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Age Requirements

Taiho Jutsu has certain age requirements based on the difficulty and danger of the techniques and the maturity required for their use.

The following table summarizes these requirements.

Rank Age Requirement Special Circumstances
All White Belt (Kyu) Over 16 years of age None
7th Dan (Shichidan) Over 35 years of age None
8th Dan (Hachidan) Over 43 years of age None
9th Dan (Kudan) Over 52 years of age Except with cross-ranking
10th Dan (Judan) Over 60 years of age Exceptions made for cross-ranking and all requirements must be met