What is the purpose of grading?

Gradings are a necessary part of the path to learning Martial Arts. It is a way to show your instructors the level of your progress, to identify any areas that need to be worked on and to test you mentally.The pride and satisfaction from gaining a grade cannot be measured. It is an award for all the hard work, discipline and commitment shown.

How long will it take me to earn a 'Black Belt'?

Tenshin Ryu has 6 Kyu grades before Shodan (Black Belt) and one can be achieved with regular training in about four years.

Tenshin warrior Samurai School hold grading twice a year. First week of June and first week of December.