A - Green
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5th Kyu A - Green Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Nidan All previous kata, plus Kwanku Dai 5th Kyu B - Green with Purple Stripe
       
5th Kyu B - Green with Purple Stripe Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Nidan All previous kata 4th Kyu A - Purple
       
4th Kyu A - Purple Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Nidan All previous kata, plus Jitte 4th Kyu B - Purple with Brown Stripe
       
4th Kyu B - Purple with Brown Stripe Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Nidan All previous kata, plus Hangetsu 3rd Kyu A - Brown
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3rd Kyu A - Brown Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Sandan All previous kata, plus Empi 3rd Kyu B - Brown with Red Stripe
       
3rd Kyu B - Brown with Red Stripe Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Sandan All previous kata 2nd Kyu A - Brown with 2 Red Stripes
       
2nd Kyu A - Brown with 2 red stripes Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Sandan All previous kata, plus Gankaku 2nd Kyu B - Brown with three red stripes
       
2nd Kyu B - Brown with three red stripes Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Sandan All previous kata 1st Kyu A - Brown with once black stripe
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1st Kyu A - Brown with One Black Stripe Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Yodan All previous kata, plus Jion 1st Kyu B - Brown with 2 Black Stripes
       
1st Kyu B - Brown with Two Black Stripes Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Yodan All previous kata 1st Kyu C - Brown with 3 Black Stripes
       
1st Kyu C - Brown with three black stripes Basics, Bo Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Yodan All previous kata, plus Sho-no-kon-bo Shodan, 4th Kyu
       
Shodan, 4th Kyu Basics, Free Sparring, Kobo Yodan All previous kata, plus Bassai Sho Shodan, 3rd Kyu
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Shodan 3rd Kyu Basics, Free Sparring, Kobo Sandan All previous kata, plus Kwanku Sho Shodan, 2nd Kyu
       
Shodan, 2nd Kyu Basics, Free Sparring, Kono Nidan All previous kata, plus Wankan Shodan, 1st Kyu
       
Shodan, 1st Kyu Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring, Kobo Shodan All previous kata Nidan, 4th Kyu
       
Nidan, 4th Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Rohai, Shushi-No-Kon-Bo Nidan, 3rd Kyu
       
Nidan, 3rd Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Jiin Nidan, 2nd Kyu
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Nidan, 2nd Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Nijushiho Nidan, 1st Kyu
       
Nidan 1st Kyu Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring All previous kata Sandan, 4th Kyu
       
Sandan, 4th Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Chinte, Sakugawa-no-kon-bo Sandan, 3rd Kyu
       
Sandan, 3rd Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Sochin Sandan, 2nd Kyu
       
Sandan, 2nd Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Unsu Sandan, 1st Kyu
       
Sandan, 1st Kyu Basics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring All previous kata Yodan, 5th Kyu
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Yodan, 5th Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Gojushiho Dai Yodan, 4th Kyu
       
Yodan, 4th Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata Yodan, 3rd Kyu
       
Yodan, 3rd Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata, plus Gojushiho Sho Yodan, 2nd Kyu
       
Yodan, 2nd Kyu Basics, Free Sparring All previous kata Yodan, 1st Kyu
       
Yodan, 1st Kyu Baics, Free Sparring, Multiple Sparring All previous kata, plus Heian Shodan Sai Godan

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