This is the current Belt Ranking System
Used by the International Modern Arnis Association
Approved by Grand Master Remy Presas
As of January 1, 2001 all Rank Certificates must bear the signature of Grandmaster Jeff Delaney and include an IMAF Certificate Number..
Affiliated Schools only can award rank through Green Belt if rank fees are paid to the IMAF and numbered certificates are issued directly by the IMAF. Rank of Brown Belt and above can only be awarded at Summer or Winter training camps and Certificates will be issued by the IMAF bearing the signatures of Grandmaster Jeff Delaney and at least one other member of th I. M. A. F. Board of Directors. Certificates awarded by organizations other than the I.M.A.F. and not bearing the signature of Jeff Delaney and an IMAF certificate number will not be considered valid. To test for Rank of Brown Belt or above you must be a current member of the I.M.A.F.
After Probationary Black Belt the rank increases from First Degree Black on up to Tenth Degree.
All Rank Certificates Through Lakan are Valid for Two Years
Lakan Isa and Higher Certificates are Valid for Four Years
Expired Certificates can be renewed by attending a Winter or Summer Training Camp and having a current IMAF membership.
For More information contact Jeff Delaney
Page was last updated on 2/12/2003