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2019 Free Black & Brown Belt Course & Dan Grading - Manchester

Sunday, 2nd June, 2019


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


10.00 - 11.30 Training for Brown Belts

11.30 - 1.00 Training for Black Belts

2.00 - Grading for 1st and 2nd Dan




Car parking is at the rear of the building and the entrance is on Boundary Lane NOT Cambridge Street.
The Centre is part of Trinity High School.
There are no food vending facilities at the venue, only drinks. It is therefore advisable to bring your own, or alternatively there are plenty of places to eat within walking distance as the Centre is located very close to the University of Manchester and Manchester city centre.


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.
Forms etc must be presented at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the grading.
Gumshields and KUGB approved white hand-mitts are compulsory for Jiyu Kumite.


1st Dan - £70, 2nd Dan - £80
Re-take (Kata or Kumite only): 1st Dan - £60, 2nd Dan - £65

Cheques are payable to KUGB

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.

Location Trinity Sports Centre Cambridge Street Hulme Manchester M15 6HP