Competitive Dan Grade Theory Course

Southern Area Competitive Dan Grade Theory Course

A competitive Dan grade theory course for players 1st Kyu to 4th Dan  will take place on Sunday 11th February 2024 at Croydon Judo Club. The course will be run by Dave Stanley, 7th Dan – Senior Examiner, John Malkinson, 5th Dan – Senior Examiner, Kata Examiner and James Lewis, 3rd Dan – Trainee Senior Examiner 

10:00 to 17:00 booking-in 0930

Closing date for online registration: Tuesday 6th February 2024. No bookings will be taken after this date.

This practical mat-based course is suitable for players graded 1st Kyu to 4th Dan preparing for competitive Dan grade theory assessment. Competitive skills theory examinations will be conducted at the end of the course. If you are interested in completing an examination for 3rd Dan or above on the day,  please contact the organisers ahead of time.

Please bring a pen and notebook, zori and a packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be available. Food is also available for purchase locally (5 min walk from the venue). 

Course content

  • Section 1 Gokyo single techniques
  • Section 4 Kaeshi-waza counters
  • Section 2 Renzoku-waza combinations
  • Section 5 Ne-waza combinations counters
  • Section 3 Renraku-waza combinations
  • Section 6 Kata

The number of sets covered for each section will be dependent upon the grades of the course participants. 

Please note that you must register online via the link above. We are unable to accept email or telephone entries. Please direct any enquiries to Dave Stanley at [email protected] or 01322 663597.