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Belt System – Ashihara Karate International – Kaicho Hoosain Narker Sabaki Fighting Karate

Grade Belt Seniors Juniors
(Under 12)
10th Kyu White Beginners grade Beginners grade   9th Kyu White   One Blue Stripe   8th Kyu Blue     7th Kyu Blue   One Yellow Stripe   Two Yellow Stripes   6th Kyu Yellow     5th Kyu Yellow   One Green Stripe   Two Green Stripes  4th   Kyu Green     3rd Kyu Green   One Brown Stripe   Two Brown Stripes   2nd Kyu Brown     1st Kyu Brown   One Black Stripe   Two Black Stripes   Shodan Ho Black     Shodan Black   One Gold Bar   Nidan Ho Black     Nidan Black   Two Gold Bars   Sandan Ho Black     Sandan Black   Three Gold Bars   Yondan Black   Four Gold Bars   Godan Black   Five Gold Bars   Rokudan Black   Six Gold Bars   Nana dan Black   Seven Gold Bars Please Note. The minimum age to get a Shodan Black Belt is 12 Years. The minimum age to get a Nidan Black Belt is 15 Years Ho grades are probationary grades.