The Jiu Jitsu Graduation is a very important step on a fighter path to master any specific Martial Art. Differently from other Martial arts Brazilian Jiu Jitsu graduations does not follow a standart protocoll of examination where anyone capable of of reproducing some thechniques will be entilted to the next level. In here the level of a figher is rated according to severala different factors including but not limited to:
Frequence on Class
Ability of controling bigger or higher ranked belts
Respect within the academy with coleagues and trainner
Performance on Tournaments
Overall uderstanding of the game
Therefore it relay on the Head coach to define and conduct a graduation whenever he thinks an individual is ready to step up to the next level. There is no specific time for the changing belts but it is more or less common agreement, considering some one trainning from Monday to Friday it takes about 2 years on each belt.
However, althought a simple showing of techniques is not enought to move up to the next level, we ideed have a a graduation cerimony where the athletes changing belts will present some techniques and answer some questions.
Bellow you can find the minimum requirements that shall be asked on each betl examination.