Dan grading are usually held twice a year (June & November) and are announced by the BBR prior to the grading. The Dan grading will also be accompanied with Kata Kenshu and Batsugun competition.
The BBR may alternatively hold a Batsugun tournament for those Judokas attempting to gain promotion through a special competition. The Batsugun tournament is defined by the JA as the following for Shodan promotions:
Five (5) consecutive wins over the entire course of an approved JA Inc. tournament against different opponents of the same grade or higher. The wins must all be by Ippon.
Prior to participating in a Batsugun tournament, the applicant must provide a completed Dan application form.
Click on the links below or download from the JA Website
To be included with application form:
- Points card or list of points claimed (must be detailed – tournament, opponent’s name and grade, details and dates of refereeing, coaching or administrative positions held)
- Two passport-sized photographs
- Two copies of the completed application forms signed by the applicant and coach.
$50.00 for recognition of grades from other organizations, countries etc. and for search ratification and issuing of JA certificate for the appropriate grade.
*All fees include GST
Thereafter grades higher than Nana-Dan will remain at $300.00.
Enquiries and applications to:
BBR Judo NSW Dan Grade Convener
PO Box 6441
Silverwater NSW 2128
or Email to [email protected]
Attaining the Kodokan Dan Grade
Please contact Ivor Endicott-Davis.
Joining the BBR
Newly certified NSW black belt Judokas are encouraged to join and support the BBR.
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