MARTIAL ARTS

 

 

III.
The Ranks and Degrees

 

 



 

       The Traditionnal Belts in the School System of Bình-Định Sa-Long-Cương include four colors : Black, Green, Red and Yellow, dividing into four Ranks, established according to four traditional colors of Đại-Việt military dress belts in the bygone days :

       1 - "Black color" Belt reserved to Satellites

       2 - "Green color" Belt reserved to Soldiers

       3 - "Red color" Belt reserved to Officers

       4 - "Yellow color" Belt reserved to Generals and to Chief General.

 

 

Ranks and Degrees currently in force

 

SLC Việt-Nam Belts


International SLC Belts

 

Traditional Belts


  

 

    

 

Traditional Hierarchy of Ranks and Degrees

 

 

 

 

       1 - Black Belt Rank :

              - Black Belt (Probation Student)

 

       2 - Green Belt Rank :

              - Green Belt

              - Green Belt Ist Degree

              - Green Belt 2nd Degree

 

       3 - Red Belt Rank :

             - Red Belt (Trainer-Stagiaire)

             - Red Belt Ist Degree (Trainer-Assistant)

             - Red Belt 2nd Degree (Trainer)

 

       4 - Yellow Belt Rank :

       Actually, the Yellow Belt Rank is divided into :

             First Cycle :

                 - Yellow Belt without Degree (Assistant Instructor)

                 - Yellow Belt 1st Degree (Instructor)

                 - Yellow Belt 2nd Degree (Subaltern Assistant-Master).

             Secong Cycle :

                 - Yellow Belt 3rd Degree (Assistant-Master)

                 - Yellow Belt 4th Degree (Master)

                 - Yellow Belt 5th Degré (Master having trained Assistants-Masters of Yellow Belt 1st Degree).

 

Martial Master Đặng Phước Bảy, Yellow Belt 5th Degré,
one among very rare Martial Masters in Việt-Nam,
yet bearing Belt according to Traditional Belt Colours from
Bình-Đinh Sa-Long-Cương School System.

( Photo Credit : Facebook Sa-Long-Cương CN Q.11)

 

Martial Master Đặng Phước Bảy, Yellow Belt 5th Degré,
one among very rare Martial Masters in Việt-Nam,
yet bearing Belt according to Traditional Belt Colours from
Bình-Đinh Sa-Long-Cương School System.

( Photo Credit : Facebook Sa-Long-Cương CN Q.11)


             Third Cycle :

                 - Yellow Belt 6th Degree (Master having trained Assistants-Masters and Masters of Yellow Belt 2nd Degree) ;

                 - Yellow Belt 7th Degree (Master having trained Masters of Yellow Belt 2nd Degree) ;

                 - Yellow Belt 8th Degree (Grand Master in Chief / Vice-Martial-Rector Grand Master)

                 - Yellow Belt 9th Degree (Martial Rector Grand Master)



Martial Rector Grand-Master
TRƯƠNG-Thanh-Đăng
when he was 60,
wearing Yellow Belt 4th Degree
(2 Yellow birettas at one end
and 2 Yellow birettas at the other).

Martial Rector Grand-Master
TRƯƠNG-Thanh-Đăng
when he was 70,
wearing Yellow Belt 7th Degree
(5 Yellow birettas at one end
and 2 Yellow birettas at the other).

 

Martial Rector Grand-Master
TRƯƠNG-Thanh-Đăng
wearing Yellow Belt 7th Degree
(5 Yellow birettas at one end
and 2 Yellow birettas at the other)
when he was over 70.

 

Martial Rector Grand-Master
TRƯƠNG-Thanh-Đăng

wearing Yellow Belt 9th Degree
(6 Yellow birettas at one end
and 3 Yellow birettas at the other)
when he was over 80.

Martial Rector Master
TRƯƠNG-Bá-Đương
wearing Yellow Belt 8th Degree
(8 Yellow birettas at each end)
when he was over 75.

 

Martial Rector Master
TRƯƠNG-Bá-Đương
wearing Yellow Belt 9th Degree
(9 Yellow birettas at each end)
when he was over 80.

 

 

 

Committee of
VÕ-TRẬN ĐẠI-VIỆT
Bình-Định SA-LONG-CƯƠNG

Martial Arts Masters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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