Level V, known as a praeceptor, is the fifth and highest rank in Loricism. Level V is considered a master of the principles of Loricism, having spent years practicing and working toward self-mastery. The Praeceptor (master) can certify up to Peritum; promotion to Level V requires a board of certifiers. Level V practitioners can be considered experts in self-control, confidence, awareness, and communication. Students are awarded a black shirt for Level 5. Students are awarded a dark red shirt for Level The color for this rank is black, and students are typically awarded a black shirt for Level V.