Judo Saskatchewan Grading Committee

Judo uses a progression system to promote participants who have attained specific skill and knowledge proficiencies. This progression is tracked using different colours of belts. The progression system is divided in two: Kyu Grades (White to Brown) and Dan Ranks (Black).
The Kyu grades are defined in the Mudansha (Kyu) grade syllabus and are administered by clubs across the country.  These levels are designed to progressively learn judo techniques and culture. 
Dan grades include 10 degrees starting from the black belt (Shodan). These degrees were created in order to perfect the techniques and to develop the culture of judo.  Dan grades are defined in the Yudansha (Dan) grade syllabus and are administered by Judo Canada Grading Committee and Provincial /Territorial Grading Committees. 

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Yudansha Grading for Spring 2024   Application Deadline CLOSED

Spring Provincial Grading - Moose Jaw Koseikan Judo Club, 10:00 - June 1st, 2024
10:00 - White Gi Mandatory, Spectators welcome, but they may not interfere with the grading process. Videotaping will not be allowed during the exams. 

Yudansha Supplimental Grading for Summer 2024   Application Deadline June 10th, 2024

Summer Provincial (Supplimental) Grading - Moose Jaw Koseikan Judo Club,  - July 27-28, 2024
White Gi Mandatory, Spectators welcome, but they may not interfere with the grading process. Videotaping will not be allowed during the exams.

All potential candidates for both streams must have their grading documents filed with Judo Canada by the deadline June 10th, 2024 or they will not be eligible for the grading. They must also have their passports in hand at the grading to be submitted with their grading documents.

There are no exceptions to this rule.

Please read the grading guidelines above. A link to the Judo Canada website is also provided there to access the application forms for each stream. Please note that the Head Instructor for the candidate must give his/her approval before the application process is startedHead sensei will notify the grading committee if they wish to go for grading.
The Provincial Grading Committee will give their approval upon notification by Judo Canada. Please feel free to contact any member of the Grading Committee if there are still questions.

Tentative Winter Grading December 7th, 2024.

Judo Saskatchewan Grading Process Guidelines


Last updated June, 2023.

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