Blue belt is the second earned rank in the Viam Chao system after Grey Belt. It is typically awarded around 6 months after grey, if a student can demonstrate sufficient knowledge of more foundational and intermediate techniques. The color blue signifies a modest degree of dedication, unofficially the color of bruising (a student has been initiated into some degree of pain).
- defensive techniques:
- submissions and escapes:
- basic compliance:
- weapon training:
- knife fundamentals, attack and defense
- Ludum for 5 rounds
Students in the blue belt level begin working with weapons. The weapon for this level is the knife, as it is a ubiquitous tool.