Aikdio Martial Arts Testing for Pre-Kyu Ranks

Aikido Curriculum (Youth)

Yellow Belt

YELLOW

 

 

 

 

 

EXERCISES

Name

Description

 

Kamai/Hamni

Stance

 

Ikkyo

1st technique/stretch

 

Nikkuo

2nd technique/stretch

 

Sankyo

3rd technique/stretch

 

Kotegaeshi

4th technique/stretch

 

Funekogi undo

Rowing

 

Ikkyo undo

Rowing + Ikkyo

 

Zengo undo

Rowing +Ikkyo + 2 directions

 

Tenkan undo (2)

Turn 2 directions

 

Tai no henko

Turn while grabbed

 

 

 

UKEMI

Name

Description

 

Kneeling

Forward & backwards

 

Standing

Forward & backwards

  

 

  

 

WEAPONS

Name

Description

 

Jo Tsuki

Thrust w/Jo

 

Jo Shomen Uchi

Overhead strike (2 ways)

  

 

  

 

  

 

ATTACKS

Name

Description

 

Katatetori

Hand grab (1x1 same side)

 

Katatekosatori

Hand grab (1x1 cross)

 

Shomen Uchi (2 ways)

Overhead strike

 

Tsuki (Munen Tsuki)

Thrust/punch (middle target)

 

 

 

TECHNIQUES

Name

Description

 

(Katatetori) [Shihonage]

(attack) [defense]

Orange Belt

ORANGE

 

 

 

 

 

EXERCISES

Name

Description

 

Yellow+

 

 

Kamai/Hamni Changes

Change stances

 

Ikkyo Undo (4)

Rowing +Ikkyo + 4 directions

 

Kokyu Dosa

Kneeling connecting drill

 

Irimi Tsuki

Enter into punch

 

Irimi Shomen Uchi

Enter into overhead strike

  

 

  

 

UKEMI

Name

Description

 

Yellow+

 

 

Slip

Kneeling & standing

 

One Leg

Standing, one leg

 

Throws

By instructor

 

 

 

WEAPONS

Name

Description

 

Yellow+

 

 

Jo - Hikiotoshi Kamai

Jo stance low

  

 

  

 

  

 

ATTACKS

Name

Description

 

Yellow+

 

 

Ryotetori

Hand grab (2x2)

 

Morotetori

Hand grab (2x1)

  

 

TECHNIQUES

Name

Description

 

Yellow+

 

 

(Ryotetori) [Nikkyo]

 

 

(Katatetori) [Kokyunage]

 

Green Belt

GREEN

 

 

 

 

 

EXERCISES

Name

Description

 

Orange+

 

 

Kamai/Hamni Randori

Keeping stance during motion

 

Ikkyu Undo (8)

Rowing +Ikkyo + 8 directions

 

Tenkan undo

Turn 4 directions

 

Irimi Yokomen

Enter into overhead diagonal Strike

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

UKEMI

Name

Description

 

Orange+

 

 

Tumble bridge

Tumble over 1 person

 

Cross tumble

Standing

  

 

WEAPONS

Name

Description

 

Orange+

 

 

Jo Kata (6)

6 count jo kata

 

Jo (8 directions)

8 direction drill with jo

 

Bokken Shomen Uchi

Overhead strike with sword

 

Bokken (4 directions)

Ikkyo Undo (4) w/Bokken

 

 

 

ATTACKS

Name

Description

 

Orange+

 

 

Yokomen Uchi

Overhead diagonal strike

 

Ushiro tekubitori

Hand grab from behind (2x2)

  

 

TECHNIQUES

Name

Description

 

Orange+

 

 

(Morotetori) [Kokyunage]

2 ways (breath throw)

 

(Tsuki) [Kotegaeshi]

 

Blue Belt

BLUE

 

 

 

 

 

EXERCISES

Name

Description

 

Green+

 

 

Tenkan undo (8)

Turn 8 directions

 

Knee walking

Forward & backwards

  

 

  

 

UKEMI

Name

Description

 

Green+

 

 

Long tumble

 

 

Breakfall (in place)

 

  

 

WEAPONS

Name

Description

 

Green+

 

 

Jo (Yokomen Uchi)

Overhead diagonal strike (2 ways)

 

Jo kata (8)

8 count jo kata

 

Bokken (8 directions)

Ikkyo Undo (8) w/Bokken

  

 

ATTACKS

Name

Description

 

Green+

 

 

Ushiro Ryokatotori

Shoulder grab from behind

  

 

  

 

TECHNIQUES

Name

Description

 

Green+

 

 

(Shomenuchi) [Iriminage]

 

 

(Katatekosatori) [Iriminage]

(cross-hand grab)

 

(Ryotetori) [Kokyunage]

 

Brown Belt

BROWN

 

 

 

 

 

EXERCISES

Name

Description

 

Blue+

 

 

Tenkan train

Continuous tenkan

 

Ikkyu with grab

 

 

Knee walking (turning)

 

  

 

UKEMI

Name

Description

 

Blue+

 

 

Tumble & tenkan

 

 

Breakfalls (sensei throws)

 

  

 

WEAPONS

Name

Description

 

Blue+

 

 

Bokken Yokomen Uchi

Overhead diagonal strike (2 ways)

 

Bokken Munen Tsuki

Thrust (2 ways)

  

 

  

 

ATTACKS

Name

Description

 

Blue+

 

 

Kata Menuchi

Grab and overhead strike

  

 

  

 

TECHNIQUES

Name

Description

 

Blue+

 

 

(Tsuki) [Irmininage]

 

 

(Shomenuchi) [Kotegaeshi]

 

 

(Ushiro Tekubitori) [Kokyunage]

 

 

Randori (1x1)

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