Ranks and Belts

Belts and Ranks for Shotokan Karate

Belt Colour Rank Kata required for next belt/grading Grading Syllabus
White Belt / 9th Kyu 9th Kyu Heian Shodan PDF
Yellow Belt / 8th Kyu 8th Kyu Heian Nidan PDF
Orange Belt / 7th Kyu 7th Kyu Heian Sandan PDF
Green Belt / 6th Kyu 6th Kyu Heian Yondan PDF
Purple Belt / 5th Kyu 5th Kyu Heian Godan PDF
Purple Belt / 4th Kyu 4th Kyu Tekki Shodan PDF
Brown Belt / 3rd Kyu 3rd Kyu Bassai Dai PDF
Brown Belt / 2nd Kyu 2nd Kyu Bassai-Dai PDF
Brown Belt / 1st Kyu 1st Kyu Bassai-Dai Kanku-Dai Jion or Empi

Black Belt / 1st Dan Shodan
1st Dan
All kata will need to be known Click here for kata page PDF

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