British Judo has
recently adopted a Theory grading system, from Red-Brown,
with a chose of Competitive or Technical Dan grades (Black
Belt) details of which are below;
Kyu Grading System
Players from age
15 years upwards follow the British Judo Kyu grading scheme.
From 1st Aprl 2008 Novice to 1st Kyu theory grades, these
can be gained “in house” and tests are carried
out by the coaching team.
- Red belt:
Novice, 6th Kyu
- Yellow belt:
- Orange belt:
- Green belt:
- Blue belt:
belt: 1st Kyu.
Grading Syllabus and information
A player must be
at least 15 years before they can begin to fight for points
for their black belt. Points can be gained at either gradings
or “point scoring” competitions. For every Ippon
win a player receives 10 points, depending on their age, depends
on the number of points needed. Alternatively they can face
a “line up”, this is where they fight 4 people
consecutively, if they win all their fights they are awarded
their black belt, 1st Dan. The process repeats through to
Red & White
belts 6th Dan to 8th Dan, these are awarded for services to
9th and 10th are Red belts with 10th being the highest usualy acheived.