7th Dan Karate Black belt

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.

Full guide on this Martial Arts style here: Shotokan Karate
For a guide to other ranks: Shotokan Karate belts



A 7th Dan Shotokan Black Belt in action

7th DanSeen here is 7th Dan Katsutoshi Shiina (right) with Sensei Jose Ferrand at 5th World Shoto Cup Tournament (USA vs Japan in 1994), Philadelphia, PA.