Students will be able to grade for their next colour belt with the permission of the Club Instructors after completing a minimum of 26 hours of regular training. Students will also need a valid ISKF UK licence.
The belt colour system used by ISKF is as follows:
10th kyu - white
9th kyu - yellow
8th kyu - orange
7th kyu - red
6th kyu - green
5th kyu - purple
4th kyu - purple with stripe
3rd kyu - brown
2nd kyu - brown with stripe
1st kyu - brown with two stripes
1st dan and above - black
In order to pass a grading, students must demonstrate appropriate ability for the level in kihon (basics), kata (forms) and kumite (sparring).
Click here for the ISKF Kyu grade (colour belt) and Dan grade (blackbelt) syllabus.
See links to the left for useful kihon, kata and kumite videos.