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BELT GRADINGS
Please read all the sections of this grading page

Section 1/4: Student Grading List

Your class instructor will nominate you to grade.

Aadhya Malik

Aanya Shah

Aarav Shah

Aarav Shanmuganathan

Aaron Dan

Aarush Shanmuganathan

Aaryan Chodagam

Abdul Mohammed

Abhimanu Nair

Abigail  Wong

Abrar Ibn Rafiq

Aditya Ram

Adya Gupta Ram

Aeshan Nakkanti

Aidan Barron

Aizah Raheem

Akhil Chodagam

Akif Kamran

Akshaya Nalubolu

Alberto Larrue - Baulch

Alex Lachut

Amaresh Umasankar

Amvi Gupta

Anaya Shabbir

Andrew Spencer

Aniket Dastidar

Anirudh Arun

Anish Nirmalan

Anmol Bhat

Anna Rocha

Anoushka Goswami

Ansh Patel

Arjun Patel

Athav Malik

Audvik Aguilane

Aum Patel

Avik Gupta

Axel Chew-Lernborg

Ben Fish

Ben Heitz

Billie Jones

Bode Alamu

Burak Yildiz

Charlie Larrue - Baulch

Charlotte Arnold

Colin Brunelli

David Ara Ayodele

David Prikop

Daniel Kuzmanov

Demetri Panayi

Dev Sait

Dylan Padmore

Eliott Depczynski

Elizabeth Larrue - Baulch

Elliott Marchais

Elsa Lane

Emilia Lachut

Emilius Juktonis

Emily Coles

Emily Furnell

Emma Brunelli

Enzo Krasniqi

Esther Teni Ayodele

Euan Patel

Evan Senevirathana

Evan Wan

Freddie Coles

Freddie Eldridge

Freya Pendleton

Gianluca Todisco

Gregory Chung

Hansika Kakumani

Hari Bola

Haris Ayub

Harry Bruce

Harry Fish

Harry Vytheeswaran

Henry Attoe

Henry Carpanen Brown

Henry Emery Gibson

Hussain Abedi

Ilyas Zaman

Isha Umasankar

Ishaan Gavini

Ismail Zaman

Ivonnya Senevirathana

Jacek Kotarski

Jakub Bus

Jakub Watroba

Jannat Alamu

Jason Au

Jo Coles

John Hume

Jonas Jacob

Joven Mah Gruhier

Julie Rocha

Junxi Ji

Justin Lowe

Kaan Baskoy

Kamran Cathcart

Kamran Hafeez

Katie Spencer

Kawai Au

Kushagra Porwal

Lakshman Rajakumaar

Lauchlan Ruffle

Lavann Sri

Liang You

Luckshan Ramesh

Manasvi Porwal

Marcel Baranowski

Marcus Loh

Maria De Leon

Maria Holyoak

Matthew Lubwana

Mehmet Ezel Cicek

Meryem Yildiz

Mikey Lowe

Mugdha Deshpande

Muizz Gulzar

Nathan Zhou 

Nicholas Odeide

Nicholas Rocha

Nikhil Sathesh

Nikhita Sathesh

Noah Pendleton

Oliver Pereira 

Prayan Sharma

Prisha Garg

Priya Bola

Ralph San

Riona Chatterjee

Rohan Goswami

Rohan Patel

Ryan Barron

Saanvi Mattu

Safa Hussain

Saigeetha Mogali

Samuel Ayodele

Samuel Lee

Savar Dalal

Sebastian Heitz

Shokhrukh Akhmedov

Siya Ranjith

Sophia Nedeltchev

Stanislaw Grzedzicki

Stefano Todisco

Sujal Naik

Svara Patel

Taybah Zaman

Thomas A C Wallis

Thomas Tan Tian Hao

Thulasika Vasanthan

Timothy Lowe

Tise Adesanya

Triaan Ramkorun

Ved Nair

Vedaanth Peddinti

Victor Nedeltchev

Vivaan Remella

Yash Nadhavajhala

Yavuz Tokus

Yohaan Davies

Zain Syed

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Level 12 June 2022
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Level 11 June 2022

7th Gup June 2022
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4th Gup June 2022
4th Gup June 2022
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7th Gup June 2022
Level 11 June 2022
2nd Gup August HC 2022
7th Gup June 2022
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10th GUP TAG June 2022
Level 13 June 2022
Level 11 June 2022
10th GUP TAG June 2022
8th Gup June 2022
7th Gup June 2022
10th GUP TAG June 2022
6th Gup June 2022
10th Gup June 2022
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10th GUP June 2022

CDB June 2022
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9th Gup June 2022
1st Dan July 2022
Level 11 June 2022
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6th Gup June 2022
8th Gup June 2022
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3rd Gup June 2022
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10th GUP June 2022

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10th Gup June 2022
Level 12 June 2022
1st Dan July 2022
Level 14 June 2022

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2nd Gup June 2022
9th Gup June 2022
6th Gup June 2022

1st Gup June 2022
CDB June 2022
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10th GUP TAG June 2022
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10th Gup June 2022
6th Gup June 2022
Level 15 June 2022
2nd Dan July 2023
8th Gup June 2022
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10th GUP TAG June 2022
4th Gup June 2022
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8th GUP TAG June 2022
8th Gup 
1st Dan July 2023
3rd Gup June 2022
7th Gup June 2022
10th Gup June 2022
5th Gup August HC 2022
10th GUP TAG June 2022
6th Gup June 2022
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1st Gup June 2022
6th Gup TBC
9th TAG June 2022
8th TAG June 2022
1st Dan December 2022
9th GUP TAG June 2022
2nd Dan July 2023
2nd Gup June 2022
Level 15 June 2022
10th GUP TAG June 2022
8th GUP TAG June 2022
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7th Gup June 2022
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9th Gup June 2022
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9th GUP TAG June 2022
3rd Dan December 2022
LEVE 14 June 2022
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Level 12 June 2022
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10th GUP June 2022
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6th Gup June 2022
2nd Dan December 2022

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8th Gup June 2022

10th GUP TAG June 2022

8th Gup June 2022

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10th GUP TAG June 2022

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Level 14 June 2022

8th GUP TAG June 2022

1st Dan July 2022

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10th GUP June 2022

2nd Gup June 2022

10th GUP TAG June 2022

Level 11 June 2022

Level 14 June 2022

5th Gup August HC

1st Dan July 2023

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10th Gup June 2022

9th GUP TAG June 2022

1st Dan July 2023

8th Gup June 2022

Level 12 June 2022

4th Gup June 2022

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9th Gup June 2022

5th Gup June 2022

2nd Gup June 2022

1st Gup June 2022

10th GUP TAG June 2022

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10th GUP June 2022

2nd Dan December 2022

Level 15 June 2022

10th GUP TAG June 2022

Level 12 June 2022

10th GUP TAG 2022

4th Gup June 2022

10th Gup June 2022

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7th Gup June 2022

10th GUP TAG 2022

Level 11 June 2022

Section 2/4: Grading Dates, Times & Locations


- All students grading for Levels 15 - 11 (formally 1-5), all students grading for beginner grades (10th Gup, 9th Gup, 8th Gup & 7th Gup) & all students grading for intermediate grades (6th Gup, 5th Gup, 4th Gup & 3rd Gup) will grade the week of Monday, June 27th - Saturday, July 2nd in their regular training class of this week.
- All students grading for Advanced grades are required to attend the Saturday 2nd July Advanced grading session at the Avenue Academy School. The Advanced grading time is 10:30 - 12:30pm and all students are required to be in venue and ready by 10:15am.

 


- Students who are unable to attend the above grading week (for any reason) may attend a semi-private group grading which costs an additional £8 per student.
- The June semi-private group grading is Friday June 24th, 5 - 6pm for all students aged 4 - 8 Years old and 6 - 7pm for all students aged 9 Years +.


- Students who are unable to attend either the main grading or the semi private grading  (for any reason) may either book a private session grading (additional £25 for Levels and beginners (45 minute grading) & and an additioanl £40 for intermediates & advanced (60 minutes grading). Students may book with another student of the same grade group (Levels, Beginners, Intermediates & Advanced) to share the extra cost,  attend a Holiday Camp or wait until the next main grading date.


- At this time all gradings (except Private session gradings) are closed to parental viewing attendance. 


- From September 2022 SHMA will return to main date and main venue gradings for all students grading for Orange Belts and above. These are usually held quarterly (September, December, March & June) with parental viewing attendance.
- Students grading for Levels 15, 14, 13, 12 & 11,  students grading for beginner 10th Gup (Yellow) & 9th Gup (Yellow with a white stripe) & students GUP TAG grading will grade in their reguaraly booked class of a specified grading week. Parental viewing attendance is not permitted with in class gradings.

Section 3/4: Grading Prices & New Equipment Required

Grading fee 
Levels: £10
Gup Tag: £5
Beginners (10th, 9th, 8th & 7th Gups): £20
Intermediates (6th, 5th, 4th & 3rd Gups): £30
Advanced (2nd, 1st, CDB & Black Belts Part 1): £40

Equipment Required 
All students require a SHMA uniform to grade (£30 - £32)
Level 12 & Level 11: Head Guard (£24)
10th Gup: TEMAS Badge (£6)/Head Guard if student not Level grading
8th Gup: Full set of sparring protective pads (Foot (£22), Hand (£22), Shin (£24) & groin for males (£9))
6th Gup: Bo Staff (£20) & Bo case (£13)
2nd Gup: Wooden Dagger (£9)
CDB: Safety Nunchaku (£16)

All equipment is required to be purchased prior to the grading.
Sometimes we have second hand uniforms, Bo staffs & Sparring Pads available. Please use the contact us form to enquire.




Section 3: Grading Forms & Payment
- All Students invited to grade will be given a grading form the week of June 13th - 18th.
- Forms should be filled in by a parent and returned to the students class instructor at their next class.
- Payment may be made in cash with the booking form in a named envelope or by online payment using the students SHMA reference number.
- Grading forms/grading fees that have not be returned/paid before the grading will mean that the student does not grade on the students scheduled grading date.
- The grading forms should be read by both the parent and student to understand what is required by the student (techniques & knowledge).



Section 4/4: FAQ'S
Q. Why is my child not grading:
A. The student may not be ready to grade (we require minimum times and minimum lessons between grades).  The Instructor may feel that although the student meets the minimum requirements of time, lessons, technique and knowledge they are not yet fully prepared to undertake the grading exam.

Q. How can my child grade quicker (some students in my child's class are grading more often)
A. Students who attend more than one lesson per week and attend our Holiday Camps will usually grade more frequently than students who attend one lesson per week and  only attend during the school term. Home practice also makes a tremendous difference to the students technique and confidence to perform. 

Q. What's a GUP TAG
A. A GUP TAG is a between grade advancement grade that shows that the student has learnt a minimum of half the technique requirements and knowledge. The student will grade in the class (as Levels & Yellow belts do) and will be awarded the TAG and advance above the grade in the line and take a more GUP senior position to indicate the between rank (GUP TAG) achievement. GUP TAGS are only permitted for students who are beginners and under 9 Years of age.

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Can I skip a grade if I have missed a belt grading.
A. Only the Levels 15-11 can be doubled or jumped. The class instructor will recommend the Level grade depending on the students age, focus & behaviour in class, lessons attended and the techniques required performed. All other grades (10th - Black Belt) must be graded individually. 

Q. Do I need to book online like I have in the past.
A. Not at this time during the website makeover.