White belt motions originate from grabs of the wrist, and of the sleeve of the gi jacket, anywhere from the wrist up to the top of the shoulder. The white belt motions introduce a wide variety of techniques that reappear in later ranks. The completion of the first motion comes to be known as the "standard takedown." The principle underlying number eight white belt is the basis of many higher motions. The final motion in this rank is the student's first opportunity to flip his partner.