Junior Judo Grading System

Only registered Technical Board Dan Grades of the International Bushido Association (IBA) are permitted to assess and grade members of Andover’s Junior Judo Club. This normally happens up to twice a year. New students wear a WHITE BELT and proceed through to the grades by the grading system.   These are achieved by learning techniques such as throws,…

Junior Judo Grading Syllabus

If you ask me what belt I am today…I’ll tell you that I’m a white belt that never gave up.” – Jean Jacques Machado. Try to tell your kids not to worry too much about grading and trying to achieve their next belt. Just remind them that it isn’t about being better than someone else in the class, but just…