|Board of Examiners Meeting:||Saturday, Nov 19, 2016|
|Next Exam:||Saturday, Nov 19, 2016
All candidates must be present (no exceptions)
|Paperwork Deadline:||Friday, Oct 14, 2016|
|Location:||City College of San Francisco, 50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, CA 94112, USA|
Shodan: Nage No Kata (First 3 sets as tori)
Nidan: Nage No Kata (All 5 sets as tori)
Options for kata requirement:
- Complete required number of Nage No Kata Clinic sessions at Soko Joshi and submit certificate from CENCO with other paperwork prior to deadline. Alternately, candidate may also complete required sessions with another qualified clinician and submit statement from clinician.
- Shodan: 2 Sessions
- Nidan: 3 Sessions
- Nage No Kata competition record
- Nage No Kata certificate from another Yundanshakai
- Candidate may perform kata in person at promotional exam in lieu of certificate.
Checklist for All Yudansha
- Valid USJF registration for the time in grade period required (or back fees paid)
- USJF Background Check Form and payment for background check payable to “USJF” – Mailed to USJF before the paperwork deadline.
- Mail the following before the paperwork deadline to:
CENCO Promotion Board of Examiners
301 Barclay Ct.
Palo Alto, CA 94306-4118
- Form 20 – Please have your instructor review the completed form before submission
- Form 20 Instructions
- Complete Official Flyer for Promotional Exam on November 19th, 2016.
- Candidate and Instructor Must Attend Board of Examiners Promotion Meeting
- Non-competitor candidates: Complete skills testing at promotional examination demonstrating rank required skills
- Sandan and higher ranks: CENCO board of examiners would like a demonstration of the candidate’s teaching techniques. This demonstration must presented in person at the exam. The presentation should be about 20 minutes in length. The demonstration should show the creativity of the candidate by integrating techniques required for their rank in Tachiwaza, Osaekomi waza , Shimewaza, and Kansetsu Waza. It should show combinations, transitions, and turnovers to and from these techniques. The Board of Examiners listens to the candidate’s description and explanation of these techniques as well as the drills and the methods he or she uses to teach these techniques. It should not just be a variation of a technique. See the example below.
- Send copies of the following documentation to CENCO board of examiners secretary email@example.com before paperwork submission deadline
- Form 20
- Background check certificate (if not applying for a new one)
- Digital copy of passport photo
- Kata certificate (if required) or dates of kata clinic
- Proof of previous rank (Nidan and higher candidates)
- Any supporting documentation such as other certificates
Obtaining Kodokan Rank
Use the following documents to apply for Kodokan Rank Certificate