Grading Syllabus

Grading Syllabus

In traditional aikido all kyu grades (pre-black belt) wear white belts. The first grading a student will take is 5th kyu, then 4th kyu and so on until 1st kyu. After 1st kyu students progress to the first black belt grade, called "shodan" or "1st Dan". Thereafter, seniors may progress to 2nd Dan, 3rd Dan or even higher. As well as the Kyu and Dan rankings, there are also teacher qualifications Fukushidoin (assistant national coach), Shidoin (national coach) and Shihan (master).


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Grading Syllabus: 5th-1st Kyu

Number of hours shown in brackets is for guidance only and constitutes a minimum number required.



  GOKYU
(50 Hours)
YONKYU
(80 Hours)
SANKYU
(100 Hours)
NIKYU
(150 Hours)
IKKYU
(200 Hours)
KATATE DORI
GYAKU HANMI
IKKYO
SHIHO NAGE
KAITEN NAGE
(UCHI & SOTO)
IRIMI NAGE
NIKYO
SANKYO
KOTE GAESHI
KOKYU NAGE
HANMI HANDACHI: -SHIHO NAGE
-KAITEN NAGE
(UCHI & SOTO)
SUMI OTOSHI
KOSHI NAGE
HANMI HANDACHI:
-UCHI KAITEN KATA GATAME
-SOTO KAITEN KATA GATAME
-KOKYU NAGE
KOKYU NAGE
KATATE DORI
AI HANMI
IKKYO IRIMI NAGE
NIKYO
SANKYO
KOTE GAESHI
KAITEN NAGE (SOTO)
SHIHO NAGE
JUJI NAGE
YONKYO
SUMI OTOSHI
KOSHI NAGE
   
RYOTE DORI SUWARI WAZA:
KOKYU NAGE
SHIHO NAGE
TENCHI NAGE
KOKYU NAGE
HANMI HANDACHI:
-SHIHO NAGE
IRIMI NAGE
KOTE GAESHI
KOSHI NAGE
SUWARI WAZA:
-KOKYU HO
SUWARIWAZA -
KOKYU NAGE -
VARIATIONS
MOROTE DORI   KOKYU NAGE IKKYO
NIKYO
IRIMI NAGE
KOKYU NAGE
IKKYO
NIKYO
IRIMI NAGE
KOTE GAESHI
JUJI NAGE
UDE GARAMI -
SHIHO NAGE
KATA DORI
MUNE/SODE
IKKYO NIKYO
SANKYO
YONKYO
SHIHO NAGE
KOTE GAESHI
UCHI KAITEN:
-KATA GATAME
SOTO KAITEN:
-KATA GATAME
SUWARI WAZA & TACHI WAZA:
-ROKKYO
KOKYU NAGE
SHOMEN UCHI SUWARI WAZA & TACHI WAZA:
-IKKYO
SUWARI WAZA&
TACHI WAZA:
-NIKYO
-SANKYO
SUWARI WAZA & TACHI WAZA:
-YONKYO
-IRIMI NAGE
-KOTE GAESHI
-KAITEN NAGE (SOTO)
-SHIHO NAGE
SUWARI WAZA & TACHI WAZA:
-SUMI OTOSHI
-GOKYO
KOSHI NAGE
HANMI HANDACHI:
-IRIMI NAGE
-KOTE GAESHI
-KAITEN NAGE (SOTO)
YOKOMEN UCHI   SHIHO NAGE SUWARI WAZA:
-KOKYU NAGE
TACHI WAZA:
-IKKYO
-NIKYO
-SANKYO
-YONKYO
-IRIMI NAGE
-KOTE GAESHI
-JUJI NAGE
SUWARI WAZA:
-IKKYO
-NIKYO
-SANKYO
-YONKYO
-IRIMI NAGE
-KOTE GAESHI
HANMI HANDACHI:
-SHIHO NAGE
- KOTE GAESHI
TSUKI     IKKYO
NIKYO
SANKYO
KOTE GAESHI
IRIMI NAGE
SUMI OTOSHI
GOKYO
KOSHI NAGE
SUWARI WAZA:
-IKKYO
-IRIMI NAGE
- KOTE GAESHI
USHIRO
RYOTE DORI
    KOKYU NAGE IKKYO
NIKYO
SANKYO
YONKYO
KAITEN NAGE
SHIHO NAGE
KOTE GAESHI
IRIMI NAGE
JUJI NAGE
USHIRO
KATA DORI
    KATATE ERI DORI:
-IKKYO
RYO KATA DORI:
-KOKYU NAGE
KATATE ERI DORI:
-IRIMI NAGE
RYO KATA DORI:
-IKKYO
-NIKYO
-SANKYO
-YONKYO
KOTE GAESHI
SHIHO NAGE
UDE GARAMI
MISC/OTHER