Gradings at ASK are conducted by an authorized grading panel led by:

Chief Examiner Philip Lee Shihan (7th Dan)


Chew Eng Lam (6th Dan)

James Moy (6th Dan)

Allan Lai (5th Dan)

Bob Tan (5th Dan)

Lim Choon Yeow (5th Dan)

Quah Yong Lok (5th Dan)

Annie Goh (5th Dan)

Tan Kok Hiang (5th Dan)

Ronald Tan (4th Dan)

Aloyseus Lee (4th Dan)

Alexander Lee (4th Dan)

Steven Goh (4th Dan)

Lin Sen Hui (4th Dan)

Tham Wai Yip (4th Dan)

James Tan (4th Dan)

Chuan Huey Ferg (4th Dan)

Pang Kim Lock (4th Dan)

Robin Tan (3rd Dan)

Chan Wai Soen (3rd Dan)

Alan Lim (3rd Dan)

Alister Fong (3rd Dan)

Joseph Tan (3rd Dan)

Ng Chu Chet (3rd Dan)

Adult Grading reporting time

Date: 19 Dec 2021

Venue: ASK Headquarters Dojo (Heartbeat@Bedok)

Current Belt Grading For Duration Reporting Time Est. Grading Time
White 6th Kyu (Blue) 45 mins 8.00am 8.30am - 9.15am
9.00am 9.30am - 10.15am
6th Kyu (Blue) 5th Kyu (Blue-Gold) 45 mins 10.00am 10.30am - 11.15am
11.00am 11.30am - 12.15am
Lunch Break 12.15pm - 1.15pm
5th Kyu (Blue-Gold) 4th Kyu (Brown) 60 mins 1.00pm 1.30am - 2.30pm
4th Kyu (Brown) 3rd Kyu (Brown-Gold) 60 mins 2.15pm 2.45pm - 3.45pm
3rd Kyu (Brown-Gold) 2nd Kyu (Black) 90 mins 3.45pm 4.00pm - 5.30pm
2nd Kyu (Black) 1st Kyu (Black-Gold)
1st Kyu (Black-Gold) Shodan 105 mins 5.15pm 5.45pm - 7.30pm
Shodan Nidan
Nidan Sandan

Adult Grading

Grading Dates (Sunday) Application Opening Dates (Sunday) Closing Date for Submission Release of Reporting Time
21 Mar 14 Feb 7 Mar 14 Mar
20 Jun 23 May 6 Jun 12 Jun
12 Sep 8 Aug 29 Aug 5 Sep
19 Dec 14 Nov 4 Dec 11 Dec

Children's Grading

Grading Dates (Sunday) Application Opening Dates (Sunday) Closing Date for Submission Release of Reporting Time
18 Apr 21 Mar 4 Apr 11 Apr
22 Aug 18 Jul 8 Aug 15 Aug
5 Dec 7 Nov 21 Nov 28 Nov

Kindly note that there will be no classes at all Shinju-Kai dojos on these Public Holidays

Date Public Holiday
1 Jan New Year's Day
12-13 Feb Chinese New Year
2 Apr Good Friday
1 May Labour Day
13 May Hari Raya Puasa
26 May Vesak Day
20 Jul Hari Raya Haji
9 Aug National Day
4 Nov Deepavali
25 Dec Christmas Day
Applicants must ensure that all pre-requisites have been fulfilled at time of Grading submission, and must be accompanied with the following:
  • Proof of training session and time period (see time frame requirements here)
  • Membership book (current membership must be paid)
  • Grading fees
  • Grading form (Parent’s signatures required for all minors)
An additional administrative fee of $22 will be charged for any late submission after the deadline. Please refer to our grading dates section for dates and reporting time.

Private grading is available at ASK Headquarters.

Suitable for those who have missed their grading dates and for those who prefer a personalised grading.

Additional fee will apply (Kyu grades additional $80 and Dan grades additional $150 on top of grading fee with GST inclusive).

Maximum of 4 students may be arranged for the private grading.

If you are interested , please contact us for more details.

All grades are registered with ASK, while all Yudanshas (Black belt dan grades) are registered with Aikido World Headquarters (Aikikai Foundation – Tokyo, Japan) and the International Aikido Federation (IAF).