Maroto-Ha Takeda-Ryu Iaido Yudansha Ranks

Rank

Belt Kanji Min. Period of practice Age Titles YKKF instructor ranks
1st Dan Sho-Dan Black 初段 2/3 16   Assistant
instructor
2nd Dan Ni-Dan Black
3/4 18   Instructor
3rd Dan San-Dan Black
5/8 21   Teacher
4th Dan Yon-Dan Black
8/12 25 Sensei Master
5th Dan Go-Dan Black
12/15 30 Renshi Senior Master
6th Dan Roku-Dan Red White
20/25 40 Shihan Senior Master