In Ju Jitsu as with other martials arts the coloured belt or grade is used to show the level of expertise of the
club member. The darker the belt, the higher the skill levels.
The first belt is red, then white,
yellow , orange, Green, Blue, Purple, Brown and then Black. After Black comes the Dans, First Dan, Second Dan, Third
To obtain a belt you enter a grading where you display locks, throws etc to a panel
of high grade examiners, from the syllabus pertaining to your present grade .
To pass the grading you need to show that you have acquired sufficient skill and knowledge as appropriate for your
level of expertise and that you have the right attitude toward Ju Jitsu.
As you progress through
the grades you are expected to show a higher level of skill and knowledge at each grading.
average it may take a student 3 -5 years to obtain that coveted Black Belt, but the good news is that whatever your
skill level is now we will work with you to ensure that you get from Ju Jitsu whatever it is you are seeking.
The grading syllabus is designed in a manner to allow the beginner to develop skill and
confidence. The grading system measures your progress and indicates the level of skill and understanding that you have reach
by means of belt colour.
The belts and the minimum time limit between grades for a person training
twice a week regularly are shown below:
- Beginner to White belt
- White to Yellow belt 12
- Yellow to Orange belt 12
- Orange to Green belt
- Green to Blue belt 6
- Blue to Purple belt 6
- Purple to Brown Belt
- Brown to Black belt 18
Dan Grade grading Syllabus:
- 14 Counter throws
- 6 Combination Throws
- 4 Standing
- One handed throat throw
- Knife hand strikes
- Palm heel strikes
- 3 counters to standing arm locks
to combined kicks and punches
- 6 wrist locks from attacks
kata of blocks.
- Nage No Kata
- Katame No Kata
Candidates must have had 2 years involvement in jujitsu since being graded to 1st Dan.
Kata of self Defence
- Go Shin Jitsu Kata
- Plus 2 of the following Katas
No Jo No Kata
Kata of 6 Jo Techniques
- Ni Ju Ichi No Jo No Kata Kata
of 21 Jo Techniques
- Kiba Dachi Nunchuka Kata Horse
stance Nunchuka Kata
- Bo No Kata Kata
- 10 Ne waza Techniques
- Tottenham Jujitsu Coaching Award