rank & Test guidelines
The following guidelines represent a general outline of the expected technical knowledge required to attain each rank. This, of course, is not an exhaustive nor permanently fixed list; every student is unique and may be asked to demonstrate some things not found on the guidelines.
Hour Requirement: 60-80 hours since 5th kyu with 30 hours being minimum 2x/week in consecutive weeks
Hour Requirement: 100-120 hours since 4th kyu with 30 hours being minimum 3x/week in consecutive weeks
Hour Requirement: 130-160 hours since 3rd kyu with 40 hours being minimum 3x/week in consecutive weeks
Hour Requirement: 180-200 hours since 2nd kyu with 40 hours being minimum 3x/week in consecutive weeks