Advanced grading syllabus for Second Dan and above

  • All Dan grades attempting for their grades must have an up-to-date membership of the JFAUK;
  • Have an up-to-date minimum Club Coach Award;
  • Must be proficient in starting and running a session for no less than 30 minutes, to include the importance of warm up and warm down exercises;
  • Have an up-to-date minimum Club Refereeing Course;
  • Have knowledge of the policies and principals of the existing governing Judo body, JFAUK.

FIRST DAN TO SECOND DAN

  • As above;
  • Demonstrate Ketame No kata complete, and contest;
  • Must hold the grade of 1st Dan for a minimum of one year

SECOND DAN TO THIRD DAN

  • Must hold the grade of Second Dan for a minimum of two years;
  • Level Two Coaching Qualification;
  • An up-to-date Refereeing Qualification;
  • Proficient in running a full Judo session for the whole duration, reported by the existing Club Instructor or to be assessed by the area or national grading office;
  • Demonstrate Kaishi No Kata, and contest.

THIRD DAN TO FOURTH DAN

  • Must hold the grade of Third Dan for a minimum of three years;
  • Demonstrate Kime No Kata, and Contest.

FOURTH DAN TO FIFTH DAN

  • Must hold the grade of Fourth Dan for a minimum of four years;
  • Any two Katas of own choice;
  • Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Qualification;
  • Minimum area Refereeing Qualification;
  • Have a record of contribution to the teachings of Judo; and,
  • Contest in a pool or line up

SIXTH DAN AND ABOVE

  • 6th Dan and above will be awarded as Honorary Grade and will be at the discretion of the highest authority of the governing body of JFAUK.