All candidates must possess a valid WIKF Passport (Membership License) Juniors can grade for 1st & 2nd Dan only. Juniors taking 1st Dan may choose only one Ohyo Gumite, Kihon Gumite and Kata from the grading syllabus. Juniors taking 2nd Dan may choose as well only one Ohyo Gumite, Kihon Gumite, Kata and Tanto Dori. Juniors taking senior 2nd Dan or senior 3rd Dan must first complete the full senior 1st or 2nd Dan examination.
A grading application fee of £40 will be collected from all applicants prior to the examination.
SHODAN: Regular practice as 1st kyu minimum 9 months
NIDAN: Regular practice as Shodan minimum 18 months
SANDAN: Regular practice as Nidan minimum 3 years
YODAN: Regular practice as Sandan minimum 4 years
GODAN: Regular practice as Yondan minimum 5 years.
Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Dan grades are awarded at the discretion of Sensei Wicks following regular practice and when the respective minimum time in grade requirements of 6, 7, and 8 years are met.
Candidates must wear a clean white Gi, and bring sparring mitts, plus pen and paper for the written test.
Registration of Dan Grade:
(Fee payable by successful applicants only)
SHODAN £130, NIDAN £140, SANDAN £150, YONDAN £180, GODAN £210, ROKUDAN £250, SHICHIDAN £300, HACHIDAN £300.
JUNIOR’S – SHODAN £80, JUNIOR’S – NIDAN £100
KIHON TSUKI & KERI (ALL GRADES)
(1) Kette Junzuki
(2) Kette Gyakuzuki
(3) Kette Junzuki no Tsukomi
(4) Kette Gyakuzuki no Tsukomi
(6) Jodan Mawashigeri
(7) Chudan Ushirogeri
(8) Surikomi Jodan Sokuto
RENRAKU WAZA – (ALL GRADES)
Hidari Hamni Gamae
OKURIASHI-URAKEN-CHUDAN—JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-ASHI-BARAI-USHIROGERI, URAKEN- JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, MIGI-MAWASHIGERI- GEDAN, HIDARI-MAWASHIGERI-CHUDAN.
TOBIKOMIZUKI-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, NAGASHIZUKI-JODAN, MAWATE-URAKEN-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI – CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-MAWASHIGERI-CHUDAN, UCHIASHI-BARAI, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN.
ZENSHINSHITE NAGASHIZUKI-JODAN, GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, SURIKOMI-MAEGERI-CHUDAN,(MAEGERI UKE) GYAKUZUKI-CHUDAN, HIDARI-HIZAGERI, MIGI-FURIUCHI-EMPI.
Obviously change for right stance. Migi Hamni Gamae.
Required for all grades up to 3rd Dan (4th and 5th Dan applicants will not do Sanbon Gumite)
Jodan Uke (1 & 4) Maegeri Uke (2 & 6)
|Ohyo Gumite||Kihon Gumite||Tanto Dori||Idori||Tachi Dori|
|SHODAN:||4 & 5||3 & 7||None||None||None|
|NIDAN:||3 & 6||2 & 5||2 & 8||None||None|
|SANDAN:||5 & 7||4 & 8||5 & 9||2||None|
|YONDAN:||Any two||Any two||4 & 10||4||2 & 4|
|Any two||Any two||Any two||Any two||Any two|
GODAN (over 50 yrs) will be awarded at Sensei Wick’s discretion
SHODAN – Kushanku & Chinto
NIDAN – Chinto & Rohai + Pinan chosen on day
SANDAN – Chinto & Wanshu + Pinan chosen on day
YONDAN – Jion + one advanced kata + Pinan chosen on the day
GODAN – Any two – plus Pinan chosen on day