What Is The Significance of Color Belts In Jiu-Jitsu?

What is a BJJ Color Belt?

The Jiu-Jitsu color belt system is a way of designating a student’s rank. The belts are made up of different colors, and each color represents the level of skill and knowledge that has been attained by the student. The belt system is easy to understand and effective way to indicate students’ level of progression in BJJ. It is also an excellent tool for teaching students how to work hard and achieve their goals.

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How to Earn Your First BJJ Belt?

You will need to learn the fundamentals of BJJ and create a good routine. Then, you will be eligible for your first Belt Test.

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What are the Different Types of BJJ Belts?

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Belt System has nine different ranks: white, blue, purple, brown, black, and red, and then each rank after that (i.e., 2nd-degree black) has three degrees of progression. The most common are black belts, brown belts, and blue belts. (for adults)

A black belt is the highest belt that a BJJ martial artist can attain. A brown belt is a second-highest belt in Jiu-Jitsu. This belt signifies that the person has been training for at least five years and is within one to two years of receiving their black belt. A blue belt is an intermediate rank that signifies that a person has been training for at least one year.

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How Long Does it Take to Get a Black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu?

The time it takes to get a black belt in Jiu Jitsu can vary depending on the person practicing it, their intensity, and their dedication. For example, it can take anywhere from 5-10 years for someone who practices Jiu Jitsu 5x per week.

The Importance of Earning Your First BJJ Belt.

Some students are under the impression that to be successful in BJJ; you have to earn your first belt. However, the truth is that this honor doesn’t have any bearing on your success in the sport. Earning your first belt is a milestone, but it doesn’t mean anything more.

If you are interested to learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu and have more questions, call our San Antonio Brazilian jiu-jitsu office at 210-913-8763.

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