Black Sash Grading System

The Black Sash is WKFA’s highest honour, and it isn’t given out lightly. Since its opening in 1987, only the students who have been prepared to undergo the dedicated, rigorous training have been granted this most prestigious rank.

Black sash does not mean the end of one’s martial arts development, it’s simply the beginning of a new phase. Black sashes continue their lifelong learning with special classes under Sifu’s direction. And as a testament to their dedication, over 80% of our black sash students are still actively involved with the school, contributing their time and expertise to training others.

Sash Ranking System

In kung-fu, students advance through a series of ranks, as indicated by the colour and stripes on their belts.

View our Sash Ranking System Chart, PDF.


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