Download and print out this form. Take it with you to shimpan seminars and taikais and have court judges sign off on your shimpan floor time.
All PNKF 3dans wishing to test for 4dan in PNKF must complete this form and turn into the Vice President of PNKF before taking their 4dan exam.
4 Dan applicants must complete at least 3 credits of shimpan floor experience before taking the 4dan exam. Credits must be no older than 3 years, one credit is given for each shimpan seminar or full round of taikai experience. A “full round” is considered to be one complete rotation, 6-9 matches in length.