CHILDREN UNDER 16Kids at DC Jiu Jitsu Geelong follow the grading system laid down by the world recognised International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation or “IBJJF” and the Jiu Jitsu Global Federation or “JJGF”.


Kids are awarded stripes as encouragement to continue training and developing their skills in the art. As they grow on and off the tatami they will be graded their stripes. After they receive four stripes their next grading will be a change in belt colour.

Kids Coloured Belts

When your child grades to their first or next belt it is an indicator that they’re learning and developing a higher level of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and self defence.

A change in belt can only be achieved through gaining 4 stripes.


ADULTS (16+)


CERTIFICATES are given on grading day for adult students when the student is graded to a new belt (not for stripes).


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