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Auckland BJJ belt testing requirements

Auckland BJJ are an IBJJF team registered.

Our instructor Serge is IBJJF black belt certified.


We follow the strict guideline of the IBJJF graduation system.

Please see below the list of techniques that a student will demonstrate for their belt exams.



BLUE BELT REQUIREMENTS
On average, 10 to 14 months of training with a minimum of 100 to 120 classes plus passing the following test. Belt promotions are always at the discretion of the head instructor. Factors such as above-average class attendance, natural ability, or competing could possibly shortened the time to blue belt, while a poor attitude, bad temper, or a lack of common morality outside the school could lengthen it.
THROWS AND TAKEDOWNS
  1. 1 leg throw
  2. 2 hip throws
  3. 2 double legs
  4. 1 single leg
SELF-DEFENSE
  1. 1 guillotine defense (standing up)
  2. 1 headlock defense (standing up)
  3. 1 headlock defense (on the ground)
PASSING THE GUARD
  1. 3 different ways to pass the guard 
HALF-GUARD
  1. 1 sweep from the half-guard
  2. 1 half-guard pass
GUARD
  1. 2 sweeps
  2. 1 armbar
  3. 1 triangle
  4. 1 omoplata
  5. 2 chokes
ESCAPES
  1. 1 ways to escape the mount
  2. 1 way to escape the side-mount
  3. 1 way to escape the rear-mount
  4. 1 way to escape the knee-on-belly

PURPLE BELT REQUIREMENTS

On average, 3 years of training with a minimum of 360 classes plus passing the following test. Belt promotions are always at the discretion of the head instructor. Factors such as above-average class attendance, natural ability, or competing could possibly shortened the time to purple belt, while a poor attitude, bad temper, or a lack of common morality outside the school could lengthen it.
SUBMISSIONS
  1. 3 from the mount
  2. 1 double attack
  3. 3 from the side-mount
  4. 4 from side control
  5. 3 from the back
  6. 2 from knee in the belly
  7. 3 from the guard
THROWS AND TAKEDOWNS
  1. 1 leg throw
  2. 4 hip throws
  3. 2 double legs
  4. 2 single leg
SELF-DEFENSE
  1. 2 ways to defend the guillotine standing up
  2. 2 ways to defend the headlock standing
  3. 1 way to defend the headlock on the ground
  4. 1 way to defend the guillotine on the ground
SWEEPS FROM THE GUARD
  1. 3 different ways to sweep your opponent
ESCAPES
  1. 2 ways to escape the mount
  2. 2 way to escape the side-mount
  3. 2 way to escape the rear-mount
  4. 2 way to escape the knee-on-belly
PASSING THE GUARD
  1. 5 different ways to pass the guard and get side control
HALF-GUARD
  1. 2 sweeps from the half-guard
  2. 2 half-guard passes


BROWN BELT REQUIREMENTS

On average, 6 years of training with a minimum of 750 classes plus passing the following test. Belt promotions are always at the discretion of the head instructor. Factors such as above-average class attendance, natural ability, or competing could possibly shortened the time to brown belt, while a poor attitude, bad temper, or a lack of common morality outside the school could lengthen it.
SUBMISSIONS
  1. 5 from the mount
  2. 2 double attacks
  3. 3 from the side-mount
  4. 4 from the back
  5. 2 from knee in the belly
  6. 5 from the guard
THROWS AND TAKEDOWNS
  1. 4 leg throw
  2. 6 hip throws
  3. 2 double legs
  4. 2 single legs
SELF-DEFENSE
  1. 2 ways to defend the Guillotine standing up
  2. 2 ways to defend the Guillotine on the ground
  3. 2 ways to defend the Headlock standing up
  4. 2 ways to defend the Headlock on the ground
PASSING THE GUARD
  1. 6 different ways to pass Guard
HALF-GUARD
  1. 3 Sweeps from Half Guard
  2. 3 Half Guard Passes
ESCAPES
  1. 3 ways to escape the mount
  2. 3 way to escape the side-mount
  3. 3 way to escape the rear-mount
  4. 3 way to escape the knee-on-belly
SWEEPS FROM THE GUARD
  1. 4 different ways to sweep your opponent


BLACK BELT REQUIREMENTS

On average, 8-10 years of training plus a demonstration. Belt promotions are always at the discretion of the head instructor. Factors such as above-average class attendance, natural ability, or competing could possibly shortened the time to black belt, while a poor attitude, bad temper, or a lack of common morality outside the school could lengthen it.
SWEEPS FROM THE GUARD
  1. 5 Different ways to Sweep your opponent from Guard
ESCAPES
  1. 4 ways to escape the Mount
  2. 4 ways to escape the Side-Mount
  3. 4 ways to escape the Rear Mount
  4. 4 ways to escape the Knee on Belly
SUBMISSIONS
  1. 5 from the Mount
  2. 2 Double Attacks from Mount
  3. 5 from Side-Mount
  4. 5 from the Back
  5. 3 from Knee on Belly
  6. 6 from the Guard
THROWS AND TAKEDOWNS
  1. 4 leg throw
  2. 6 hip throws
  3. 2 double legs
  4. 2 single legs
SELF-DEFENSE
  1. 2 ways to defend the Guillotine standing up
  2. 2 ways to defend the Guillotine on the ground
  3. 2 ways to defend the Headlock standing up
  4. 2 ways to defend the Headlock on the ground
PASSING THE GUARD
  1. 7 different ways to pass Guard 
HALF-GUARD
  1. 4 Sweeps from Half Guard
  2. 4 Half Guard Passes

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