My boys both were awarded their Shichikyu (Purple Belt) last week. As I said earlier in the thread, they are part of the KBK-AMID System, which is a mixed martial arts style. They are nearly halfway to their Black Belts. Our system has the following belt system:
Here are a couple shots of the ceremony:
#1: Cody (11), after getting his certificate and his new belt. The old belt is draped across his shoulders.
#2: Austin (10), getting his belt tied.