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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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The two are now among the club's youngest ever black belts and have become an inspiration to their fellow students.
Back in 2001 Michael Toth, nine, from Billingham, became the youngest in the North-east to be awarded a black belt in Kempo karate.
Till date, Alba has achieved a level of five Certified Master Black Belts, three Certified Black Belts and 32 Certified Green Belts.
In addition, the company has also achieved a level of 336 trained Green Belts and 12 trained Black Belts, who are potential certification candidates.
RONEET KARARA has followed in the family footsteps and become a Tang Soo Do black belt.
The students who successfully passed their test and earned their 1st degree black belts are Carl Armstrong, Savannah Ayres, Annor Benson, Daniel Burtenshaw, Jay Burtenshaw, Luke Davis, Joe Ellingson, Collin Kees, and Serina Pollock.
Chris said: "I don't know any other erations families with three generations of black belts - and I know quite a few people in the karate world.
Achievement of the Year went to Kieran Rogerson, who hopes to aim for his black belt in 2014.
The 10-year-old Nuneaton schoolgirl has become one of the youngest holders of a taekwondo black belt - to complete a remarkable family treble.
YSGOL Eirias has become one of the few schools in North Wales to have three members of its staff achieve black belts in the martial arts and the benefits have been passed onto the pupils too.
Algeria-born Yousef, who has also achieved black belts in karate and aikido and a brown belt in jujitsu, said his success was down to his healthy lifestyle and being well looked after.
The real-life Fantastic Four, dad Brian, wife Pamela, and children Jennifer and Robert, are all black belts and masters of Tang Soo Do.
Nine-year-olds Brooke McDonald and Esther Beales have become the youngest in the country - and among the youngest in the world - to gain their second Dan black belts in the martial art.
Course Is Part of Advanced Master Certificate Program That Helps Black Belts Develop Enterprise-Wide Mastery of Lean Six Sigma Practices
Northboro, including (front row, from left) Michael Incorvaia of Northboro, junior black belt; Cameron Wade of Shrewsbury, junior black belt; Reya Pujari of Northboro, junior black belt; Alexa Incorvaia of Northboro, junior black belt; and (back row, from left) Nate Jokel of Hopkinton, second degree black belt; Jeff Luke of Brimfield, first degree black belt; Cullen Quinn of Northboro, third degree black belt; Nancy Quinn of Northboro, second degree black belt; and Jackson Maher of Shrewsbury, second degree black belt, successfully tested for first, second and third degree black belts, last month at the National Uechi-ryu Butokukai black belt test, at the association headquarters Dojo in Atkinson, N.