For the Kyokushin karate program, ages 8-Adults, there are promotion fees whenever a student attains a new belt. These fees range from $30-$60 depending on the belt level.
Different kata are performed at each belt rank.
Promotion tests are typically scheduled every three months. Students can test for their next rank at the discretion of the instructor. Students wear a belt (obi) that indicates rank according to the standard system adopted by Connecticut Kyokushin Karate. The lower ranks (mudansha) of Kyu or non-black belt holders are divided into the following colors: white, red, blue, yellow, green …
As most of you know, we have a promotion review regularly about every three months. This is just a time when we formally take stock of where we are and what we need to work on. It’s also a time where we can get together and train with people we might not otherwise have a chance to meet. Training together …