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 Saturday 4th of December from 5pm (approx) for high grades and adults (attempting purple and above and all adults/teens) and Sunday 5th of December in two sessions from 2pm approx (training 1pm to 2pm) and 4.30pm approx (training 3.30pm to 4.30pm)

Venue is the Sports Hall (Sports Centre) Wesley College Dublin, Ballinteer.

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

TRAINING with Simon Bligh 6th Dan and Ricardo Galina 6th Dan: On Saturday:  1pm to 3pm (aimed at high grades) and 3.15pm to 4.45pm. Please see HDKI Ireland for more.

Training Costs:  Saturday, adults (16yo+ members) both sessions €30, 1 session €20
Saturday, children (under 16yo) both sessions €20, 1 session €15

Sunday Training, 1-2pm before Grading at 2pm;   3:30-4:30pm before grading at 4.30pm.  1 session €12

PAY ON THE DOOR - Preferably cash for speed.

Absolutely NO GRADING Registrations on the day. Please Do Not arrive on the day expecting to be Graded without registration and appointment as to refuse could offend.

COVID-19 - Training and Grading will be in accordance to ONAKAI (NGB) regulations.

Please HAND IN YOUR HDKI LICENCE BOOK TO YOUR SENSEI on/before the 30th of November (Tuesday).  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 now on this form. NOTE YOU CAN RENEW WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR GRADING ON THIS FORM (below)

You can contact Susannah at or call 085 1412828

Register for Grading Here

Sorry - you can no longer register for Grading this weekend (4th and 5th of December).