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Do MDTA have belt levels?

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Yes, but they are not like traditional martial art belt levels. They are personal achievement based. Each individual will progress depending on their own growth and journey.

The following is a brief description of our belts.

White Belt is a probationary belt, where you are assessed to identify your suitability for our training.

Blue Belt is about learning base gross motor techniques including striking, kicking and other basic gross motor functions for self-defence.

Orange Belt is about learning systems of techniques and how we put them together for self-preservation and self-protection, learning reality-based self-defence applications.

Yellow Belt is learning about the psychology of anger, aggression and violence, and how you respond to real-life situations. How to develop skills to understand your own reactions, and how to use them for your self-defence applications.

Green Belt is about conditioning and building on your physical and psychological skills you have learnt so far. Building on what will realistically work for you. Focusing on your capabilities, possibilities and limitations. Working towards your self-defence needs.

Red Belt is where you have achieved an understanding of the physical and psychological aspects to self-preservation and self-protection. This belt is where you hone in on the skills that will work for you. Working on your refining your capabilities building on your possibilities and more importantly recognising your limitations.

Black Belt and above is covered in detail once you begin the MDTA journey.

Do MDTA have belt levels?

Yes, but they are not like traditional martial art belt levels. They are personal achievement based. Each individual will progress depending on their own growth and journey.

The following is a brief description of our belts.

White Belt is a probationary belt, where you are assessed to identify your suitability for our training.

Blue Belt is about learning base gross motor techniques including striking, kicking and other basic gross motor functions for self-defence.

Orange Belt is about learning systems of techniques and how we put them together for self-preservation and self-protection, learning reality-based self-defence applications.

Yellow Belt is learning about the psychology of anger, aggression and violence, and how you respond to real-life situations. How to develop skills to understand your own reactions, and how to use them for your self-defence applications.

Green Belt is about conditioning and building on your physical and psychological skills you have learnt so far. Building on what will realistically work for you. Focusing on your capabilities, possibilities and limitations. Working towards your self-defence needs.

Red Belt is where you have achieved an understanding of the physical and psychological aspects to self-preservation and self-protection. This belt is where you hone in on the skills that will work for you. Working on your refining your capabilities building on your possibilities and more importantly recognising your limitations.

Black Belt and above is covered in detail once you begin the MDTA journey.