In the field of martial arts; belts or cotton fabric, are used to reward those who have achieved a higher ranking and earned their respect among the rest.

As with any aspect of martial arts, Shotokan Karate Club follows a stringent belt system where your rank and expertise in the area is rewarded with a belt. Here are the list of belts rewarded and the training duration associated with it.

10th Kyu

Beginner

9th Kyu
Minimum Training Required Two Months
8th Kyu
Minimum Training Required Three Months
7th Kyu
Minimum Training Required Three Months
6th Kyu
Minimum Training Required Three Months
5th Kyu
Minimum Training Required Three Months
4th Kyu
Minimum Training Required Three Months
3rd Kyu
Minimum Training Required Four Months
2nd Kyu
Minimum Training Required Four Months
1st Kyu
Minimum Training Required Four Months
Black
Minimum Training Required Six Months