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

Grading Dates (Sunday) Application Opening Dates (Sunday) Closing Date for Submission Release of Reporting Time
22 Mar 16 Feb 08 Mar 15 Mar
21 Jun 17 May 07 Jun 14 Jun
13 Sep 2 Aug 30 Aug 06 Sep
20 Dec 15 Nov 06 Dec 13 Dec

Children's Grading

Grading Dates (Sunday) Application Opening Dates (Sunday) Closing Date for Submission Release of Reporting Time
26 Apr 22 Mar 12 Apr 19 Apr
23 Aug 12 Jul 08 Aug 16 Aug
06 Dec 01 Nov 22 Nov 29 Nov

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

Date Public Holiday
01 Jan (Wed) New Year's Day
24-28 Jan (Fri-Tue) Chinese New Year
10 Apr (Fri) Good Friday
01 May (Fri) Labour Day
07 May (Thu) Vesak Day
24-25 May (Sun-Mon) Hari Raya Puasa
09-10 Aug (Sun-Mon) National Day
31 Jul (Fri) Hari Raya Haji
14 Nov (sat) Deepavali
25 Dec (Fri) 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).

Adult Grading reporting time

Date: 22 Mar 2020

Venue: ASK Headquarters Dojo (HTNS JOM)

Current Grade Grading For No. of Students Reporting Time Est. Grading Time
White【白】 6th Kyu (Blue)【蓝】 21 8:15AM 8:30AM - 9:30AM
6th Kyu (Blue)【蓝】 5th Kyu (Blue-Gold)【蓝金】 14 9:15AM 9:45AM - 10:45AM
5th Kyu (Blue-Gold)【蓝金】 4th Kyu (Brown)【咖啡】 18 10:30AM 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Grading Panel – Lunch Break : 12:00PM - 12:30PM
4th Kyu (Brown)【咖啡】 3rd Kyu (Brown-Gold)【咖啡金】 11 12:15PM 12:45PM - 2:15PM
3rd Kyu (Brown-Gold)【咖啡金】 2nd Kyu (Black)【黑】 7 12:15PM 12:45PM - 2:15PM
2nd Kyu (Black)【黑】 1st Kyu (Black-Gold)【黑金】 10 2:00PM 2:30PM - 4:00PM
2nd Kyu (Black)【黑】 UKE (20pax) 10 2:00PM 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1st Kyu (Black-Gold)【黑金】 Shodan + UKE (12pax) 4 3:45PM 4:15PM - 6:30PM
Shodan Nidan + UKE (16pax) 4 3:45PM 4:15PM - 6:30PM