KSE Grading System

Student Phases

Phase 1 - Phase 2 / White Shirt

  • Understanding of the KSE Program Phases 1 and 2
  • Minimum 3 to 4 months with consistent training after last graduation per Phase
  • Valid IKAEF membership
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE seminar or KSE workshop a year


Phase 3 - Phase 4 / Yellow Shirt

  • Understanding of the KSE Program Phases 3 and 4
  • Minimum 6 to 9 months with consistent training after last graduation per Phase
  • Valid IKAEF membership
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE seminar or KSE workshop a year


Phase 5 - Phase 6 / Red Shirt

  • Understanding of the KSE Program Phases 5 and 6
  • Minimum 9 to 12 months with consistent training after last graduation per Phase
  • Valid IKAEF membership
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE seminar or KSE workshop a year

 


Instructor Titles

Phase 7. Kadua Guro
Apprentice Instructor - 1st Dan

  • Understanding of the KSE Program Phase 7
  • Minimum 1 year of consistent training after last graduation
  • Valid IKAEF membership
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE seminar or KSE workshop a year
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE Camp with Dakilang Guro Jeff Espinous a yeaR


Phase 8. Madunong Guro
Associate Instructor - 2nd Dan

  • Understanding of the KSE Program Phase 8
  • Minimum 2 years of consistent training after last graduation
  • Valid IKAEF membership
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE seminar or KSE workshop a year
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE Camp with Dakilang Guro Jeff Espinous a year


Phase 9. Katulong Guro
Full Instructor - 3rd Dan

  • Required to be Instructor in a School or an Associate Instructor
  • Minimum 3 years of consistent training after last graduation
  • Valid IKAEF membership
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE seminar or KSE workshop a year
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE Camp with Dakilang Guro Jeff Espinous a year

 

Phase 10. Katalungan Guro
Senior Instructor - 4th Dan

  • Required to be Instructor in a School or an Associate Instructor
  • Minimum 4 years of consistent training after last graduation
  • Valid IKAEF membership
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE seminar or KSE workshop a year
  • Minimum participation at 1 KSE Camp with Dakilang Guro Jeff Espinous a year

 

 

Master Titles

Phase 11 . Guro
Chief Instructor - 5th Dan

  • Minimum 5 years of consistent training after last graduation
  • Be in active member of the KSE & IKAEF
  • Rank given only by Dakilang Guro Jeff Espinous


Phase 12 . Lahong Guro
Expert - 6th Dan

  • Minimum 6 years of consistent training after last graduation
  • Be in active member of the KSE & IKAEF
  • Rank given only by Dakilang Guro Jeff Espinous


Phase 13 . Masirib Guro
Master - 7th Dan

  • Minimum 7 years of consistent training after last graduation
  • Be in active member of the KSE & IKAEF
  • Rank given only by Dakilang Guro Jeff Espinous


Phase 14 . Punong Guro
Grand Master - 8th Dan 

  • Minimum 8 years of consistent training after last graduation
  • Be in active member of the KSE & IKAEF
  • Rank given only by Dakilang Guro Jeff Espinous

Dakilang Guro
Founder 

 

“It’s important you understand that first it’s your skill level that matters, not the time you spend with us… Your skill reflects your commitment… The technical standard of the Kali Silat Evolution should be preserved as the highest standard possible…“

Dakilang Guro
Jean Francois “Jeff“ Espinous