Until taking their first grading novice students wear a white belt.
The information on this page is only a guideline. Besides the techniques such as blocks, punches, sweeps and kicks which are practiced as part of regular training, correct posture and stance also form an important part of the grading. Punches and kicks are also demonstrated on the impact pad.
If you are unsure about your grading requirements please speak with Sensei.
The following table illustrates a notional requirement for each particular grade: