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Recognised Grading

Grades that are recognised by Karate South Africa are not people who have graded themselves but who have had a legitimate panel of Japenese instructors and are recognised by the JKF.

8th Dan

  • Malcolm Dorfman
  • Norman Robinson
  • Leo Lipinski
  • Stan Smit
  • Sonny Pillay
  • Peter Brandon

7th Dan

  • Rob Farriere
  • Pikkis Windell
  • Ben Maré
  • Vassie Naidoo
  • Elias Catten
  • Lilian Catten
  • Rob Crawford

6th Dan

  • Johan le Grange
  • Humphrey Skosana
  • Mike Norman
  • Ian Le Roux
  • Karin Prinsloo
  • Alan Lamberts
  • Jay Padayachee 
  • Michael Johannes Roetz
  • Gary Mahnke

Other 

  • Chris Botha
  • George Harris
  • Robbie Reddy
  • Stan Hart