contact us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

This form will put you straight in touch with one of the Sensei's from Llandudno Karate Association.  Whatever the question, ask away!! 

Hajime Hiro
Council Street West, Llandudno, LL30 1ED
Wales

07909 357 357

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Dan Grades

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.

 

Shodan

1st Dan, minimum 3 years training & 15 years+

Nidan

2nd Dan, 2 years since 1st Dan & 17 years +

Sandan

3rd Dan, 3 years since 2nd Dan & 20 years +

Yondan

4th Dan, 4 years since 3rd Dan & 24 years +

Godan

5th Dan, 5 years since 4th Dan & 29 years +

Rokudan

6th Dan, 6 years since 5th Dan & 35 years +

Nanadan

7th Dan, 7years since 6th Dan & 42 years +

Hachidan

8th Dan, 8 years since 7th Dan & 50 years +

Kyudan

9th Dan, Awarded for exceptional lifetime achievement for Karate.

Judan

10th Dan, Awarded for exceptional lifetime achievement for Karate.