AS Karate Academy
AS Karate Academy Grading System
Within Karate, a student's progress is measured and awarded by a ranking or grading system.
As a student learns and develops more sophisticated techniques, improves their standards and develops in character they can be awarded a Kyu or Dan grade to represent their level of attainment.
The full Grading Syllabus for each Kyu Grade and Dan Grade is available in the AS Karate Academy Grading Syllabus booklet.
AS Karate Academy operate the following grading system:
|Beginner - White Belt|
|10th Kyu - White Belt with Red Stripe|
|9th Kyu - Red Belt|
|8th Kyu - Yellow Belt|
|7th Kyu - Orange Belt|
|6th Kyu - Green Belt|
|5th Kyu - Blue Belt|
|4th Kyu - Purple Belt|
|3rd Kyu - Brown Belt with White Stripe Belt|
|2nd Kyu - Brown Belt|
|1st Kyu - Brown Belt with Black Stripe|
|1st Dan - Black Belt|