Promotions

 

Results of Promotional Examinations

Senior Promotion Requirements              Senior Scoresheet

 

Junior Promotion Requirements              Junior Scoresheet

 

In-Club Promotion Examination Form

 

Information for Promotion to Black Belt Ranks

– Documentation to Submit (electronically only) to Shufu Rank Registration Chair –

1. Form 20

a. How to submit: Submit in editable electronic format so Shufu Rank Chair can sign
electronically.

b. Where to find the Form 20 – Click Here

i.  Download/Save the Form 20 to your computer.

ii. Open the saved Form 20 with a PDF Reader

(FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader download at https://get.adobe.com/reader)

c. Fill in the following:

Page 1:

All dan applicants: Fill out all sections. USJF will not accept blanks.

Page 2 to the end:

1. If requesting time off in grade
2. If going for Rokudan and above

d. Save the form to your computer, and send to the Rank Registration Chairman

 

2. USJF membership card: Submit a scan to Shufu Rank Registration Chairman

3. Proof of current rank: Submit a scan to Shufu Rank Registration Chairman

Examples of rank confirmation:

Ikkyu rank: Scan of signed dojo certificate

USJF dan rank: Scan of rank card

Non-USJF dan rank:  Scan of rank documentation from promoting organization

4. Background check: Submit a statement to Shufu Rank Registration Chairman

Note: a background check is confidential, i.e. for your eyes only. Simply state in your email submission the answers to the questions below. This will be verified with USJF.

a. Do you have a current background check on file with USJF? Yes or no.
b. If no, have you applied for a background check?  (Get USJF form HERE.)

5. Kata scores (see senior promotion requirements): Submit a scan to Shufu Rank Registration Chairman

6. Certificates (see senior promotion requirements): Submit a scan to Shufu Rank Registration Chairman

7. Safe Sport Certificate (shodan applicants only): Submit a scan to Shufu Rank Registration Chairman

8. CDC Heads Up certificate (shodan applicants only): Submit a scan to Shufu Rank Registration Chairman

9. Where to submit items 1 – 8:     Email to Karen Whilden, Shufu Rank Registration Chair (shufurankreg@gmail.com).

FAQ for Senior Promotions

Coach Certification

SafeSport Certification is now required for all USJF registered clubs. If you have already completed the course and submitted a copy of your certificate, you do not need to resubmit. For more information or to take the course, please visit www.safesport.org.

Heads Up concussion training, through the CDC's website, is a requirement for all members of your USJF registered club who function as teachers at any time. Please advise all of your instructors and assistant instructors of this requirement. The training can be accessed at: http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/