MAC Kenpo Karate

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MAC Kenpo Karate Belt Ranking and Title System

 

Click on the relevant grade links to actually view the syllabus required to pass each grade.
 
White Belt
 Beginner
Red Belt
 9th Kyu student
Yellow Tip
 Mid grade
Yellow Belt
 8th Kyu student
Green Tip
 Mid Grade
Green Belt
 7th Kyu student
Blue Tip
 6th Kyu Student
Blue Belt
 5th Kyu student
Purple Belt
 4th Kyu student
1st Brown
 3rd Kyu senior student
2nd Brown
 2nd Kyu senior student
3rd Brown  1st Kyu senior student
 1st Dan Black Belt
 Junior Instructor
 2nd Dan Black Belt
 Associate Instructor
 3rd Dan Black Belt
 Head Instructor
 4th Dan Black Belt
 Senior Instructor
 5th Dan Black Belt
 Associate Professor
 6th Dan Black Belt
 Professor
 7th Dan Black Belt
 Senior Professor
 8th Dan Black Belt
 Associate Master of the Art
 9th Dan Black Belt
 Master of the Art
 10th Dan Black Belt
 Grand Master of the art

 

Kenpo Grading Aspects

 NOTE: From Beginner to 5th Dan Black Belt (Associate Professor) Each grade is obtained following a Grading exam. The exams consist of the following aspects:

  • Physical Training
  • Mental Training
  • Application of Kenpo Techniques
  • Performance of Kenpo Forms from Basic to advanced.
  • Breathing Techniques
  • Club semi Free Sparring
  • Application of Self Defence Techniques
  • Multiple attacker sparring 
  • Target awareness and application of strike to that area.
  • Meridian (Energy) awareness and understanding of 14 main meridians
  • Pressure point understanding and Chinese body type awareness
  • Destructive cycle of energy flow within the body
  • First aid training and energy restoration techniques

The Grading Syllabus from 6th Dan Black is based on the time the previous grade has been upheld and also according to the dedication shown to the art of Kenpo over that period of time.

3 years of dedication of 5th Dan allows 6th Dan to be awarded.

3 years of dedication to 6th Dan allows 7th Dan to be awarded.

3 years of dedication to 7th Dan allows 8th Dan to be awarded.

5 years dedication to 8th Dan allows 9th Dan to be awarded.

5 years of dedication to 9th Dan allows 10th Dan to be applied for.

 

10th Dan is the highest grade possible to achieve in Kenpo it is Grandmaster of the Art.

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