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 11th of June from 2pm (approx) for high grades and adults (attempting purple, 5th kyu, and above and all adults/teens)

Sunday 12th of June in two sessions from 11am (training 10am to 11am) for white belts and children going for an Orange belt (12th, 11th, 10th and 9th kyu)
and 2pm (training 1pm to 2pm)
for children going for a Red, Yellow or Green belt (8th, 7th and 6th kyu).

In Tallaght Leisure Centre, Furtunestown Way, Dublin 24

Location is Tallaght Leisure Centre


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

TRAINING  with Rick Hotton On Saturday:  10 am to 12pm (aimed at high grades) and 12.30pm to 2pm Please see HDKI Ireland for more.

Training Costs:  Saturday, adults (16yo+ members) €35
Saturday, children (under 16yo) €25, or from 2.30pm €15

Sunday Training, 10-11am before Grading at 11am;   1-2pm before grading at 2pm.  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.


Sorry - Grading Registrations for our Grading on the 11th and 12th of June 2022 are now closed.  Our next Gradings will be in September and December.

Please HAND IN YOUR HDKI LICENCE BOOK TO YOUR SENSEI on/before the 7th of June (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