Grading will usually occur every 6 months, depending on individual student development.
Garra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy gradings, like those in Brazil are big events for members and associations. The purpose of gathering is to celebrate individual training endeavours.
Gradings are formal events however still have a relaxed and positive energy about them. It is an exciting and rewarding time for students to receive new belts or strips.
During a grading random positions may be demonstrated by students but nevertheless the attitude towards training and team mates, expected technical level, performance, attendance, consistence and personal achievements during the classes are the most important component for gradings.