Free Black & Brown Belt Course & Dan Grading
July 15 | 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
THE SYSTEM FOR REGISTERING FOR DAN GRADINGS HAS CHANGED – please see below
INSTRUCTORS : Sensei Jim Brennan (8th Dan) and Sensei Frank Brennan (8th Dan)
10.30 – 12.00 Training for Brown Belts
12.00 – 1.30 Training for Black Belts
2.30 – Grading for 1st and 2nd Dan
TRAINING FEE : FREE
This course is not just for people taking their dan grade. Karateka of 3rd Kyu and above should be attending.
To Register, please complete the following steps
1. Download Grading Form
Please follow the link below to download form.
Please complete and remember to attach a passport-sized photo to your form and bring the form with you to the grading.
Forms and licence book must be presented at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the grading.
Registration must be completed by Thursday 13/7.
Please pay the relevant grading fee to the following account :
Account Name – Karate Union of Great Britain
Account Number – 00254110
Sort Code – 30.15.52
Reference : surname & date of grading (ie. Naylor19/2)
1st Dan – £70
2nd Dan – £80
Re-take (Kata or Kumite only):
1st Dan – £60
2nd Dan – £65
The above fees include a KUGB Dan-grade certificate and registration for successful candidates. Certificates will be sent by post.
3. Email Regional Officer
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information :
Date of Birth
Grade taking (ie. 2nd Dan – Kata only)
KUGB Licence Number
Please ensure your KUGB licence is up-to-date.
4. Permission to grade
Your Instructor MUST complete the form on kugb.me in the box marked ‘Instructors.’
5. Other Information
All those training and grading must bring their current KUGB licence.
Gumshields and KUGB-approved white hand-mitts are compulsory for Jiyu Kumite.
Those who fail a Dan-grading must wait a minimum of three months before a re-take, except when the Examiner specifically states otherwise. In such cases, the required period will be noted on the candidate’s grading form, and this must be retained by the candidate and produced at the re-take.