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EGKA Summer Gusshuku weekend on the 1st and 2nd June 2019

We look forward to greeting you at the EGKA training and IOGKF grading weekend that begins at 12:00 on Saturday, 1st June 2019.

Training Venue:

Harewood College,
Harewood Ave,
Tel: 01202 398451

Saturday Training Session:

12:00 to 16:00 - All adult/cadet grades.
12:00 to 14:30 - Juniors up to 13 years old at the discretion of their instructors.

Saturday Grading Registration

11:30 to 11:45 - Course registration.
16:00 to 17:00 - Grading registration for Junior, cadets and adult grading candidates.

Sunday Training Times:

09:00 to 12:00 - All junior, cadet and adult grades.

All students intending to grade on Sunday must attend the Saturday and Sunday training sessions.

Grading: Sunday Afternoon

12:30 - 12:50 Written examination (Adult Shodan to Sadan grades).
13:00 - 16:00 Junior, Cadet and Adult Grading.

Training Fees:

  Saturday Sunday Both Days
Adults (18yrs & above) £35 £20 £45
Cadets (14yrs to 17yrs) £20 £15 £30
Juniors (13yrs or younger) £15 £15 £25

Family concession: Only first two highest fee-paying members of the immediate family pay - the others train for free.

Grading Registration Process - Please read carefully.

Please ensure that you have pre-registered via your instructor to Sensei Ernie and the EGKA Membership Secretary by the 18th May 2019 with the following detail:
Junior or Adult.
Current Grade.
Date Grade obtained.
Test Grade.
Retest Y/N.
All Dan grading candidates must have submitted a brief karate CV.
All candidates MUST have attended at least two EGKA courses in the 12 months prior to their grading (this Summer Gasshuku does not count if you are grading). Tournaments do count for Juniors and Cadets (under 18 years).

Grading Forms

Grading registration for all candidates will be 16:00-17:00 on Saturday.  You will need your completed form, licence book and fee.

Please make sure you use the latest version available for download here:

Dan Grade Registration Form
Kyu Grade Registration Form

Please retain your grading form and bring it with you to hand to Philip Norfolk on Saturday afternoon while registering.

Grading Fees

Candidates will be able to register at the Grading Registration Desk and pay for their gradings during the course registration. PLEASE NOTE: For administrative reasons we cannot accept cheques for amounts that combine training and grading fees.

Grading Fees Brown Belts Adult Black belts Junior Black Belts
  1st Kyu: £40 Shodan: £120 Shodan: £100
  2nd Kyu: £40 Nidan: £150 Nidan: £120
  3rd Kyu: £40 Sandan: £200  

Please bring the correct cash or cheque made payable to the "EGKA" to be handed over with your registration form and licence book.

Grading fees will not be refunded if a student does not pass. That student will be given a 50% reduction in the grading fee when they retest at either of the next two grading sessions.

EGKA Membership

Every person applying to grade must ensure their EGKA membership is up to date and in force over the grading weekend.

To renew expired membership, please click here.

If you have any questions regarding the grading weekend, please contact Philip Norfolk on 07771 932 963 or secretary@egka.org.uk

Venue: Harewood Ave, Bournemouth