brown belt

brown′ belt′


n.
1. a brown cloth waistband conferred upon a participant in a martial art to indicate an intermediate level of expertise.
2. a person at this level.
[1965–70]
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Experienced campaigner Alex Macaulay earned his place in the final of the brown belt competition.
Brown belt: Jodie Flynn (junior); Gillian Guthrie (senior).
The following promotions were awarded - senior grades: Thomas Dugdale (first kyu brown belt), Porl Harvey (second kyu blue belt).
The club's A team of Dan Smart, Sarah Clow and Dan Lumb took top spot in the team kata event and Niamh Duddridge was first in the brown belt kata.
Dagenham results - Weapons Hyungs (forms): Matthew Deane, first, under-17 brown belt; Paul Gowland, second, under-17 brown belt; Bradley Morgan, second, under-17 blue belt; Stephanie Morgan, third, under-14 blue belt; Andrew Silk, second, under-31 second and third dan black belt.
But you might not want to tell her so to her face - she's also a brown belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Green belt honours went to Allanah Harvey, Daniel Render, at blue belt to Chris Buchan, Tonicha Brown and Keiran Tweedy, at brown belt to Porl Harvey and at black belt to Robert Stuart.
My favourite item is a ripped denim skirt with a brown belt, which I bought not too long ago from New Look.
Brown belt Heather Wilson, 36, was punched in the face as the coward pounced from behind late at night.
In December 2009 he successfully completed his grading and was promoted to first kyu (brown belt).
Brown belt Damien, 11, from Saltersgill, grabbed third spot in the tag-team fighting.