Upon achieving a promotion at a grading your will receive a certificate to signify your Kyu grade. The certificate comes from the Headquarters in Japan signed by Soke Shosaku Ueno, the below illustration explains all the elements of the certificate.

  1. Number
  2. Certificate
  3. Grades (Shown below)
  4. Your name
  5. San (Mr/s)
  6. I present you with this grade because you have practiced with strong spirit and mastered the techniques of the association at the relevant level. You are requested to continue with your training and hence your endeavours to develop your character.
  7. Date
  8. Zen Nippon Reiwaryu
  9. Ryushinkan Karate-Do Renmei
  10. Soke
  11. Ueno
  12. Shosaku