Dan Grading

From: £65.00

For Dan Grading order instructions, please follow the How to apply for a dan grading on the GKI website document

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Please see table below for cost breakdown and requirements.

All applicants must have an up to date GKI Licence or affiliated association/dojo membership.

The GKI registration fee (less the £2.50 or €3 Registrar Fee) is returned if the candidate is not successful.

Normally, no person will be tested without the permission of his/her instructor.

Grade AttemptedExamination Fee Registration Fee Age RangeTime Since Last GradingExaminers
1 Dan (junior)£35/€40£30/€3512 - 139 monthsTwo minimum from the Technical Panel except at Mini Gasshukus. Chair by GKI 7th Dan
1 Dan (cadet)£40/€45£30/€3514 - 151 YearTwo minimum from the Technical Panel except at Mini Gasshukus. Chair by GKI 7th Dan
2 Dan (cadet)£45/€50£30/€3516 - 172 years (See Note 3)Two minimum from the Technical Panel except at Mini Gasshukus. Chair by GKI 7th Dan
1 Dan£45/€50£30/€3516+1 yearTwo minimum from the Technical Panel except at Mini Gasshukus. Chair by GKI 7th Dan
2 Dan£50/€55£30/€3518+2 years Two minimum from the Technical Panel except at Mini Gasshukus. Chair by GKI 7th Dan
3 Dan£60/€65£30/€3521+3 yearsTwo minimum from the Technical Panel except at Mini Gasshukus. Chair by GKI 7th Dan
4 Dan£70/€75£30/€3525+4 yearsTwo minimum from the Technical Panel except at Mini Gasshukus. Chair by GKI 7th Dan
5 Dan£80/€85£30/€3530+5 yearsTwo minimum from the Technical Panel except at Mini Gasshukus. Chair by GKI 7th Dan
6 Dan £90/€85£30/€3536+6 yearsChair by GKI 8th Dan
Higher grades£90/€85£30/€35continuescontinuesChair - Chief Instructor

Notes:

  1. An additional fee of £10 or €10 will be charged if the application is not made on line at least one month before the test.
  2. The examination fee may be changed at a mini Gasshuku or where the Gasshuku examiners agree to a lower fee.
  3. 1 year from cadet 2nd Dan to adult 2nd Dan