The Rank Structure at the Goshin Budokan USA Shubukan Hombu Martial Arts Center has three Mon levels: 1) Junior Degree Level, 2) Senior Kyu Level, and 3) Senior Step Level. Ranks & Certificates will be awarded according to the following Promotion Chart. (This ranking structure applies to all arts taught at the Shubukan Ryu)
Note: Students advancing from Youth to Adult will be given an Examination to establish their qualifications, using the above chart as a guide. As a general rule, Youth ages 5 – 16 will train in the Youth/Shonenbu Class, and Youth ages 17 and above will train in the Adult class.
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