We would like to congratulate everyone on passing their grades. Well done keep up the hard work and you will achieve your long term goals.
THE 1ST KYU & 1ST DAN GRADING HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.(Please can you make sure that you have knowledge of Gichin Funakoshi, Dojo Kun and Dojo Etiquette. Ensure that you have written your Black Belt letter and have been assessed by Sensei Chris).
ALL 1ST KYU’S AND 1ST DANS WILL TAKE A WRITTEN TEST ON THE PRECEPTS, DOJO KUN AND GICHIN FUNAKOSHI. THEN THIS WILL LEAD INTO THE GRADING (THIS WILL BE RECORDED) THE RESULTS FOR 1ST KYU AND 1ST DAN WILL NOT BE GIVEN ON THE DAY AS SENSEI DAVID WILL BE REVIEWING THE FOOTAGE AS WELL.
SJK’S next general grading will be held approx May/June 2018.
THE PRE- LESSON WILL BE HELD FROM 10:00 FOLLOWED BY THE GENERAL GRADING. (ALL STUDENTS GRADING MUST ATTEND THE PRE-LESSON).
ALL 1ST KYUS & DANS GRADING CAN ATTEND THE PRE-LESSON AT 10AM IF THEY WANT TO.
PLEASE SEE YOUR INSTRUCTOR FOR COMPLETION OF GRADING FORMS.
ALL STUDENTS FROM ORANGE BELT MUST HAVE AN UP TO DATE LICENCE AND INSURANCE TO GRADE AND HAVE A MINIMUM OF 21 OFFICIAL SJK LESSONS BETWEEN EACH GRADING. PLEASE CHECK THE BACK OF YOUR LICENCE FOR YOUR INSURANCE EXPIRY DATE. NEW BEGINNERS WILL NEED TO APPLY FOR A LICENCE AND INSURANCE AND HAVE A MINIMUM OF 12 OFFICIAL SJK LESSONS TO TRY FOR YOUR 10TH KYU (WHITE WITH ORANGE STRIPE) OR 21 OFFICIAL SJK LESSONS TO ATTEMPT 9TH KYU (ORANGE).
Requests for Dan grading must be made in writing to Sensei David or Sensei Christine and must have a minimum of 9 months regular training (60 lessons minimum) and knowledge of Gichin Funakoshi, the Precepts Dojo Etiquette and Dojo Kun. http://sjkkarate.co.uk/dojo-kun-etiquette/
The following syllabus are just a general guide for each grade.