Testing Requirements

(as of 1990)

5th Kyu - 60 practice days
Shomenuchi Ikkyo (omote & ura)
Shomenuchi Iriminage
Katatetori Shihonage (omote & ura)
Ryotetori Tenshinage
Tsuki Kotegaeshi
Ushiro Tekubitori Kotegaeshi
Morotetori Kokyuho


4th Kyu - 80 practice days
Shomenuchi Nikkyo (omote & ura)
Yokomenuchi Shihonage (omote & ura)
Tsuki Iriminage
Ushiro Tekubitori Sankyo (omote & ura)
Ushiro Ryotetori Kotegaeshi
Suwari Waza: Shomenuchi Ikkyo
Katatori Nikkyo (omote & ura)

Katatori Sankyo


3rd Kyu - 100 practice days
Yokomenuchi Iriminage - (2 ways)
Yokomenuchi Kotegaeshi
Tsuki Kaitennage
Ushiro Ryokatatori Sankyo (omote & ura)
Morotetori Iriminage (2 ways)
Shomenuchi Sankyo (omote & ura)
Suwari Waza: Shomenuchi Iriminage
Shomenuchi Nikkyo (omote & ura)
Hanmi-Hadachi: Katatetori Shihonage
Katatetori Kaitennage

(uchi & soto mawari*)


2nd Kyu - 200 practice days
Shomenuchi Shihonage
Shomenuchi Kaitennage
Yokomenuchi Gokyo
Ushiro Tekubitori Shihonage
Ushiro Tekubitori Jujinage
Ushiro Kubishime Koshinage
Morotetori Nikkyo
Hanmi-Handachi: Shomenuchi Iriminage
Katatetori Nikkyo
Yokomenuchi Kotegaeshi
Freestyle - 2 persons

1st Kyu - 300 practice days
Katatori Menuchi - 5 techniques
Yokomenuchi - 5 techniques
Morotetori - 5 techniques
Shomenuchi - 5 techniques
Ryotetori - 5 techniques
Koshinage - 5 techniques
Tantotori - 5 techniques
Hanmi-Handachi (ushiro waza - 5 techniques)
Freestyle - 3 persons


Sho-Dan - 400 practice days
All of 1st Kyu requirements
Tachitori
Jotori
Henkawaza**
Freestyle - 4 persons


Ni-Dan - 600 practice days
Attend 2 seminars per year after Sho-Dan
All of Shodan requirements
Tachitori - 2
Freestyle - 5 persons
Kaeshiwaza***


San-Dan - 700 practice days
Attend 2 seminars per year after Ni-Dan

All of Nidan requirements
Subject of exam determined by examiner at the time of exam


Note: Hour requirements are counted from the last test.


* Uchi & Soto Mawari -- both the inside (uchi)

and outside (soto) movements or variations.

** Henka-waza -- techniques were the nage

(thrower) switches from one technique to

another technique. Examiner will call the

first (or starting) technique.
*** Kaeshi-waza -- counter techniques. Uke

(attacker) appies the technique to nage. Then

nage counters with the appropriate counter.

Original techniques (for uke) will be called

by the examiner. (E.g., to apply sankyo against

nikkyo).

 

Glossary of Words of Attack

 

1.        Hamni-Handachi uke standing, naga sitting

2.        Jotori jo techniques

3.        Katatetori one hand grab to wriwt

4.        Katatori one hand grab to collar

5.        Morotetori two hands on one

6.        Ryotetori both wrist

7.        Shomenuchi strike to forehead

8.        Suwariwaza techniques from sitting

 

9.        Tachitori attack with boken

10.     Tantotori attack with knife

11.     Tsuki thrust or punch

12.     Ushiro Kubishime choke from behind with free hand grabbing wrist

13.     Ushiro Ryokatori both shoulders grabbed from behind

14.     Ushiro Tekubitori both wrists grabbed from behind

15.     Ushiro Waza any attack from behind

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