When you complete your training level, you will be able to go for grading. It is your responsibility to attend regularly to your training.

Kyu Gradings are held every 3 to 4 months. In order to qualify for grading, a minimum of 24 (3 Times/week) training sessions must be attended. Good spirit and attitude must be shown and a suitable improvement in the student’s Karate. 

Kyu gradings are cheap and any member over Sandan or with 15 years of training can, after taking the grading examiners test, grade students.

All dan grades are registered in IKD-Headquarters . If you want Karate with an impeccable lineage and a future this is it.

Basic( techniques)
Kata
Kumite
 
Kyu Grades
There are ten levels Kyu Grades to Black Belt:

Belt Colour

Grade

Category

Time Frame

Kata

White

10th Kyu

Beginner

1-2 months

Taikyoku Shodan or Heian Shodan

Red

9th Kyu

Beginner

1-2 months

 Taikyoku Shodan or Heian Shodan

Yellow

8th Kyu

Novice

3 months

Heian Shodan

Orange

7th Kyu

Novice

3 months

Heian Nidan

Green

6th Kyu

Intermediate

6 months

Heian Sandan

Blue

5th Kyu

Intermediate

6-8 months

Heian Yondan

Purple

4th Kyu

Intermediate

6-8 months

Heian Godan 

Brown

3rd Kyu

Advanced

6-12 months

Tekki Shodan 

Brown

2nd Kyu

Advanced

6-12 months

Heian Shodan ~ Tekki Shodan 

Brown

1st Kyu

Advanced

6-12 months

Heian Shodan ~ Tekki Shodan

Black

Shodan

Senior

1-2  years

– Heian Shodan ~ Tekki Shodan
Black

Nidan

Senior

2-3  years

Bassai-Dai, Kanku-Dai, Enpi, Jion

Black

Sandan

Senior

3-4  years

Bassai-Dai, Kanku-Dai, Enpi, Jion, Jitte, Gankaku,  Hangetsu

Black

Yondan

Senior

4-5  years

All Shotokan Kata 

 

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