Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt Promotion

Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt Promotion Guidelines

  1. A student must attend 30 classes in order to be eligible for promotion. Promotion is based on attendance, technique, and attitude.
  2. A student must have 4 stripes on their belt before they are eligible to receive their next belt.
  3. Testing eligibility and belt progression is at the sole discretion of Mikyo Riggs.
  4. If one is eligible for the next belt test their name will be posted on the white board by the mat.

Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Belt Promotion Guidelines

  1. A student must attend 30 classes before their next belt test in order to be eligible to attend. Promotion is based on attendance, technique, and attitude.
  2. A student must have 4 stripes on their belt before they are eligible to receive their next belt.
  3. Testing eligibility and belt progression is at the sole discretion of Mikyo Riggs.
  4. If one is eligible for the next belt test their name will be posted on the white board by the mat.
  5. KIDS BJJ students are REQUIRED to fill out an “Intent to Promote Form” before the test date if they are eligible to test.

Little Lions Promotion Guidelines

  1. Belt tests will be given once every three months.
  2. A student must attend 20 classes before their next belt test to be eligible for their next belt.
  3. All eligible student names will be posted on the bulletin board by the mat.

Little Lions Belt System (5yrs-8yrs)

  1. White
  2. Yellow Stripe
  3. Orange Stripe
  4. Green Stripe
  5. Blue Stripe
  6. Purple Stripe
  7. Red Stripe
  8. Brown Stripe
  9. Black Stripe

Belt System and its related ages for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
White
Grey
Yellow
Orange
Green
Blue
Purple
Brown
Black

Belt system and its minimum times

BLUE TO PURPLE – 2 YEARS
PURPLE TO BROWN – 1 AND A HALF YEARS
BROWN TO BLACK – 1 YEAR

Note: excerpt from IBJJF.org