Level I, known as a tiro, is the first rank in Loricism. Level I is about learning the fundamentals of Loricism, with specific regard to the 10 Keys used to get closer to inner prosperity. The Communicatio Ratio portion typically entails practicing interaction without losing control, and students begin to learn about logic and fallacies, being assertive, and other communication techniques. Practitioners must have at least 100 hours of praxi (practice) before promotion to Novicius. The color for this rank is gray, and students are typically awarded a gray shirt for Level 1.