Each belt rank has a series of basic moves, self-defense techniques, freestyle moves, forms, sets, and drills that each student must learn and execute to earn their next rank. In general, it takes 4-6 months to achieve each belt for someone who is consistently coming into class two times a week.
A Systematic Approach
Our martial arts system has clearly defined prerequisites for each belt rank and follows the belt ranking structure outlined below:
Home Study Aides
How Belt Testing Works
When ready, a student is invited to test by our chief instructor, Mr. Wheaton. Each test and promotion is based on several factors, including:
- Student attitude
- Overall personal growth since last test
- Performance of requirements
- And more
Internationally Recognized Rank
All rank is sanctioned by the American Kenpo Karate International (AKKI) association headed by Mr. Paul Mills 10th degree black belt; which means your belt rank will be recognized internationally, not just locally.