Category Archive: Canada IUKF Blog

Apr 22

Canada IUKF Administrator’s Blog

Rank by David Mott The rank that I really wanted above all ranks was a green belt. Since I started Uechiryu at the Boston YMCA and spent a year as a white belt there, followed by another year at the Mattson Academy as a white belt, It seemed like I was forever a white belt. Remarkably the rest …

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Apr 22

How The DanTest Process Works!

IUKF Dan Testing Ranks (Shodan through Godan) By Harry Skeffington, International Black Belt Test Administrator The International Uechi-ryu Karate Federation (IUKF) encourages teachers to conduct Dan tests for ranks Shodan through Godan (1st through 5th Dan) with other dojo.  While this is not a requirement, it is meant to encourage IUKF dojo to support each …

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