Llandudno Karate Association is the largest most successful karate specific dojo in North Wales.
Up to 3rd Dan (Sandan) all Dan Grade promotions will be made by way of a Grading examination. For 4th Dan (Yondan) and above, Associations will promote currently practicing Karate-Ka who have in their Associations opinion contributed to the furtherance of Karate within the Association.
Dan Grades & Dan Grade assessments take place every 4 months. Students must attend their required assessments in order to complete their Dan Grade. Dan Grades hold a £100 examination & registration fee, and is payable prior to day of grade.
1st Dan, minimum 3 years training & 15 years+
2nd Dan, 2 years since 1st Dan & 17 years +
3rd Dan, 3 years since 2nd Dan & 20 years +
4th Dan, 4 years since 3rd Dan & 24 years +
5th Dan, 5 years since 4th Dan & 29 years +
6th Dan, 6 years since 5th Dan & 35 years +
7th Dan, 7years since 6th Dan & 42 years +
8th Dan, 8 years since 7th Dan & 50 years +
9th Dan, Awarded for exceptional lifetime achievement for Karate.
10th Dan, Awarded for exceptional lifetime achievement for Karate.