What is this tab on your Jiu Jitsu belt?
As we are getting closer to graduation, students that are not getting promoted to the next belt will likely to receive stripes instead.
If you do not have a black tab on your belt, we cannot give you stripes.
Why do we have stripes?
The Gracies decided to have a stripes system in order to be different from Judo.
How often do we give stripes?
What if you miss the graduation event?
How many stripes can I get?
Is there a minimum number of stripes in order to get the next belt?
No, in fact some schools do not bother with stripes. You can move to the next belt even if you do not have any stripes.
What is the red tab for?
What is the white tab on the black belt for?
If I trained at different school, should I take my stripes off when moving to another school?
What does the white bar on each end of the red tab on the black belt means?
Where can I buy a belt with a tab?
Auckland Martial arts supplies or on the internet if you want to spend more money.