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2019 Special Dan Grade Course & Senior Dan Grading - Chesterfield

Sunday 31st March 2019


INSTRUCTORS : Sensei Andy Sherry (9th Dan), Sensei Bob Poynton (8th Dan) and Sensei Frank Brennan (8th Dan)


Training : 11.00am - 1.00pm

Grading for Sandan and above - 2.00pm onwards



This free training course is for KUGB Dan grades only. The grading is for those taking Sandan and above.

All those training and grading must bring their current KUGB licence. Those grading must bring a completed official permission form, signed by their Instructor, and a recent passport-size photograph. Candidates should also present their Special Course Record Slip.

Forms etc must be presented at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the grading.

Gumshield and approved hand-mitts are compulsory for Kumite.


3rd Dan - £90 
4th Dan - £100 
5th Dan - £110 
6th Dan - Free

Re-take (Kata or Kumite only):

3rd Dan - £70 
4th Dan - £75 
5th Dan - £80 
6th Dan - Free

Cheques & POs should be payable to KUGB.

The above fees include a KUGB Dan-grade certificate and registration for successful candidates. Cheques & POs should be payable to KUGB. Certificates will be sent by post.

Those taking 5th Dan and above must have provided a typed thesis of 1500-2000 words to the secretary of the Technical Committee at the KUGB Administration Office at least one month prior to the course. Those taking 6th Dan should also include a typed CV.

Those who fail a Dan-grading may re-take their grading at the next Special Dan Course.


Download this file (KUGB Dan Grading Exam Form  2018.pdf)Grading form for Dan Grade [ ] 31 kB
Download this file (KUGB Permission Slip  2018.pdf)Permission Slip [ ] 27 kB
Location Queen's Park Leisure Centre, Chesterfield S40 2ND