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2017 YEAR END DAN Grading - NOV 2017


For those who have applied and meet the criteria to be examined for Dan grade promotion.

The Dan Grading will consist of the following components:

  • Batsugun (subject to entries) - from 9:00AM 
  • Kata Examination - will commence following the Batsugun (est from 11:00am or 9:30AM if no Batsugun)
  • Technical (Waza) Examination - will commence following the Kata (est from 12:30pm)

Note - the Technical Exam will commence following the completion of the Batsugun and Kata Examination.

An area of the mat will be made available for any judoka to finalise preparation for their DAN Grading & KATA while the Batsugun is being conducted.



Open to all currently registered 1st Kyu judoka for instant promotion to Sho Dan.

'Early-Bird' Rate ($15) applies until Fri 17 November 2017.

Please note the Batsugun will be conducted subject to entries received (ie the event will be cancelled if there are an insufficent number of competitors).

All successful BATSUGUN applicants must also provide the completed DAN Grading Application and DAN Grading Fee to enable processing of the DAN Grade.


GRADING PANEL - Will consist of the following BBR & Grades Commission members.

BBR Dan Grades Convenor - Phillip McDermott 5th DAN

Examiners (TBC):

  • Peter Herrmann 9th Dan
  • Ivor Endicott-Davies 7th Dan
  • Dale Keogh 6th Dan
  • Alan Broadhead 6th Dan kdk
  • Warren Rosser 5th Dan
  • Robert Ivers 5th Dan
  • Morgan Endicott-Davies 5th Dan
  • Robert Maurency 4th Dan
  • Ernie Wakamatsu 4th Dan



All Grading applications must be completed in full and submitted with the correct Grading Fee and photo to the Judo NSW office PO Box 6441 SILVERWATER NSW 2128 by COB 17 Nov 2017.

The current National JFA Grading Policy and Application Forms may be downloaded by clicking on the below links; 

National Grading Policy (Version 1)


Application Form – 1st Dan to 3rd Dan Grading


Application Form – 4th Dan to 5th Dan Grading


Application Form for Master Grade – 6th Dan & Above


The following must be included with the application form:

  • Points Card or list of points claimed (must be detailed – tournament, opponent’s name and grade, details and dates of refereeing, coaching or administrative positions held)
  • Two passport-sized photographs - alternatively an image can be uploaded onto our membership system at the time of registration for the Dan Grading.
  • Two copies of the completed application forms signed by the applicant and coach.


All Enquiries

Phil McDermott

Phone: (02) 8736 1228



Event Details


Newington Armory, 1 Jamieson St, Silverwater NSW 2127

Event Date:

Sunday 26 November 2017
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