© Belton Martial Arts Academy 2016 Made with MAGIX Approximate    Rank        Time Period   Belt Color    Lapel Trim   10th Gup 1-2 Months White Belt     9th Gup 1-2 Months Yellow Belt      8th Gup   3 Months Orange Belt     7th Gup   3 Months Orange Belt - 1 Green Stripe     6th Gup   3 Months Green Belt       Green   5th Gup   3 Months Green Belt - 1 Red Stripe    Green   4th Gup   3 months Green Belt - 2 Red Stripes    Green   3rd Gup   3 months Red Belt           Red   2nd Gup   3 months Red Belt - 1 Blue Stripe      Red   1st Gup   3 months Red Belt - 2 Blue Stripes      Red   1st Gup (1st Pretest)   3 months Red Belt - 3 Blue Stripes      Red   1st Gup (2nd Pretest)   3 months Red Belt - 4 Blue Stripes      Red   1st Dan (Cho Dan)    2 years Midnight Blue     Midnight Blue   2nd Dan (Ee Dan)    3 years Midnight Blue - 2 White Stripes     Midnight Blue   3rd Dan (Sahm Dan)    4 years Midnight Blue - 3 White Stripes     Midnight Blue   4th-7th Dan   Upon Permission Midnight Blue w/ Red Stripe     Midnight Blue centered through length of belt 1