Kokikai Aikido Belt Ranking

Belt System:


White: Beginner (no rank)


6th Kyu, Belt Color: Orange


5th Kyu, Belt Color: Orange


4th Kyu, Belt Color: Blue


3rd Kyu, Belt Color: Blue


2nd Kyu, Belt Color: Brown


1st Kyu, Belt Color: Brown


Shodan (1st Degree) and up, Belt Color: Black *Hakama, traditional Japanese pant-like lower garments, are worn with Black belts



Test Invitation Rank promotion testing is done by invitation and is based on several factors. Each individual is on their own path so there is no strict formula for timing. You can discuss your testing with your mentor if you have specific questions.

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