SKIF Shogo Fellowship
SHOGO is a title system set up by the Dai-Nippon Butoku-Kai (Greater Japan Budo Encouragement Federation) established in Kyoto in 1895.
RENSHI (練 士)
Over 2 years after the 5th Dan Registration and exceeding the age of 35 years old
KYOSHI (教 士)
Over 5 years after Renshi registration, or 7th Dan and above and exceeding the age of 48 years old
HANSHI (範 士)
Over 10 years after Kyoshi registration, or 8th Dan and above and exceeding the age of 58 years old
How to apply for a Shogo fellowship?
If you wish to apply for an SHOGO fellowship, you must contact SKIF GHQ directly by email and they will advise you of the current application procedure.