Grading takes place every 4 months in Glastonbury under chief instructor of the JKAE sensei Ohta, 7th Dan or with other high grade members of the JKAE Technical Committee . To achieve the various coloured belts leading to the black belt level, eligibility to grade is based upon a student training twice a week. Permission to grade being given by the instructor, and three months must have lapsed between grading.
|4th||Purple (one white stripe)|
|2nd||Brown (one white stripe)|
|1st||Brown (two white stripes)|
Grading dates 2017
Kyu (coloured belts) Grading, St. Dunstan’s School, Glastonbury.
Training times; 10.30am – 12.00am brown and black belts, 12.00am – 1.00pm coloured belts – Grading follows the training
- Sunday 19th March – grading examiner Sensei Ismail
- Sunday 16th July – grading examiner Sensei Ohta
- Sunday 26th November – grading examiner Senseis Glyn Morgan and Giuseppe D’Onofrio