Shodan

Requirements for Promotion to Shodan

(This exam will emphasize the following forms, but may include any techniques from previous exams)

Basic Requirements: Same as 1st Kyu

Additional Requirements:

  • WEAPONS
    • Sword taking (5 techniques)
    • Staff taking (5 techniques)
    • Throwing with the staff
    • Knife Defense (5 variations)
    • Paired Sword
    • 3 Aikibojitsu Katas
  • JIYU WAZA
  • RANDORI (3-5 Persons)