06 Grading Syllabus

The following is the Aikido Yuishinkai grading syllabus, it is a subset of the complete syllabus. All students asked to grade pass and the classes are the recommended minimum only. Recently some school use a yellow stripe on a white belt to denote 7th Kyu and two stripes for 6th Kyu, this is unofficial but has received unofficial blessing of the organisation


7th Kyu (white belt - 15 classes)
Examiner will request the techniques to be demonstrated several times each at kotai level.

Techniques
Katatekosadori kokyunage
Katatedori tenkan kokyunage

Kokyu dosa

6th Kyu (white belt - 20 classes)
Examiner will request the techniques to be demonstrated several times each at kotai and juntai level.

Techniques
Shomenuchi iriminage
Yokomenuchi shihonage omote
Katatedori ikkyo omote katameru
Katatedori ikkyo ura katameru

Kokyu dosa

5th Kyu (yellow belt - 25 classes)
Examiner will request the techniques to be demonstrated several times each at kotai and juntai level.

Techniques
Shomenuchi iriminage
Yokomenuchi shihonage omote
Munetsuki kotegaeshi katameru
Katadori ikkyo omote katameru
Katadori ikkyo ura katameru

Kokyu dosa

4th Kyu (orange belt - 30 classes)
Examiner will request the techniques to be demonstrated several times each at kotai and juntai level.

Techniques
Shomenuchi iriminage
Yokomenuchi shihonage omote
Munetsuki kotegaeshi katameru
Katatedori ikkyo omote katameru
Katatedori ikkyo ura katameru
Katadori nikyo omote katameru
Katadori nikyo ura katameru
Ushirotekubidori sankyo katameru

Kokyu dosa

3rd Kyu (green belt - 35 classes)
Examiner will request the techniques to be demonstrated several times each at ryutai level.

Techniques
Katadori ikkyo omote katameru
Katadori ikkyo ura katameru
Katadori nikyo omote katameru
Katadori nikyo ura katameru
Katadori sankyo omote katameru
Katadori sankyo ura katameru
Katadori yonkyo omote katameru
Katadori yonkyo ura katameru
Yokomenuchi
(2 arts)
Ryotedori (1 art)

Kokyu dosa

2nd Kyu (brown belt - 45 classes)
Set techniques are demonstrated at ryutai level.  For taninzugake nage must demonstrate at least 3 arts at ryutai level with 1 uke for 1 minute.  In tanto tori and bokken tori uke must attack shomenuchi, yokomenuchi and munetsuki.

Techniques
Katadori nikyo omote katameru
Katadori nikyo ura katameru
Katadori sankyo omote katameru
Katadori sankyo ura katameru
Katadori yonkyo omote katameru
Katadori yonkyo ura katameru
Ushirodori
(1 art)
Ushirotekubidori kubishime
(1 art)

Taninzugake
Katatedori
Yokomenuchi
Ushirotekubidori
Shomenuchi
Munetsuki
Tanto tori
Bokken tori


Kata

Sword of Nine Ways (bokken)
Shooting Star (jo)

Kokyu dosa

1st Kyu (brown belt with hakama – 70 classes)
Nage must demonstrate at least 4 arts at ryutai level with 1 uke for 1 minute.  In tanto tori and bokken tori uke must attack shomenuchi, yokomenuchi and munetsuki.

Taninzugake
Katatedori
Yokomenuchi
Ushirotekubidori
Shomenuchi
Munetsuki
Tanto tori
Bokken tori

Kata

Sword of Nine Ways (bokken)
Free Wielding Sword (bokken)
Shooting Star (jo)
Butterfly (jo)

Kokyu dosa

Shodan (black belt - 100 classes)
Nage must demonstrate at least 5 arts at ryutai level with 1 uke for 1 minute.  In tanto tori and bokken tori uke must attack shomenuchi, yokomenuchi and munetsuki.

Taninzugake
Katatedori
Yokomenuchi
Ushirotekubidori
Shomenuchi
Munetsuki
Tanto tori
Bokken tori

Kata
Sword of Nine Ways (bokken)
Free Wielding Sword (bokken)
Shooting Star (jo)
Butterfly (jo)

Sanningake

Nidan (2 years)
Nage must demonstrate at least 5 arts at ryutai level with 1 uke for 1 minute.  In tanto tori, bokken tori and jo tori uke must attack shomenuchi, yokomenuchi and munetsuki.

Taninzugake
Katatedori
Ryotedori
Yokomenuchi
Ushirotekubidori
Shomenuchi
Munetsuki
Tanto tori
Bokken tori
Jo tori
Jo nage

Kata

Sword of Nine Ways (bokken)
Free Wielding Sword (bokken)
Shooting Star (jo)
Butterfly (jo)

Yoningake

Sandan (3 years)
Nage must demonstrate at least 5 arts at ryutai level with 1 uke for 1 minute.  In tanto tori, bokken tori and jo tori uke must attack shomenuchi, yokomenuchi and munetsuki.

Taninzugake
Katatedori
Ryotedori
Katadori
Yokomenuchi
Ushirotekubidori
Shomenuchi
Munetsuki
Tanto tori
Bokken tori
Jo tori
Jo nage

Kata

Sword of Nine Ways (bokken)
Free Wielding Sword (bokken)
Sword of the Dream (twice - bokken)
Shooting Star (jo)
Butterfly (jo)

Goningake
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