Kyu Grade Examinations.
Waiting time between each Kyu grade is a minimum of 3 months training based upon a minimum 3 hours of training per week.
Waiting time for 1st Kyu taking Shodan is a minimum of 6 months training.
All 1st Kyu examination must be taken on an association Black & Brown Belt course.
For 1st Kyu to be eligible to grade to Shodan a minimum of 2 association Black & Brown Belt courses must be trained on during the 12 month period prior to the examination.