Iwama Aikido Grading Syllabus

The Kokoro Kai Iwama Aikido club follows a strict and pre-defined grading syllibus (which you cna find below), in which the use and understanding of Bokken and Jo form an integral part.


Grade Kyu/Dan Type of Attack Technique O U T S
5th Kyu Shomenuchi Ikkyo X X X X
Katatedori Ikkyo X X X -
Katatedori Shiho nage X X X -
Bukiwaza Ken suburi 1 to 7
Roku no Jo
 
4th Kyu Shomenuchi Nikyo X X X X
Katatedori Nikyo X X X -
Bukiwaza 31 jo kata
 
3rd Kyu Shomenuchi Sankyo X X X X
Shomenuchi Kotegaeshi - - X -
           
Tsuki Shiho nage - - X -
Ryotedori Shiho nage X X - -
Yokomenuchi Kaiten nage - - X -
Katatedori Irimi nage - - X -
Bukiwaza Go no awase
Shichi no awase    

Suwariwaza kokyu ho
Morotedori kokyu ho kihon waza
Tai no henko (+ ki no nagare)

 
2nd Kyu Shomenuchi Yonkyo X X X X
Katatedori Yonkyo X X X  -
Bukiwaza Jo Suburi 1 to 13
 
1st Kyu Yokomenuchi Ikkyo to Yonkyo X X - X
Yokomenuchi Gokyo - X - X
2 forms of attack Shiho nage - - X -
2 forms of attack Kotegaeshi - - X -
2 forms of attack Kokyu nage - - X -
2 forms of attack Irimi nage - - X -
2 forms of attack Koshi nage - - X -
2 forms of attack Ushiro waza - - X -
2 forms of attack Tachi dori - - X -
2 forms of attack Jo dori - - X -
2 forms of attack Tanken dori - - X -
Bukiwaza Jo Suburi 1 to 20

Ninin dori (2 attackers)
Jiyuwaza

 

 

 

 

1st Dan

 

 

Katatedori - in kihon & ki no nagare

Tai no henko

    X  
Morotedori - in kihon & ki no nagare Kokyu ho - 3 variations     X  
Ryotodori Kokyu ho - 3 variations       X
Katate, Ryoto, Ryokatadori kokyu ho     X  
Suwariwaza Yokomenuchi Ikkyo X X - -
Suwariwaza Yokomenuchi Nikyo X X - -
Suwariwaza Yokomenuchi Sankyo X X - -
Suwariwaza Yokomenuchi Yonkyo X X - -
Suwariwaza Yokomenuchi Gokyo - X - -
Tachiwaza 3 different forms of attack Shiho nage - - - -
Tachiwaza 3 different forms of attack Kotegaeshi - - - -
Tachiwaza 3 different forms of attack Irimi nage - - - -
Tachiwaza 3 different forms of attack Koshi nage - - - -
Ushiro waza 3 different forms of attack     

Hanmi handachi waza - 3 different techniques with 3 different forms of attack

Suwariwaza kokyu ho
Ninin dori

Tanken dori
Tachi dori
Jo dori - 3 different techniques with 3 different forms of attack

7 ken suburi
Happo giri
Migi no awase
Hidari no awase
Go no awase
Shichi no awase

20 jo suburi
Roku no jo
San jyu ichi no kata
Jyu san no kata
7 basic controls

 
2nd Dan         The program is substantially similar to the program of Shodan, but the techniques should be performed more precisely, faster and more fluid.     
Katatedori - in kihon & ki no nagare Tai no henko     X  
Morotedori - in kihon & ki no nagare Kokyu ho - 3 variations     X  
Ryotodori Kokyu ho - 3 variations       X
Katate, Ryoto, Ryokatadori Kokyu ho     X  
Suwariwaza Yokomenuchi ikkyo X X - -
Yokomenuchi nikyo X X - -
Yokomenuchi sankyo X X - -
Yokomenuchi yonkyo X X - -
Yokomenuchi gokyo X X - -
Ushiro Eridori Kokuho, Ikkyo     X  
Hanmi handachi waza 3 different forms of attack 3 different techniques    
Ryotadori  Kokuho - ki no nagare    X    
Tachiwaza 3 different forms of attack Shiho nage        
3 different forms of attack Kote gaeshi        

Irimi nage 3 different forms of attack

Koshi nage 3 different forms of attack

Kokyu nage 3 different forms of attack

Ushiro waza 3 different forms of attack

Suwariwaza kokyu ho
Sannin dori 3 different forms of attack

kihon – ki no nagare 3 different forms of attack
kihon – ki no nagare

Tanken dori
Tachi dori
Jo dori 3 different techniques with 3 different forms of attack

Ninin dori 2 partners: 1 ken, 1 jo 

Bukiwaza

AIKIKEN

7 suburi

5 jonage

4 Happo giri (ichi no suburi – ni no suburi – roku no suburi – shichi no suburi)
Go no awase, Shichi no awase
Kumitachi 1-5

AIKIJO

Happotski

20 suburi
Roku no jo

San jyu ichi no kata - kihon + awase

Jyu san no kata - kihon + awase

Kumitachi 1-5