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 Congratulations to our Members on their recent Dan Grade Promotions:

 
 
 Dan Grade Requirements & Ratification
Wales Karate Federation operates a progressive policy on advancement.
All Promotions will be under the Rules & Regulations of WKF
and in line with their time & age constraints.

Rank

Dan

Minimum Promotion Requirement

Shodan

初段

1st Dan

15 years of age - 3 years of training.

Nidan

弐段

2nd Dan

17 years of age - 2 years since 1st Dan.

Sandan

参段

3rd Dan

20 years of age - 3 years since 2nd Dan.

Yondan

四段

4th Dan

24 years of age - 4 years since 3rd Dan.

Godan

五段

5th Dan

29 years of age - 5 years since 4th Dan.

Rokudan

六段

6th Dan

35 years of age - 6 years since 5th Dan.

Shichidan

七段

7th Dan

42 years of age - 7 years since 6th Dan.

Hachidan

八段

8th Dan

50 years of age - 8 years since 7th Dan.

Kudan

九段

9th Dan

Exceptional lifetime achievement for Karate.

Judan

十段

10th Dan

Exceptional lifetime achievement for Karate.

 
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Congratulations to USKO Chief Instructor Jon Robbins on his long overdue and well-deserved promotion to Rokudan 六段 (6th Dan). Having established his own organisation since 1996, Jon is now playing an active role in the development & promotion of the new "Leading Body" for Karate in Wales........"Wales Karate Federation".

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Congratulations to Wales Karate Federation Chief Executive Officer & Welsh Karate Kai Chief Instructor Paul Scott, on his long overdue and well-deserved promotion to Rokudan 六段 (6th Dan). Having held many of the Senior positions in Welsh Karate over the past 20 years, he continues relentlessly to steer the new "Leading Body" for Karate in Wales........"Wales Karate Federation".

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