Karate Ranks

 

 

Youth Karate Class Ranks

Rank

Belt

1st

White

2nd

White/Yellow Stripe

3rd

White/Orange Stripe

4th

White/Green Stripe

5th

White/Blue Stripe

6th

White/Purple Stripe

7th

White/Brown Stripe

8th

White/Black Stripe

9th

Yellow

10th

Yellow/White Stripe

11th

Yellow/Orange Stripe

12th

Yellow/Black Stripe

13th

Orange

14th

Orange/White Stripe

15th

Orange/Black Stripe

16th

Green

17th

Blue

18th

Purple

19th

Brown

20th

Black/White Stripe

 

 

Adult Karate Class Ranks

Rank

Belt

10th Kyu

White

9th Kyu

Yellow

8th Kyu

Orange

7th Kyu

Green

6th Kyu

Blue

5th Kyu

Blue/White Stripe

4th Kyu

Blue/Black Stripe

3rd Kyu

Brown

2nd Kyu

Brown/White Stripe

1st Kyu

Brown/Black Stripe

Sho Dan

Black Belt

Ni Dan

Black Belt 2 Stripes

San Dan

Black Belt 3 Stripes