ShinShin Toitsu Aikido Testing Criteria

Criteria for Promotional Exams

(5th Kyu to 1st Kyu) – as of April 2002

 

Rank
(Ki-Rank)
Required Hours Hitori Waza & Taigi Kumi Waza
5th Kyu
(Shokyu)
Over 30 hours
and 3 months
of training
1. Udemawashi
2. Udefuri
3. Udefuri Choyaku
4. Sayu
5. Sayu Choyaku
6. Ushiro Ukemi: backward roll and to standing
7. Zenpou Kaiten: forward roll
1. Katatekosatori Kokyunage (classic)
2. Katatetori Kokyunage Tenkan
+  Katatetori lkkyo Irimi & Tenkan
+  Kokyudosa (all ranks)
4th Kyu
(Shokyu)
Over 30 hours
of training after earning 5th Kyu
5th Kyu plus:
8. Ikkyo
9. Zengo
10. Happo
11. Zenshin-Koshin
3. Katatori Ikkyo Irimi & Tenkan (with pin)
4. Munetsuki Koteoroshi (with pin)
5. Yokomenuchi Shihonage Irimi & Tenkan
6. Shomenuchi Kokyunage
+ Katatetori Kokyunage Irimi (sayu)
+ Katatetori Kokyunage Zenpou
Kokyudosa
3rd Kyu
(Chukyu)
Over 30 hours
of training after earning 4th Kyu
all of 5th and 4th Kyu plus:
12. Funekogi
13. Nikkyo
14. Sankyo
15. Koteoroshi
+ Tenkan
+ Shikko
7. Katatori Nikyo Irimi & Tenkan (with pin)
8. Katatori Sankyo Irimi & Tenkan (with pin)
9. Katatori Yonkyo Irimi & Tenkan (with pin)
10. Yokomenuchi Zenpo-nage
11. Ryotetori Zenpo-nage
+ Katatekosatori Koteoroshi (with pin)
+ Ryotemochi Kokyunage Irimi
Kokyudosa
2nd Kyu
(Chukyu)
Over 50 hours
and 6 months
of training after earning 3rd Kyu and instructor’s approval
all of 5th to 3rd Kyu plus:
16. Kaho Tekubi Kosa
17. Joho Tekubi Kosa
18. Ushirotori
19. Ushirotekubitori Zenshin
20. Ushirotekubitori Koshin
+ Tobikoshi Ukemi: jump roll
1 Taigi from #1-9
12. Ushiro-tekubitori Zenpo-nage
13. Ushiro-Katatetori Kubijime Sankyonage
14. Ryotetori Tenchinage Irimi & Tenkan
15. Ushirotori Kokyunage Zenpo-nage
16. Ryotemochi Kokyunage Enundo
+ Katatetori Kaiten-nage Irimi & Tenkan
+ Ryotetori Zenpo-nage (3 arts)
+ One Person Randori
Kokyudosa
1st Kyu
(Chukyu)
Over 50 hours
and 6 months
of training after earning 2nd Kyu and instructor’s approval
Hitori Waza #1-20 =
All of 5th to 2nd Kyu, but better!
2 Taigi from #1-9
17. Zagi Handachi Shomenuchi Kokyunage
18. Zagi Handachi Munetsuki Koteoroshi (with pin)
19. Zagi Handachi Yokomenuchi Zenpo-nage
20. Munetsuki Kokuynage Zenpo-nage
21. Munetsuki Kokyunage Sudori
22. Munetsuki Kokyunage Kaiten-nage
23. Katatetori Ryotemochi Koteoroshi
24. Katatetori Ryotemochi Kokyunage (Hachi-no-Ji)
25. Yokomenuchi Koteoroshi (Enundo)
26. Yokomenuchi Kokyunage (Hachi-no-Ji)
27. Shomenuchi Koteoroshi
28. Shomenuchi Ikkyo Irimi & Tenkan (with pin)
29. Ushiro-tekubitori Koteoroshi
30. Ushiro-tekubitori lkkyo
+ Ushiro Ryokatatori Kokyunage (3 Arts)
+ Keri-waza (3 Arts)
Kokyudosa
+ Two-person Randori

+ = Extra Techniques (MKF requirement)
Note: for every kyu (=belt) test the respective Ki Test is prerequisite.
— see also the Midland Ki Federation page

 

Children’s Criteria (No Kyu to 6th Kyu)

 

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