Belt Colors Structure

OUR PROMISES

Everything we do, we do with care, reliability and a lot of passion.

FAIXA AZUL

  • 2+ years as Member student.
  • All Annual License fee payments on time.
  • Fully completed “Gracie Fundamentals” course.
  • Minimum age 15+ years.

FAIXA ROXA

  • 4+ years as Member student.
  • All Annual License fee payments on time.
  • Fully completed “Gracie Intermediate” (part 1) course.
  • Blue belt Graduation by Master Vacirca or Grandmaster Gracie.
  • Minimum age 17+ years.

FAIXA MARROM

  • 6+ years as Member student.
  • All Annual License fee payments on time.
  • Fully completed “Gracie Intermediate” (part 2) course.
  • Purple belt Graduation by Master Vacirca or Grandmaster Gracie.
  • Mimimum age 19+ years.

FAIXA PRETA

  • 8+ years as Member student.
  • All Annual License fee payments on time.
  • Fully completed “Gracie Advanced” course.
  • Brown belt Graduation by Master Vacirca or Grandmaster Gracie.
  • Minimum age 21+ years.
    For the 1. Grau (first white stripe) the minimum age is 23+ years.

Athletes / Instructors
1. to 3. Grau (Degree) – at least 3-5 years of practice for each degree.

Instructors only
4. and 5. Grau (Degree) – at least 5 years of practice for each degree.
6. and 7. Grau (Degree) – at least 7 years of practice for each degree.
8. and 9. Grau – Degrees awarded only by the official International Organizations.
10. Grau – Degree awarded only to the BJJ founders.


Kids & Youth Belt colors

Kids and youth (between the age of 5 to 15 years) Gracie Jiu-Jitsu students will be additional ranked in the following colors: Yellow, Orange and Green. More information on our GJJNE Belt program [Read here]