FREE Black & Brown Belt Course – Wales

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FREE Black & Brown Belt Course – Wales

October 29 | 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

INSTRUCTORS : Sensei Billy Higgins (8th Dan) and Sensei Frank Brennan (8th Dan)

TIMES :10.30 – 12.00 Training for Brown Belts

12.00 – 1.30 Training for Black Belts

2.30 – Grading for 1st and 2nd Dan

COST : FREE – please see below for Grading Fees


REGISTER – Grading or Training only

To register to grade, please go to the KUGB app which can be downloaded from the App Store (Apple users) and the Play Store (Android users). On the App you can access and update your KUGB licence profile, update your licence, book into events and much more. 

Please view the photos below if you need further help   






You should have already received an email regarding the app, but if you have any problems please contact


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.

Please note : Your Instructor MUST complete the Permission box on your grading form.



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.

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 candidates grading form, and this must be retained by the candidate and produced at the re-take.


All those training and grading must bring their current KUGB licence.  Gumshields and KUGB-approved white hand-mitts are compulsory for Jiyu Kumite.

This course is not just for people taking their dan grade. Karateka of 3rd Kyu and above should be attending.


October 29
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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