Student Resources

Student Grading

Grading will be held every April, August and December (Every 4 Months).

Each student must have attended 10 classes in a 4 month period to apply for grading.

Grading is based on the quality of Taijutsu demonstrated rather than the quantity of memorized techniques.

Each student begins at the Rank of 10th Kyu (White Belt, No Grade) and works their way down to 9th Kyu, 8th Kyu, 7th Kyu etc.

9th Kyu

Ukemi - Zenpo kaiten (Forward Roll)

Sanshin no Kata -> Chi no Kata

8th Kyu

Ukemi - Koho kaiten (Back Roll)

Sanshin no Kata -> Sui no Kata

7th Kyu

Ukemi - Yoko nagare (Side Flow)

Sanshin no Kata -> Ka no Kata

6th Kyu

Ukemi - Zenpo kaiten, Koho kaiten, Yoko nagare

Sanshin no Kata -> Fu no Kata

5th Kyu

Sanshin no Kata

4th Kyu

Ichimonji no Kata

3rd Kyu

Hicho no Kata

2nd Kyu

Jumonji no Kata

1st Kyu

Omote Gyaku (Outer Wrist Reverse)

Ura Gyaku (Inner Wrist Reverse)

Shodan

Ukemi - Zenpo kaiten, Koho kaiten, Yoko nagare

Sanshin no Kata

Kihon Happo