THE BLACK BELT GRADING
The Black Belt grading is unlike any other coloured belt (Kup) grading you have done previously, so does require a lot of preparation and forethought.
Please do read through the requirements listed below in order to be accepted onto the Poom/Dan grading itself.
Black Belt Grading Pre Requirements
Candidates must have trained with no breaks for at least 6 months immediately before they undertake the assessment.
Candidates must have participated in or coached in at least one competition before their Poom/Dan grade assessment.
Candidates must have attended Black Belt Class consistently for at least 6 months.
Poom and Dan grade applicants must wait the number of years of their current grade before their next assessment.
Cadet & Adult candidates must be willing to volunteer for one night a week in order to assist with classes for a minimum of one month.
1st Dan/Poom Syllabus
3rd Dan/Poom Syllabus
5th Dan Syllabus
2nd Dan/Poom Syllabus
4th Dan Syllabus
ESSENTIAL TERMINOLOGY REQUIRED FOR BLACK BELT
How Much Is The Grading?
Grading Prices include Chung Do Kwan certification and an embroidered belt.
1st Dan/Poom --------------- £200
2nd Dan/Poom --------------- £250
3rd Dan/Poom --------------- £300
What Else Is There To Know?
Itinerary For Black Belt Grading
1pm – Meet at Danson Park Boathouse.
Lateness will result in exclusion from the rest of the grading unless under absolute extenuating circumstances. The run is the footpath around Danson Park Lake. To be run clockwise from Danson Park Boathouse.
1:10pm – Run begins
1:40pm – Briefing and times disclosed
2pm – Arrive at the Academy
2:15pm – Grading begins at this time sharp. Starting with the timed muscle endurance aspect of fitness.
Lateness will result in exclusion from the rest of the grading unless under absolute extenuating circumstances.
4:15pm – Presentation
4:30pm – End
No refreshments or toilet breaks will be allowed on the mat. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they are sufficiently nourished until the main part of the grading starts