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Senior Dan Grades

Senior Contest Dan Grade Syllabus

1st KYU to 1st DAN (black belt)

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners’ choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate NAGE-NO-KATA in full

Hold a BASIC REFEREE’S LICENSE and BASIC TIMEKEEPER AWARD

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

SHIAI

1ST DAN to 2nd DAN (black belt)

MUST HAVE HELD 1ST DAN FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN 1 YEAR

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners’ choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate KATAME-NO-KATA in full

Hold a REGIONAL REFEREE’S LICENSE and INTERMEDIATE TIMEKEEPER AWARD

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

SHIAI

2nd DAN to 3rd DAN (black belt)

MUST HAVE HELD 2nd DAN FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN 2 YEARS

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners’ choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate KEASHI-NO-KATA in full

Hold a NATIONAL REFEREE’S LICENSE and ADVANCED TIMEKEEPER AWARD

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

SHIAI

3rd DAN to 4th DAN (black belt)

MUST HAVE HELD 3rd DAN FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN 3 YEARS

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate JUNO-NO-KATA in full

Hold an INTERNATIONAL REFEREE’S LICENSE and ADVANCED TIMEKEEPER AWARD, and ORGANISED A REGIONAL EVENT (this could be a training course)

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

SHIAI

 

4th DAN to 5th DAN (black belt)

MUST HAVE HELD 4TH DAN FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN 5 YEARS

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate KIME-NO-KATA in full

Hold an INTERNATIONAL REFEREE’S LICENSE and ADVANCED TIMEKEEPER AWARD, and ORGANISED A NATIONAL EVENT (this could be a training course or a competition)

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

SHIAI

5th to 6th DAN (red and white section belt)

THIS GRADE AND ABOVE CAN ONLY BE AWARDED BY YOUR PEERS FOR YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND SERVICES

NOTE IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES THE TECHNICAL BOARD IN FULL AGREEMENT CAN WAVER THE TIME PERIOD BETWEEN GRADES


 

TEACHER GRADES

1st KYU to 1st DAN (black belt)

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners’ choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate NAGE-NO-KATA in full or teach it through PUPILS

Hold a BASIC REFEREE’S LICENSE and BASIC TIMEKEEPER AWARD

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

Produce a presentation (IN WRITTEN FORMAT)  of a weekly one hour lesson. Each session must include exercises, one throwing technique and one restraining technique.

1ST DAN to 2nd DAN (black belt)

MUST HAVE HELD 1ST DAN FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN 2 YEAR

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners’ choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate KATAME-NO-KATA in full or teach it through PUPILS

Hold a REGIONAL REFEREE’S LICENSE and INTERMEDIATE TIMEKEEPER AWARD

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

Produce a presentation (IN WRITTEN FORMAT) of a weekly one hour and half lesson. Must include exercises, two throwing techniques, one restraining technique and one shime-waza FOR JUNIORS 3 KYU AND UP TO 3 KYU SENIORS

2nd to 3rd DAN (black belt)

MUST HAVE HELD 2nd DAN FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN 3 YEARS

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners’ choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate KAESHI-NO-KATA in full or teach it through PUPILS

Hold a NATIONAL REFEREE’S LICENSE and ADVANCED TIMEKEEPER AWARD

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

Produce a presentation of a TWO x two hour training sessions IN WRITTEN FORMAT. To include exercises, four throwing techniques, three restraining techniques and three shime-waza – FOR JUNIOR 2 KYU UP IST KYU SENIORS

3rd to 4th DAN (black belt)

MUST HAVE HELD 3rd DAN FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN 4 YEARS

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners’ choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate JUNO-NO-KATA in full or teach it through PUPILS

Hold an INTERNATIONAL REFEREE’S LICENSE and ADVANCED TIMEKEEPER AWARD, and ORGANISED A REGIONAL EVENT (this could be a training course)

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

Produce a presentation for a teaching course of your choice; this could be a kata, refereeing or first aid course. Presentation to be in written format and to INCLUDE DIAGRAMS

4th to 5th DAN (black belt)

MUST HAVE HELD 4TH DAN FOR A PERIOD OF NO LESS THAN 5 YEARS

Demonstrate any techniques of the examiners’ choice from the senior set syllabus

Demonstrate KIME-NO-KATA in full BY TEACHING IT TO A CLASS

Hold an INTERNATIONAL REFEREE’S LICENSE and ADVANCED TIMEKEEPER AWARD, and ORGANISED A NATIONAL EVENT (this could be a training course or a competition)

Hold a recognised FIRST AID AWARD

TEACH AT AN AREA EVENT and BE ACCESSED BY NATIONAL COACH on TECHNIQUE, DELIVERY and INTEGRATION OF ALL GRADES

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