What age?

The minimum age is five years old. From five to seven the BJA has developed Judo Kids. The under 8 development scheme is a new nine-step process designed to help coaches reward young players while they develop their fundamental physical, technical, social and psychological skills, before moving on to the Mon Grading Scheme at 8 years of age.

The minimum age to begin the Kyu Grading Scheme is fourteen. And Dan Grading Scheme fifteen.