I think he is a third degreee Black belt
Any rank after first degree black belt are considered black belts. In the traditional Okinawan styles, a white and red belt indicates someone that is a 7th or 8th degree black belt. Solid red indicates 9th or 10th degree.
There is no such thing as a tenth degree black belt.
Black belt is the highest. Though traditional Okinawa karate uses a red and white belt to indicate 7th and 8th degree black belt and solid red for 9th and 10th. Many American schools use the red belt as a kyu level below black belt.
9th degree black belt in Taekwondo, 8th degree black belt in judo, 8h degree black belt in hupkido and 4th degree black belt in kumdo. International 1960 judo champion. Guardian of the Korean president.
There are ten levels of blackbelt in most styles of martial arts. 1st Degree - Shodan 2nd Degree - Nidan 3rd Degree - Sandan 4th Degree - Yodan 5th Degree - Godan 6th Degree - Rokodan 7th Degree - Nanadan - Usually a red and white striped belt 8th Degree - Hachidan - Usually a red and white striped belt 9th Degree - Kudan - Usually a solid red belt 10th Degree - Judan - Usually a solid red belt
13 the degree
In the traditional martial arts from Japan and Okinawa, there are 10 degrees of black belt. Depending on the style the indications are going to vary. Traditionally a 7th and 8th Degree black belt actually wears a red and white belt. The 9th and 10th degree practitioners wear a solid red belt. Traditionally there is only one 10th degree in a specific style of karate, the head of the organization.
what belt is toshihiko koga
The order starts from 1st degree-White belt then 2nd degree-Yellow then 3rd degree-Gold and then 4th degree-Orange. After novice, intermediate comes that includes 5th degree-Green then 6th degree-Blue, and then 7th degree-Purple. As for advanced it has 8th degree-Brown and then 9th degree-Red. And then last but not the least the belt is the highest one.
When you "graduate" a skill level you go up in belt. These are ranked by colors. From lowest it highest, it goes: white, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple, red, brown, black. Black belt is the most popular and is commonly the highest belt color used and denotes a high degree of competence Oh contraire, the 9th degree black belt is the highest degree of skill even though it's red.
Because there is no such thing as an 11th degree black belt...it only goes up to 9.
you can wear a white shirt with the thin black belt over! :)