5. Are there any tests or belts, and can I be a Black Belt?

Yes and absolutely! With the right focus, determination and commitment you can be a Black Belt!

To reach that goal you will have to go through tests, or gradings. These gradings act as a measure of your progress as you train and belts are awarded to mark this.

You will start with a ‘White’ belt and from there up to the ‘Black/White (Cycle)’ belt, providing you follow the recommended training guidelines set by the Academy, gradings will normally occur roughly every three months. Once you reach the ‘Cycle’ belt you can then begin preparation and training to achieve your Black Belt.

The list of belt colours in the order they are attained can be seen below.

Order Of Belts