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Equality and Diversity Policy

Free Black & Brown Belt Course and Black Belt Grading

Instructors: Sensei A Sherry, 9th Dan, and another senior KUGB Sensei

Trinity Sports Centre
Cambridge Street
M15 6HP

Notes about the venue;
Car parking is at the rear of the building and the entrance is on Boundary Lane NOT Cambridge Street.
The Centre is part of Trinity High School.
There are no food vending facilities at the venue, only drinks. It is therefore advisable to bring your own, or alternatively there are plenty of places to eat within walking distance as the Centre is located very close to the University of Manchester and Manchester city centre.


Training for Brown Belts - 10.00am to 11.30am
Training for Black Belts - 11.30am to 1.00pm
Grading for 1st and 2nd Dan - 2.00pm onwards


All those training and grading must bring their current KUGB licence.
Those grading must bring a completed official permission form, signed by their Instructor, and a recent passport-size photograph.
Forms etc must be presented at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the grading.
Gumshields and KUGB approved white hand-mitts are compulsory for Jiyu Kumite.

The training course is free.

The grading fees are as follows: 1st Dan - £70, 2nd Dan - £80
Re-take (Kata or Kumite only): 1st Dan - £60, 2nd Dan - £65

Cheques & POs are payable to KUGB

The above fees include a KUGB Dan-grade certificate and registration for successful candidates. Certificates will be sent by post.

Those who fail a Dan-grading must wait a minimum of three months before a re-take, except when the Examiner specifically states otherwise. In such cases, the required period will be noted on the candidates grading form, and this must be retained by the candidate and produced at the re-take.