Black Belt Grading information

Posted: 3rd February 2020

Here is some information on the upcoming Black Belt gradings from the TAGB for the APRIL 24th/25th/26th 2020



Our Area is Central England South Grand Master Donnelly, Instructor Master Simon Loveland.

A first Kup is a Red Belt Black Stripe.

All forms & payment are to be handed in on the first session.


All sessions to be held at:





B69 1HE

1st Session – Sunday 1st March 2020

1st and 2nd Kups                  09.00 –  10.30

All Black belts                     10.30 – 12.00


2nd Session – Saturday 14th  March 2020         ( Note this is the Saturday for this session!!!!)

1st and 2nd Kups                 09.00-10.30

All Black belts                    10.30-12.00


3rd Session – Sunday 5th April 2020 including all-star gradings

1st and 2nd Kups                 09.00-11.00

All Black belts                    11.00-13.00


Grading venue and times:

Central England South Group 1 Sunday, the venue for the black belt grading in April 2020 is Hellidon Lakes Hotel and Golf Resort, Daventry, NN11 6GG.

The timings for the grading will be confirmed on the third Black belt session but Group 1 is normally first on that morning.

The grading fees in the form of a cheque, 6 copies of the TAGB Black belt form should be filled in with passport photos: (search TAGB Black Belt PDF or click here here:   ).

Attend all three sessions with standard clean ironed white suit and belt, and full sparring equipment.

Get your grading record booklet signed at every session.

Hand your forms to Master Loveland for signing by the middle of February, and then hand the filled in forms to Master Carter on the FIRST session.

If anything is incorrect on the form or the cheque, training record booklet or sessions haven’t been attended, club training hasn’t been attended,  you won’t be permitted to take this grading.



Don’t be late! ( in fact be early).

Attend all sessions for training between now and the grading date.

Train for between 3 and 15 hours per week on your own at home- practise!




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