Kyokushinkai karate has a set syllabus which is designed to give karateka a broad range of skills, and set them on their way to a thorough understanding of martial arts. A high standard is demanded, and those who achieve black belt status in Kyokushinkai karate can consider it a significant achievement. As you may be aware by now, this is one of the strongest, most prestigious and respected styles of Karate because every student needs to go through a vigorous training programme before achieving the level of a black belt.