In this type of system, the student's graduation is composed of a string of one or two colors. The graduation is attributed to the student according to his/hers experience, level of learning, wisdom of capoeira among other factors. For the studemt to obtain a degree it is necessary to fulfill all the requirements, not only that this requires but also those that the previous graduations require.
Infant/Juvenile graduation is composed of a raw string with one or both ends of a certain color. The rope that the student receives at the baptism, or exchange of graduation, is assigned according to the level of learning, which can result in rising the grade or remaining in it.
At the age of 16 the student ceases to use a junior degree and is subject to an assessment that will determine the adult graduation.