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Belt colours and gradings within Motoha Yoshin Ryu UK

Belt colours and gradings within Motoha Yoshin Ryu UK

Within Motoha Yoshin Ryu JuJutsu, the Japanese do not use a coloured belt system or perform gradings until Shodan (Beginner Dan, often referred to as 1st Dan).  Those training start wearing a white belt and transition directly to black if they pass the grading.

The concept of coloured belts and gradings before black belt level is generally a western, modern addition to many martial arts, with each style often having its own different choice of colours and progression between these.

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Motoha Yoshin Ryu 2015 British Taikai

Motoha Yoshin Ryu 2015 British Taikai

The next Motoha Yoshin Ryu Taikai is happening in June 2015 - Soke arrives from Japan on June 9th and the training events and dates are still in the process of being confirmed, however the following information is where we are at present:

Saturday 13th - Group Training 10:30 to 6pm - Pirelli Social ClubLunch buffet at Pirelli.  Early group meal after training.Sunday 14th - Group Training / Gradings 10:30 to 6pm - Pirelli Social Club

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Next grading date - Tuesday 10th February 2015

Next grading date - Tuesday 10th February 2015

Our next grading will be held on Tuesday 10th February 2015!

We will be holding a junior and adult grading during the usual training sessions, and hopefully everyone should know if they will be taking part - if you have any questions at all, please speak to your instructor at any time.

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