The BROWN BELT symbolizes the harvest and the unique yield that the seedling/plant produces when allowed to grow and develop in its most beneficial way.
At this point, nature begins to reap the benefits of the hardship and the nurturing that it imposed upon the seed to cultivate the strongest plant possible.
The 1st Degree Brown Belt* has been weathered through the trials and tribulations of Martial Arts Training. The student now is ready to begin the journey of synergizing the different facets of the Art.
The 2nd Degree Brown Belt will begin to develop the reflex training that will harmonize the ability to do techniques well with the ability to react to stressful situations appropriately.
The 3rd Degree Brown Belt* has been pushed hard to develop sound reflex and technique under stressful situations. In this rank, the student must bring everything together in preparation for Black Belt.