You can see the Grading Syllabus Here

We Normally hold a big all club Grading three times a year - in March, June and December.  We also hold a smaller Grading in September aimed at those who have trained during the summer.  Your Sensei will have information about Grading and will advise you if you are ready to Grade and for which kyu.

Our Next Grading will take place on

Sunday 10th September 2023

in TALLAGHT LEISURE CENTRE - Fortunestown Way, Dublin 24   D24 KX38

Grading for white belt stripes is €14, all other kyu grades €20.  Please register below.



10:30am-12pm & 12.30-2pm

HDKI Ireland Seminar - with Gabriel Van Rel Sensei

Training on Sunday 10:30am to 12pm aimed at High Grades,
training from 12.30pm will facilitate those grading in the afternoon too.

Adults: €30 both sessions; €20 one session only
Children (16yo and under): €20 both sessions; €15 one session only

Pay On The Door Please


Registrations CLOSE on Tuesday 5th September at 12pm (noon).
Absolutely NO GRADING Registrations on the day.
Please Do Not arrive on the day expecting to be Graded without registration as to refuse could offend.


Please HAND IN YOUR HDKI LICENCE BOOK TO YOUR SENSEI on/before Tuesday the 5th of September.  If you haven't registered for a license yet you can do so here.  Please check your license is Valid (expiration date is usually one year after the last date in the Annual Fees section near the back of the book before Notes) and if you need to renew you can do so when registering for grading on this form (see below).

You can contact Susannah at or call 085 1412828

Register for September Grading here

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Sunday 10th September*
Training: 10am-2pm Black belts and Kyu Grades 6th Kyu and above; Children €20, Adults €30. Please pay for training on the day at the door.
You can renew your HDKI Licence here. You CANNOT register for a New Licence or order a replacement here - please go to the full Licence form.

Grading Checklist

a) Register For Grading

b) Hand in your HDKI Licence (check valid, renew if required) before the deadline


b) Register for a New HDKI Licence

c) Prepare your White Karate Dogi (suit), wear no accessories.

d) Arrive in good time on the right day in Tallaght Leisure Centre.