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 17th June

in CLONDALKIN LEISURE CENTRE - Old Nangor Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 D22 E283


and Sunday 18th June 2023

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

All Adults and Teens should grade on Saturday.

All attempting Purple (5th kyu) and above grade on Saturday from 2pm.

All children attempting stripes on a white belt or an Orange belt grade on Sunday Morning from 11am.

All children attempting Red, Yellow or Green belts grade on Sunday Afternoon from 2pm.

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


Saturday 10am-12pm, 12.30-2pm in CLONDALKIN LEISURE CENTRE

HDKI Ireland Seminar with Paul Uren, 6th Dan

Training on Saturday 10am 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 - or you can see more and book both Saturday sessions on



Sunday 10am - 11am  Training for white belts and children attempting Orange belt
€12 Pay on the Door Please

Sunday 1pm - 2pm  Training for children attempting Red, Yellow and Green Belts.
€12 Pay on the Door Please

Registrations CLOSE on Tuesday 13th June 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 13th of June.  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 (and update a licence) here

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.