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Black Stripe Belt

Or perhaps a red belt with a black stripe? Regardless, a major milestone for my youngest son. He has been training diligently for the past three and a half years and now he starts on his preparation for a black belt.

A red belt in his karate school signifies a student who is starting their year’s study to become a black belt. It takes 1 year from earning the red belt to be eligible to test for the black belt.

The ability to see a long-term objective and to work for a long-term objective is a rare talent. I am really proud of him.

Here is a photo of him waiting to be awarded his red belt.

Red Belt