BJJ Black Belt Degrees

bjj black belt degrees

Imagine reaching the pinnacle of your respective field and finding out that there is a whole new game to be played. Jiu-jitsu is no different than this specific example. In BJJ black belts can find themselves ranking even more! In this article, we discuss the BJJ Black belt degrees and how one can achieve them!

How Long Will It Take to Get a Black Belt in BJJ

The short answer to this question is about 7 – 15 years depending on several things. When training BJJ a lot of people will run into hardships in their career, typically occurring at the white, blue, or maybe purple belt stage. Depending on your specific circumstance and how much time you put on the mats you can see this happen as fast as 7 years or as long as 15 years.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is not an easy sport by any means and it will not get any easier. A lot of people started this sport because they heard it was a life-changing experience. Those that come in for the reason of wanting to reach new heights as a human are more likely to reach the black belt than those that are just after the belts and glory.

BJJ Black Belt Degrees

bjj black belt degrees

Once achieving your black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu you will see that there are degrees associated with your time spent teaching. The first component is that only red bar black belts can receive stripes and the stripes are given out based on the amount of time you have spent coaching or instructing others.

In the above image, you will see the breakdown of how much time there is in between each stripe as a black belt. You will also notice that there are age groups that one must be in to receive the belt. It is fun to see how high you can rank once you hit this stage but in all reality, most people that make it here do not even care about their rank, they care about making others the best version of themselves through the sport they love to teach.

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All in all, there are 10 degrees that you can reach after climbing the ranks and getting to the black belt. Jiu Jitsu is an amazing sport that continues to change people’s lives for the better

Happy Rolling! See You At The Top!

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