Why Did We Change The Name From Georgian Triangle Karate Club?
We wanted to incorporate the name of our original master, Anko Itosu, into the club name. The Karate we teach is a traditional martial art that originated in Okinawa. You can google Itosu Kai to see that our association has clubs all over the world!
How Long Does it Take to Earn a Black Belt?
Earning a black belt takes extreme dedication, and work. Everyone will progress at a different rate. Someone who attends class and trains on their own will progress at a much faster rate. The average student earns one belt per year. There are 7 belt levels prior to black belt in our style: white, yellow, orange, green, blue, brown, shodan-ho (brown with a black stripe).