black belt

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a person who attained the rank of expert in the martial arts (judo or karate)

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a black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate)

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Additionally, Doug Smith, head of the NAVSEA Lean Six Sigma College, arranged for mi iGrafx demonstration to show the participants the value of using industry-proven value stream mapping software tools in support of Black Belt project execution.
2 million, or nearly two-thirds of the entire corporation's estimate of $100 million by early 2002, said Bob Preston, a master black belt and senior vice president for Process Excellence at Conseco Finance.
ABM also provides a way to measure cost savings from Black Belt projects and ensures that continuous improvement efforts persist after the project is completed.
She earned her black belt before her seventh birthday--just as she wanted
The Innovation Engineering Black Belt Program was developed by the Innovation Engineering Institute, a collaboration of private industry and universities based on 26 years of quantitative research on what drives innovation success.
Joshua Alvers (9), Callum Edwards (10) and Philip Zhu (10) were all coached by instructor Chris Davies, who is a third degree black belt.
The students who advanced from their 1st degree black belt to their 2nd degree black belt are Atticus Benson and Chance Srey.
Abu Dhabi: The UAE's jiu-jitsu star Faisal Al Ketbi has been awarded a coveted black belt.
15 ( ANI ): Russian President Vladimir Putin has been awarded a ninth-degree black belt from the World Taekwondo Federation, a rare honour, which places him above legendary martial artist, Chuck Norris.
THREE students from Gateshead Ju-Jitsu Club successfully made the grade at a black belt gradings in Derby.
During the course of the two-day competition, Jordan fought a third Dan black belt, a second Dan black belt and a normal black belt.
The black belt holder Bahraini will be taking part in the 70kg category during the two-day event, which is one of the most popular tournaments in the world.
May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Black Belt magazine, Black Belt launched the premier martial arts training site, BlackBeltmag.
A spokesperson for the club Stef Davies, herself a black belt, said: "They are dedicated students who train four times a week, and especially hard over the last few months in preparation for the Black Belt grading.
Back in 2001 Michael Toth, nine, from Billingham, became the youngest in the North-east to be awarded a black belt in Kempo karate.