Dan grading rules:

Application can be made by any SKDUN member. The gradings are usually held on a gasshuku at the European and World championships (April, October). SKDUN/JKA rules for gradings apply (time between gradings). Applicants must obtain their instructor’s written permisson for grading. Passport photo and last three grading certificates also required. To be submitted (uploaded) with the online application.

Dan grading fees (examination):

  • Shodan €60
  • Nidan €80
  • Sandan €140
  • Yondan €190
  • Godan €220
  • Rokudan €350
  • Nanadan €450
  • Hachidan €600
  • Administrative fee including dan grade diploma €30 for all grades
It is important to inform the Examination panel of any relevant medical conditions or disabilities. This is for health & safety reasons. Reasonable adjustements can be made.
The examination is taken at your own risk and you should have an appropriate insurance cover.
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 5 files.
Please upload a passport type photo of yourself, scan or photo of your last three grading certificates and a relevent page from your Budo pass/licence book.