Aikido of Minnesota Rank Requirements

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Kyu Promotion Test Requirements
(days)* = Number of training days required after attaining previous rank

5th Kyu (80days)*

T Katatetori Shihonage
T Katatetori Kaitennage
T Ryotetori Tenchinage
T Munetsuki Kotegaeshi
T Shomenuchi Iriminage
TS Shomenuchi Ikkyo
S Ryotetori Kokyuho

4th Kyu (100 days)*

TS Shomenuchi Ikkyo
TS Shomenuchi Nikkyo
TS Katatori Ikkyo
TS Katatori Nikyo
T Munetsuki Kotegaeshi
T Shomenuchi Kotegaeshi
T Munetsuki Iriminage
T Shomenuchi Iriminage
T Shomenuchi Shihonage
T Yokomenuchi Shihonage
S Ryotetori Kokyuho

3rd Kyu (125 days)*

T Ushiro Ryotetori Ikkyo
T Ushiro Ryotetori Nikyo
TS Shomenuchi Sankyo
TS Katatori Nikyo
TS Shomenuchi Yonkyo
TS Katatori Sankyo
TS Katatori Yonkyo
T Morotetori Iriminage
T Yokomenuchi Iriminage
T Shomenuchi Iriminage
T Shomenuchi Kaitennage
T Munetsuki Kaitennage
T Ushiro Ryotetori Shihonage
H Katatetori Shihonage
J Katatetori 3 Techniques
S Ryotetori Kokyuho

2nd Kyu (150 days)*

H Ushiro Katatori Sankyo
T Ushiro Ryotetori Sankyo
T Ushiro Ryotetori Yonkyo
T Shomenuchi Gokyo
T Yokomenuchi Gokyo
T Katatetori Kotegaeshi
TH Yokomenushi Kotegaeshi
TH Shomenuchi Iriminage
T Katatetori Iriminage
T Ushiro Ryotetori Iriminage
T Ryokatatori Jujinage
T Ushiro Ryotetori Jujinage
T Shomenuchi Koshinage
T Ushiro Ryotetori Koshinage
T Shomenuchi Shihonage
T Ushiro Ryotetori Shihonage
J Shomenuchi 3 Techniques
J Ryotetori 3 Techniques
T Morotetori Kokyuho
S Ryotetori Kokyuho

1st Kyu (200 days)*

TS Shomenuchi Ikkyo
TS Shomenuchi Nikyo
TS Shomenuchi Sankyo
T Shomenuchi Yonkyo
T Yokomenuchi Gokyo
T Katatetori 3 Nage
T Ryotetori 3 Nage
T Morotetori 3 Nage
T Munetsuki 3 Nage
T Yokomenuchi 3 Nage
T Shomenuchi 3 Nage
T Ushiro Ryotetori 3 Nage
H Katatetori Shihonage
H Tsuki Kaitennage
T Tantotori 3 Techniques
J Yokomenuchi 3 Techniques
J Tsuki 3 techniques
J Ushiro 3 Techniques
T Morotetori Kokyuho
S Ryotetori Kokyuho

 

T = Tachi Waza S = Suwari Wazi H = Hanmi Handachi J = Jyu Waza

Omote and Ura shall be applied as called for

 

Dan Promotion Test Requirements

SHODAN – 1st Degree Black Belt (400 days)*

Katatori Menuchi 4 Techniques
ShomenUchi 4 Techniques
YokomenUchi 4 Techniques
MuneTsuki 4 Techniques
KatateTori 4 Techniques
RyoteTori 4 Techniques
MoroteTori 4 Techniques
UshiroRyoteTori 4 Techniques
H) KatateTori 3 Techniques
H) UshiroTori 3 Techniques
S) ShomenUchi Ikkyo, Nikyo, Sankyo, Yonkyo
TantoTori 3 Techniques
TachiTori 3 Techniques
JoTori 3 Techniques
Henka Waza 3 Techniques
Jyu Waza (Ryokatatori) 3 Ukes

Essay related to your thoughts on Aikido.
Other Requirements to be determined by the examiner at the time of the exam.

H = Hanmi Handachi S = Suwari Waza

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