It will depend on the style of karate. In some styles, a blue belt is one of the kyu levels. In others, a blue belt is used instead of a black belt. In WKF , the blue belt (ao) and red belt (aka) are used to distinguish the two fighters in a kumite.
The karate belts are diffrent from school to school. Here is a common ranking system: White belt Yellow belt Orange belt Purple belt Green belt Blue belt Blue belt brown stripe Brown belt one Brown belt two Brown belt three Black belt
Research has shown that the green belt is 7th belt that can be achieved in Karate. One must achieve each level in karate in order to move up to the next level. Prior to achieving the green belt one would have to earn a blue, then a yellow belt, orange belt, blue belt, purple belt, green with white stripes belt and the next step would be the green belt.
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the first belt in karate is white
Each style of karate sets its own rules and promotions. In some styles, dark blue is the highest rank. A style could set the brown belt as the highest, but most use the black belt. In traditional karate, the highest possible belt is red.
Dragon blue comes after emerald green.
a belt or a karate belt in Japanese is called obi
The 1st belt is white then yellow orange purple blue green brown black
The belt order is white yellow orange purple blue brown black
Kristin Kreuk has a purple belt in karate.