Testing Requirements

 

6th Kyu (Rokukyu) (20 days)

Seiza
Shikko*
Hanmi – Migi hanmi and Hidari hanmi
Ukemi – Ushiro ukemi (fall/roll*) and Mae ukemi*
Kokyu undo – Funakogi undo, Ikkyo undo Tai sabaki, Tenkan, Irimi,  Irimi tenkan, Tenshin
Hanmi – Ai hanmi and Gyaku hanmi
Atemi – Tsuki, Yokomenuchi, and Shomenuchi
Tai no henko as both uke and nage
Kokyudosa – Zagi Kokyuho

 

5th Kyu (Gokyu) (40 days)

Shomenuchi Ikkyo (omote & ura)
Shomenuchi Iriminage
Katatetori Shihonage (omote & ura)
Ryotetori Tenchinage (omote & ura)
Tsuki Kotegaeshi (tenkan)
Ushiro Tekubitori Kotegaeshi (omote & ura)
Morotetori Kokyunage (omote & ura)

 

4th Kyu (Yonkyu) (80 days)

Shomenuchi Nikyo (omote & ura)
Yokomenuchi Shihonage (omote & ura)
Tsuki Iriminage (irimi, tenkan & tenshin variations)
Ushiro Tekubitori Sankyo (omote & ura)
Ushiro Ryokatatori Kotegaeshi (omote & ura)
Suwari waza:
     Shomenuchi Ikkyo (omote & ura)
     Katatori Nikyo (omote & ura)
     Katatori Sankyo (omote & ura)

 

 

Shodan (300 days)

Must attend two seminars per year
All 1st Kyu Requirements
Tachi tori and Bokuto waza
Jo tori and Jo waza
Henka waza***
Jiyu waza and Randori (4 attackers)

 

Nidan (600 days/Not<2 years)

Must attend two seminars per year
All Shodan Requirements
Tachi tori (2 attackers)
Kaeshi waza****
Jiyu waza and Randori (5 attackers)

 

Sandan (700 days/Not<3 years)

Must attend two seminars per year
Subject of examination to be determined by examiner at the time of examination

3rd Kyu (Sankyu) (100 days)

Yokomenuchi Iriminage (3 variations)

Yokomenuchi Kotegaeshi (omote & ura)

Tsuki Kaitennage (omote & ura)

Ushiro Ryokatatori Sankyo (omote & ura)

Morotetori Iriminage (2 variations)

Shomenuchi Sankyo (omote & ura)

Suwari waza:     

      Shomenuchi Iriminage

      Shomenuchi Nikyo (omote & ura)

Hanmi handachi:     

      Katatetori Shihonage (omote & ura)     

      Katatetori Kaitennage

      (uchi & soto mawari**)

 

2nd Kyu (Nikyu) (200 days)

Seminar attendance is encouraged

Shomenuchi Shihonage (omote & ura)

Shomenuchi Kaitennage (omote & ura)

Yokomenuchi Gokyo (omote & ura)

Ushiro Tekubitori Shihonage (omote & ura)

Ushiro Kubishime Koshinage (2 variations)

Ushiro Tekubitori Jujinage (omote & ura)

Morotetori Nikyo (omote & ura)

Hanmi handachi:     

      Shomenuchi Iriminage     

      Katatetori Nikyo (omote & ura)     

      Yokomenuchi Kotegaeshi (omote & ura)

Jiyu waza and Randori (2 attackers)

 

1st Kyu (Ikkyu) (300 days)

Must attend two seminars per year

Katatori Menuchi – 5 Techniques

Yokomenuchi – 5 Techniques

Morotetori – 5 Techniques

Shomenuchi – 5 Techniques

Ryotetori – 5 Techniques

Koshinage – 5 Techniques

Hanmi handachi:     

      Ushiro waza – 5 Techniques

Tanto tori

Jiyu waza and Randori (3 attackers)

 

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Head instructor Hal Lehrman is a 7th dan and Shihan (master teacher).

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