All applicants for
Dan Grading are required to
have attended and participated fully in a minimum of 2
SKIFSponsored Seminars (International, National or Regional, Events, or Special
Training...Tournaments do NOT count) within
the previous twelve months
prior to Dan testing. " Dan
candidates and/or those
seeking to test for senior Dan grades must show
evidence of having trained with other Senior grade SKIF Yudansha...teaching
classes in one's Dojo does not constitute additional training.
YONDAN GRADING EXERCISES - 4th Degree Black Belt
All YONDAN Grading is done by
Hirokazu Kanazawa Kancho.
Application for Grading should be submitted to
the SKIF-USA Technical Committee through SKIF-USA Headquarters and
should include a 3-5 page paper on the applicant's research in
Applicant should be able to demonstrate his/her research.
At the time of the Grading, Kancho will inform
you as to the exact movements, techniques, Kata and/or Kumite you
will need to execute.
You should be prepared to demonstrate:
Kata of your choice with bunkai
Kata of examiner's choice
Ability to teach basic techniques
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