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Announcement on 186th Grading Exercise

186th Grading in October 2022

For Seniors (15 years of age and above)

  • Closing date for registration will be on 20th October 2022, Thursday.
  • All videos for Senior Red 1 and above (Up to 2nd going to 3rd Dan only) must be pre-recorded and emailed to by 4th November 2022, Friday.
  • Please kindly refer to the criteria for senior grading below (Up to 2nd going to 3rd Dan only):

For Foundation, Colour Belts & Poom Belts

  • Foundation up to Red 2 will be graded by their respective club’s 4th Dan coaches
  • All videos for Red 1 going to Poom Belts and above and “double promotions” recommendations must be pre-recorded and emailed to by 4th November 2022, Friday.
  • All payments and grading cards for the 186th grading exercise must be submitted by 24th November 2022, Thursday.

Important note for all video/s submission:

  1. All videos MUST be in MP4 format. Videos not in MP4 format will be rejected.
  2. The file name and candidate name MUST be the same as that of the registered person for easy identification.
  3. All the videos taken must be in one file. You can take the videos at different time but it has to be edited / linked together as ONE file. This will help to facilitate and hasten the grading process by examiners. In the case of videos NOT linked as a single file, videos will be rejected.
  4. The video will have to be in the proper grading procedure. ie : Compulsory pattern, optional pattern(s), basic kick, followed by one round of 1 minute shadow sparring.
  5. For the PPass going for confirmation, coaches will have to indicate the comments from previous grading and which portion/s of the grading process needs to be confirmed.
  6. DO NOT send multiple emails with the videos to the different emails as that would only clog up the emails. You will receive a reply once your email/video is received and the videos are in order.

SENIOR DAN (3rd going 4th and above)

  • There will be a Senior Dan grading conducted at NTC on the 5th November 2022, Saturday.
  • The schedule and timing of the grading will be announced after the closing date.
  • Closing date for registration will be on 13th October 2022.
  • For members performing FEATS, please email to on what you will be performing.
  • Kindly refer to the grading syllabus in the STF website if you are unsure.
  • If you are unclear on any of the above points, kindly call STF office at (65) 6345 1491 or email to Grading Department ( to clarify.

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