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Test Requirements

Sixth Kyu
Fifth Kyu
Fourth Kyu
Third Kyu
Second Kyu
First Kyu
Shodan, Nidan

We're using the requirements taken directly from
the Aikido Association of Northern California (AANC)
Manual. An alternate list is included with weapons
requirements. We're doing the weapons separately.

 

 

List of Attacks and defenses

Sixth Kyu    (20 training days)

Fifth, Fourth and Third Kyu requirements below are from the AANC Manual:

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Sixth Kyu

Tae no henko Kokyu ho
Tae no henko ki no nagare
Morote dori kokyu ho
Shomen uchi ikkyo omote waza & ura waza
katate dori shihonage omote & ura waza
Suwari waza kokyu dosa

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Fifth Kyu (20 training days after Sixth Kyu)

Tae no henko kokyu ho
Tae no henko ki no nagare
Morote dori kokyu ho
Shomen uchi ikkyo (omote and ura waza)
Katate dore shihonage (omote and ura waza)
Kata dori nikkyo (omote and ura waza)
Munetsuki kotegaeshi

 

Weapons 1-7 bokken suburi, 1-5 jo suburi

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Fourth Kyu (60 training days after fifth kyu)

shomen uchi ikkyo, nikkyo, sankyo (omote & ura waza)
katate dori ikkyo omote waza
munetsuki ikkyo ura waza
ryote dore ikkyo ura waza
katate dore shihonage omote and ura waza
yokomen uchi shihonage omote and ura waza
gyakute tori kotegaeshi
shomen uchi kotegaeshi
munetsuki kotegaeshi
shomen uchi iriminage
katate dori iriminage
katate dori kokyunage
gyakute tori kokyunage
morote dori kokyunage
ryote dori  ikkyo omote waza
ryote dori  kokyunage
ryote dori  shihonage omote and ura waza
ryote dori  nikkyo ura waza
Weapons Happo giri
Weapons migi no awase
Weapons hidari no awase
Weapons go no awase
Weapons shichi no awase
Weapons 31 jo kata
Weapons 1-10 jo suburi

 

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Third Kyu (80 training days after after fourth kyu)

Shomen Uchi ikkyo (omote & ura waza)
Shomen Uchi nikkyo (omote & ura waza)
Shomen Uchi sankyo (omote & ura waza)
Shomen Uchi yonkyo (omote & ura waza)
katate dori ikkyo (omote & ura waza)
ryote dori ikkyo (omote & ura waza)
munetsuki ikkyo (omote & ura waza)
ushiro ikkyo (omote & ura waza)
katate dore shihonage (omote and ura waza)
yokomen uchi shihonage (omote and ura waza)
shomen uchi shihonage (omote and ura waza)
katate dori kotegaeshi
munetsuki kotegaeshi
gyakute tori kotegaeshi
shomen uchi kotegaeshi
katate dori koshinage
munetsuki koshinage
ryote dori koshinage
ushiro koshinage
shomen uchi iriminage
katate dori iriminage
katate dori kokyunage
gyakute tori kokyunage
morote dori kokyunage

 

ryote dori ikkyo (omote waza)
ryote dori nikkyo (ura waza)
ryote dori shihonage (omote & ura waza)
ryote dori kokyunage
weapons happo giri
weapons migi no awase
weapons hidari no awase
weapons go no awase
weapons shichi no awase
weapons ichi no kumitachi
weapons ki musubi no tachi
weapons 31 jo kata
weapons 1-20 jo suburi
weapons 13 jo kata

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Second Kyu (120 training days after third kyu & 6 months)

We're using the list for Second and First Kyu from the AANC Manual, immediately below:

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See also the list below that includes weapons:

Second Kyu

suwari waza  
shomen uchi ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
yokomen uchi ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
kata dori ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
tachi waza  
Shomen Uchi Ikkyo
Yokomen Uchi Nikkyo
Kata Dori Sankyo
Ushiro Ryote Dori Yonkyo
shomen uchi (3), katate dori (3), kata dori iriminage
Any five attacks Kotegaeshi
Katate Dori Kaiten Nage
katate dori, yokomen uchi, shomen uchi, any grab Shiho Nage
Ryote Dori Tenshi Nage
Ryote Dori Shiho Nage
Katate Dori Kaiten nage katate dori (soto mawari, uchi mawari)
Ryote Dori tenshi nage
Morote Dori Five variations from one of the following:
Ushiro Waza three from ryote dori, ryokata dori, kubishime
Juji Nage ushiro ryote, kata dori, mune dori
Hanmi Handachi  
Katate Dori Shiho Nage
Ryote Dori Shiho Nage
Shomen Uchi Irimi Nage
Munetsuki Kotegaeshi
Munetsuki Kaiten Nage
Ushiro Waza Five Variations
Tanto Dori  
tsuki kotegaeshi
yokomen uchi gokyo ura waza
knife at back, rear kotegaeshi
knife at back, rear ikkyo, ura waza
munetsuki kotegaeshi
munetsuki sankyo
jiyu waza any technique, one person
randori increasing number of attackers to two and then possibly three persons
suwari waza kokyu dosa
weapons 1-5 kumitachi
  31 kumijo

 

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First Kyu (minimum 150 training days after second kyu and 9 months)

suwari waza  
shomen uchi ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
Shomen Uchi ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
yokomen uchi ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
kata dori ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
tai jutsu  
Shomen Uchi Ikkyo
Yokomen Uchi Nikkyo
Kata Dori Sankyo
Ushiro Ryote Dori Yonkyo
Shomen Uchi Irimi Nage
Munetsuki Kotegaeshi
Yokomen Uchi kotegaeshi
Katate Dori Kaiten Nage
Katate Dori Shiho Nage
Ryote Dori Tenshi Nage
Ryote Dori Shiho Nage
Katate Dori Five variations from one of the following:
Ryote Dori Five variations from one of the following:
Morote Dori Five variations from one of the following:
Ushiro Waza Five variations from one of the following:
Koshi Nage Five variations
Hanmi Handachi  
Katate Dori Shiho Nage
Ryote Dori Shiho Nage
Shomen Uchi Irimi Nage
Munetsuki Kotegaeshi
Munetsuki Kaiten Nage
Ushiro Waza Five Variations
Tanto Dori  
tsuki kotegaeshi
tsuki ikkyo ura waza
Shomen Uchi kotegaeshi
Shomen Uchi ikkyo ura waza
yokomen uchi gokyo ura waza
yokomen uchi kotegaeshi
double slash ikkyo ura waza
knife at throat, front kotegaeshi
knife at throat, front ikkyo ura waza
knife at throat with wrist grab, rear sankyo
knife at back, rear kotegaeshi
knife at back, rear ikkyo, ura waza
munetsuki kotegaeshi
munetsuki ikkyo ura waza
munetsuki ikkyo ura waza with elbow lock
munetsuki sankyo
jiyu waza any technique, one person
randori increasing number of attackers to two and then possibly three persons
suwari waza kokyu dosa

 

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Shodan (minimum 260 training days after first kyu and one year)

We're using list below from AANC Manual for Shodan and Nidan:

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List below for Shodan includes weapons:

Shodan

suwari waza  
shomen uchi ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
Shomen Uchi ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
yokomen uchi ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
kata dori ikkyo through yonkyo any combination
tai jutsu  
Shomen Uchi Ikkyo
Yokomen Uchi Nikkyo
Kata Dori Sankyo
Ushiro Ryote Dori Yonkyo
Shomen Uchi Irimi Nage
Munetsuki Kotegaeshi
Yokomen Uchi kotegaeshi
Katate Dori Kaiten Nage
Katate Dori Shiho Nage
Ryote Dori Tenshi Nage
Ryote Dori Shiho Nage
Katate Dori Five variations from one of the following:
Ryote Dori Five variations from one of the following:
Morote Dori Five variations from one of the following:
Ushiro Waza Five variations from one of the following:
Koshi Nage Five variations
Hanmi Handachi  
Katate Dori Shiho Nage
Ryote Dori Shiho Nage
Shomen Uchi Irimi Nage
Munetsuki Kotegaeshi
Munetsuki Kaiten Nage
Ushiro Waza Five Variations
Tanto Dori  
tsuki kotegaeshi
tsuki ikkyo ura waza
Shomen Uchi kotegaeshi
Shomen Uchi ikkyo ura waza
yokomen uchi gokyo ura waza
yokomen uchi kotegaeshi
double slash ikkyo ura waza
knife at throat, front kotegaeshi
knife at throat, front ikkyo ura waza
knife at throat with wrist grab, rear sankyo
knife at back, rear kotegaeshi
knife at back, rear ikkyo, ura waza
munetsuki kotegaeshi
munetsuki ikkyo ura waza
munetsuki ikkyo ura waza with elbow lock
munetsuki sankyo
jiyu waza any technique, one person
randori increasing number of attackers to two and then possibly three persons
suwari waza kokyu dosa

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