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Old 02-28-2006, 04:57 PM   #8
aikigirl10
Dojo: Aikido of Ashland
Join Date: May 2005
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Re: What's in a belt?

Ours is
1. starting out - whitebelt
2. 5th kyu (1st colored belt) - blue
3. 4th kyu - blue "2nd degree"
4. 3rd kyu - brown "3rd degree"
5. 2nd kyu - brown "2nd degree"
6. 1st kyu - brown "1st degree" , plus you start wearing a hakama
7. shodan- black
and so on
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