Syllabus

Grading Syllabus (As to Aikido World Headquarters Grading System)

Grade Pre-requisite for exam Techniques
7th Kyu (Orange) 4 mths of practice (min 20 hrs of training) Basic Movements
- Shomenuchi Ikkyo Endo
- Shomenuchi
- Yokomenuchi
- Tsuki
- Irimitenkan & Tenkan
- Ukemi
- Ushiro Ukemi
- Shikko
6th Kyu (Blue) 4 mths of practice (min 20 hrs of training) after obtaining 7th kyu Ikkyo – Shomenuchi
Shihonage – Katatedori
Iriminage – Shomenuchi
Kokyuho (sitting)
5th Kyu (Blue Gold) 6 mths of practice (min 40 hrs of training) after obtaining 6th kyu Ikkyo – Shomenuchi
Nikkyo – Katadori
Shihonage – Yokomenuchi
Iriminage – Shomenuchi (sitting & standing)
Kokyuho (sitting)
4th Kyu (Brown) 6 mths (min 40 hrs of training) after obtaining 5th kyu Ikkyo, Nikkyo, Sankyo, Yonkyo – Shomenuchi (sitting & standing)
Shihonage – Ryotedori, Yokomenuchi
Iriminage – Shomenuchi, Tsuki
Kotegaeshi – Shomenuchi, Tsuki
Tenchinage – Ryotedori
Kokyuho (sitting)
3rd Kyu (Brown Gold) 8 mths (min 60 hrs of training) after obtaining 4th kyu Ikkyo, Nikkyo, Sankyo, Yonkyo – Shomenuchi, Katadori (sitting & standing)
Shihonage – Katatedori(hanmi handachi)
Iriminage – Shomenuchi, Tsuki (standing), Katatedori
Kotegaeshi – Shomenuchi, Tsuki (standing), Katatedori
Kaittennage – Katatedori
Tenchinage – Ryotedori
Jiyuwaza – Katatedori
Kokyuho (sitting)
2nd Kyu (Black) 8 mths (min 60 hrs of training) after obtaining 3rd kyu Ikkyo, Nikkyo, Sankyo, Yonkyo – Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Katadori, Ushiro Ryotedori (sitting & standing)
Gokkyo – Yokomenuchi
Shihonage – Katatedori, Ryotedori (hanmi handachi & standing)
Iriminage – Shomenuchi, Tsuki, Katatedori
Kotegaishi – Shomenuchi, Tsuki, Katatedori
Kaittennage – Shomenuchi, Tsuki, Katatedori
Tenchinage – Ryotedori
Jiyuwaza – Katatedori, Ryotedori, Morotedori
Kokyuho (sitting & standing)
1st Kyu (Black Gold) 12 mths (min 80 hrs of training) after obtaining 2nd kyu Unarmed techniques (sitting, hanmi handachi, standing techniques for strikes, thrust, all forms of grasping shoulders, elbows, collar, wrists & hands; all techniques from the rear).
Shodan (1st Dan) 12 mths (min 96 hrs of training) after obtaining 1st kyu Same as above
Nidan (2nd Dan) 24 mths (min 200 hrs of training) after obtaining Shodan Same as above plus Tantodori and Futarigake.
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