7th Dan Karate Black belt
To obtain a 7th Dan Shotokan Karate Black Belt, it usually takes a minimum of 5 years of continous training for a 6th Dan.
The Shotokan 7th Dan grade is the 17th level of a practitioner of this Martial Art.
A 7th Dan Shotokan Black Belt in action
Seen here is 7th Dan Katsutoshi Shiina (right) with Sensei Jose Ferrand at 5th World Shoto Cup Tournament (USA vs Japan in 1994), Philadelphia, PA.