White Belt

Your White Belt Certification

The start of your journey to learn to grapple starts with your white belt certification.  At Acropolis Grappling, we emphasize the importance of learning proper form and technique from day one, setting the stage for your progression to higher belt levels. As you earn your white belt, you’ll find the experience to be educational and immensely rewarding. Our dedicated instructors will guide you every step of the way, ensuring that each session is a blend of fun and skill-building. This initial phase of your grappling journey is designed to instill a solid foundation, instilling confidence and competence that will serve you throughout your grappling career.

White Belt Requirements

In order to earn your white belt at Acropolis Grappling, you will need to demonstrate a high level of proficiency with the following items.

  • Passing Guard
  • Tumbles
  • Cart Wheels
  • Basic takedown defense
  • Basic body control movement
  • Basic takedowns
  • Escaping a front headlock
  • Escaping a rear choke
  • Shooting for the feet
  • Basic Body slams



Next Step

Once your instructors have certified you for all of the white belt requirements, you will be ready to advance to Yellow Belt. Don’t feel like you need to rush through your white belt. The fundamentals that you learn here will help you in the belts to come!