Blue belt requirements

On average, 10 to 14 months of training with a minimum of 100 to 120 classes plus passing the following test. Belt promotions are always at the discretion of the head instructor. Factors such as above-average class attendance, natural ability, or competing could possibly shortened the time to blue belt, while a poor attitude, bad temper, or a lack of common morality outside the school could lengthen it.

Throws and takedowns

  1. 1 leg throw
  2. 2 hip throws
  3. 2 double legs
  4. 1 single leg

Self-Defense

  1. 1 guillotine defense (standing up)
  2. 1 headlock defense (standing up)
  3. 1 headlock defense (on the ground)

Passing the Guard

  1. 3 different ways to pass the guard and get side control

Half-Guard

  1. 1 sweep from the half-guard
  2. 1 half-guard pass

Guard

  1. 2 sweeps
  2. 1 armbar
  3. 1 triangle
  4. 1 omoplata
  5. 2 chokes

Purple Belt Requirements

On average, 3 years of training with a minimum of 360 classes plus passing the following test. Belt promotions are always at the discretion of the head instructor. Factors such as above-average class attendance, natural ability, or competing could possibly shortened the time to purple belt, while a poor attitude, bad temper, or a lack of common morality outside the school could lengthen it.

Submissions
  1. 3 from the mount
  2. 1 double attack
  3. 3 from the side-mount
  4. 4 from side control
  5. 2 from the back
  6. 2 from knee in the belly
  7. 3 from the guard
Throws and Takedowns
  1. 1 leg throw
  2. 4 hip throws
  3. 2 double legs
  4. 2 single leg
Self-Defense
  1. 2 ways to defend the guillotine standing up
  2. 2 ways to defend the headlock standing
  3. 1 way to defend the headlock on the ground
  4. 1 way to defend the guillotine on the ground
Sweeps from the Guard
  1. 3 different ways to sweep your opponent
Escapes
  1. 2 ways to escape the mount
  2. 1 way to escape the side-mount
  3. 1 way to escape the rear-mount
  4. 1 way to escape the knee-on-belly
Passing the Guard
  1. 5 different ways to pass the guard and get side control
Half-Guard
  1. 2 sweeps from the half-guard
  2. 2 half-guard passes

Brown Belt Requirements

On average, 6 years of training with a minimum of 750 classes plus passing the following test. Belt promotions are always at the discretion of the head instructor. Factors such as above-average class attendance, natural ability, or competing could possibly shortened the time to brown belt, while a poor attitude, bad temper, or a lack of common morality outside the school could lengthen it.

Submissions
  1. 5 from the mount
  2. 2 double attacks
  3. 3 from the side-mount
  4. 2 from the back
  5. 2 from knee in the belly
  6. 5 from the guard
Throws and Takedowns
  1. 4 leg throw
  2. 6 hip throws
  3. 2 double legs
  4. 2 single legs
Self-Defense
  1. 2 ways to defend the Guillotine standing up
  2. 2 ways to defend the Guillotine on the ground
  3. 2 ways to defend the Headlock standing up
  4. 2 ways to defend the Headlock on the ground
Passing the Guard
  1. 6 different ways to pass Guard and get side control
Half-Guard
  1. 3 Sweeps from Half Guard
  2. 3 Half Guard Passes

Black Belt Requirements

On average, 8-10 years of training plus a demonstration. Belt promotions are always at the discretion of the head instructor. Factors such as above-average class attendance, natural ability, or competing could possibly shortened the time to black belt, while a poor attitude, bad temper, or a lack of common morality outside the school could lengthen it.

Sweeps from the Guard
  1. 6 Different ways to Sweep your opponent from Guard
Escapes
  1. 2 ways to escape the Mount
  2. 2 ways to escape the Side-Mount
  3. 2 ways to escape the Rear Mount
  4. 2 ways to escape the Knee on Belly
Submissions
  1. 5 from the Mount
  2. 2 Double Attacks from Mount
  3. 5 from Side-Mount
  4. 2 from the Back
  5. 3 from Knee on Belly
  6. 6 from the Guard

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