Dan Test Information

Timeline for Dan Testing

April Test: Early December, October Test: Late April - Dan candidate meeting to go over the paperwork and other requirements for Dan testing.

Partial pretests will be at the end of the Gup Tests each month. Candidates can expect to do their forms, general knowledge, and possibility breaking. It is highly recommended that the candidates attend the partial pretests, as well as, the Dan Prep Classes (usually Thursdays).

April Test: Early January, October Test: Early July: Study Guide and Rough Draft of Essays Due for all Candidates. Cho Dan candidates – ½ payment is due.

April Test: Early January, October Test: Early July: Full Dan Pretest after Gup Test.

April Test: March 1, October Test: September 1. Complete Packet is Due. For minors, it is important that your parent or guardian is with you when you turn in the packet so if something needs to be signed it can be done then. Cho Dan candidates – ½ payment is due. Ee Dan and Sam Dan candidates – full payment is due.

Tuesday prior to Dan Test: Final Pre Dan test rehearsal.

Please see SBN Frank Schermerhorn for specific dates and costs if they are not listed on this page.

If you have questions about the paperwork, feel free to ask Patrick Quinlivan (JKN Paul Quinlivan’s Dad).