Black belt grading: 19th to 21st April '24

April 2024 Black Belt Grading

We politely remind you that YOU MUST have:

  • Recently attended & Sucessfully Completed at least 3 mandatory pre-gradings in the last two months period this year.
  • Black Belts Must attend the South East Black Belt Seminar
  • Attended & sucessfully completed at least 1 mandatory pre-gradings during every 6 months since attaining your Red Belt (your 2nd Kup), (similarly since your previous grading for higher grade students).
  • Also maintained continuous membership, continuous training & attendance since your previous grading.
  • Obtained your instructors prior agreement & approval that you are ready to grade (so chat with them at least 6 months before to get their advice and assistance to help you prepare).
  • You will be grading on one day within the three day period, see below.
  • PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY in your WHITE DOBOK (training Suit) so that you are not late for your grading.



Hellidon Lakes Hoteland Golf Resort, Daventry, NN11 6GG Tel. 01327 262550. 


South East area students grading days/times are:

Black belts - (Dan grades): Friday 19th April 2024
  • Starting time 9.30 am for 1st Dans
  • Starting time 12:00pm for 2nd Dans
  • Starting time 1:15 pm for 3rd & 4th Dans
1st Kup - (ie: black stripes): Sunday 21st April 2024
  • Starting time 11:00 for all 1st Kups.  


There are various notes, helpful tips etc, in News, Calendar & the Resources for your grade. All on

Parents & others escorting students to the grading CANNOT actually watch the grading nor enter the grading practice or student areas. However, parents etc may ofcourse remain in the hotel during the time the student is actually grading. Everyone is asked to please abide by the hotel rules & show respect to others including non TKD guests on the premises. Once the grading for the student is over people are asked to please leave the hotel premises within 15 minutes.

FINALLY, Anyone showing symptoms of covid or recently tested positive should ofcourse not come to the venue at all.


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