THESE ARE THE KALI DE MANO GRADING LEVELS. FROM LEVEL 1 TO THE BLACK BELTS
WHITE – LEVEL 1-2
Here the Kali de Mano student learn basic striking and blocking. The focus is on Control, safety and getting to know the basics of Kali de Mano system.
BLACK BELT – BLACK/WHITE
KALI DE MANO BLACK BELT
This is the KdM Black Belt Uniform.
The Black Belt has undergone 7 levels of Kali de Mano training. From here development starts picking up speed.
YELLOW – LEVEL 3-4
INTERMEDIATE STUDENT LEVELS
As a Level 3 and even more so as a Level 4 the Kali de Mano student starts to understand the teachings of Kali de Mano. The practitioner has better control and awareness and is taking on more difficult tasks.
ADVANCED BLACK BELT – BLACK/YELLOW
ADVANCED BLACK BELT
Moving into more advanced areas of the training. In Kali de Mano this is a level of research and finding out possibilties in training. Maybe developing instructor skills.
RED – LEVEL 5-6
ADVANCED STUDENT LEVELS
As a Level 5 and even more so as a Level 6 the Kali de Mano practitioner learns to develop reactions and chooses between different ways and solutions to dealing with a problem. Now the practitioner see the width of Filipino Martial Arts.
EXPERT BLACK BELT – BLACK/RED
EXPERT BLACK BELT
As techniques start merging in to each other the Expert Black Belt knows to stick to the basics and still devoloping flow and creativity. Choices to be made if focus on sharing or on research and development. There are several non physical aspects to the art on this Level.
THESE ARE KALI DE MANO
- SENIOR MASTER
UNIFORM TO BE REVEALED
BLACK / SILVER – FULL PARTNERS
This uniform and honorary titel is reserved for practitioners who has contributed to Kali de Mano development technically and spiritually. A full member is by default member of the Kali de Mano Board
BLACK / GOLD – FOUNDERS
THIS UNIFORM IS RESERVED FOR THE KALI DE MANO FOUNDERS