Very young students will have 3 red tags and then young students 3 black tags. These tags depends how good the students grades are. These apply until students are 14 years old.
9th Kyu – Beginners
8th Kyu – White belt
7th Kyu – Yellow
6th Kyu – Orange
5th Kyu – Green
4th Kyu – Purple
3rd Kyu – Brown
2nd Kyu – Brown
1st Kyu – Brown with white stripe
Black belts from 1st Dan to 10th Dan)
Beginners must have at least 3 months training before any grade.
Juniors – Must try and attend kata courses in Ammanford and Letterston for future gradings
Seniors – Must attend much kata courses in many places as possible e.g. Ammanford, Cross Hands and Letterston before any future grading.
Disabilities – We will adapt to all needs for any grading, courses and competitions
All students must have a Licence for any gradings & competitions. Please ask Sensei Susy Soravia for the Higashi Licence form. These Licences must be renewed every year. No licence, no grading or courses.