Sho Grade System

The Sho Grades are British Judo’s grading awards which focus on developing fundamental movement skills for 5 to 7 year olds. Judo Kids focuses on fun packed activities to develop the child’s fundamental skills, judo specific techniques, breakfalls and social skills.

The Sho grade system comprises of 9 award levels each represnted by a different colour belt, designed to reward young players while they develop fundamental physical, technical, social and psychological skills.

Once a player has turned 8 years of age they move onto the Mon grading scheme.


Sho belts