The Aikido Center of Atlanta

Since 1967

The Aikido Center of Atlanta is a charter member of the United States Aikido Federation and adheres to the rank requirements established by the USAF Technical Committee under the guidance of Yamada Shihan. The Aikido Center of Atlanta does not use a colored belt system for it's Adult ranks before black belt.

6th Kyu (Rokukyu): 20 practice days since beginning

1. Seiza(a) Bowing/Rei(b) Rise from seiza

2. Shikko* Hanmi(a) Migi hanmi(b) Hidari hanmi

3. Ukemi(a) Ushiro ukemi    (1) back fall    (2) back roll*(b) Mae ukemi*

4. Kokyu undo(a) Funakogi undo(b) Ikkyo undo

5. Tai sabaki(a) Tenkan(b) Irimi(c) Irimi tenkan(d) Tenshin

6. Hanmi (w/partner)(a) Ai hanmi(b) Gyaku hanmi

7.Atemi (w/partner)(a) Tsuki(b) Yokomenuchi(c) Shomenuchi

8. Tai no henko (w/partner) as both uke and nage

9. Kokyudosa - Zagi Kokyuho (sitting) (w/partner)

 

5th Kyu: 60 Practice Days

1. Shomenuchi Ikkyo(omote & ura) 

2. Shomenuchi Iriminage 

3. Katatetori Shihonage(omote & ura) 

4. Ryotetori Tenchinage 

5. Tsuki Kotegaeshi 

6. Ushiro Tekubitori Kotegaeshi 

7. Morotetori Kokyuho

4th Kyu: 80 Practice Days

1. Shomenuchi Nikkyo(omote & ura) 

2. Yokomenuchi Shihonage(omote & ura) 

3. Tsuki Iriminage 

4. Ushiro Tekubi Sankyo(omote & ura) 

5. Ushiro Ryokatatori Kotegaeshi 

6. Suwari Waza: Shomenuchi Ikkyo                      

       Katatori Nikkyo(omote & ura)                             

       Katatori Sankyo

3rd Kyu: 100 Practice Days
1. Yokomenuchi Iriminage(2 ways) 
2. Yokomenuchi Kotegaeshi 
3. Tsuki Kaitennage 
4. Ushiro Ryokatatori Sankyo(omote & ura) 
5. Morotetori Iriminage(2 ways) 
6. Shomenuchi Sankyo(omote & ura) 
7. Suwari Waza:  Shomenuchi Iriminage 
                              Shomenuchi Nikkyo(omote & ura) 
8. Hanmi-Handachi: Katetetori Shihonage 
                                    Katetori Kaitennage 
                                    (uchi & soto mawari*)

 

Amos Kennedy Nidan Test pt.1

2nd Kyu: 200 Practice Days

1. Shomenuchi Shihonage 

2. Shomenuchi Kaitennage 

3. Yokomenuchi Gokyo 

4. Ushiro Tekubitori Shihonage 

5. Ushiro Tekubitori Jujinage 

6. Ushiro Kubishime Koshinage 

7. Morotetori Nikkyo 

8. Hanmi-Handachi:

        Shomenuchi Iriminage

        Katatetori Nikkyo

        Yokomenuchi Kotegaeshi 

9. Freestyle-2 persons

1st Kyu: 300 Practice Days

1. Katatori Menuchi-5 techniques 

2. Yokomenuchi-5 techniques 

3. Morotetori-5 techniques 

4. Shomenuchi-5 techniques 

5. Ryotetori-5 techniques 

6. Koshinage-5 techniques

 7. Tantortori 

8. Hanmi-Handachi(Ushiro Waza-5 techniques) 

9. Freestyle-3 persons

Sho-dan: 400 Practice Days

1. All of 1st Kyu requirements 

2. Tachitori 

3. Jotori 

4. Henkawaza** 

5. Freestyle-4 persons

Ni-dan: 600 Practice Days
1. Attend 2 seminars per year after Sho-Dan 
2. All of Sho-Dan requirements 
3. Tachitori-2 
4. Freestyle-5 
5. Kaeshiwaza***

San-dan: 700 Practice Days

1. Attend 2 seminars per year after Ni-Dan. Subject of exam to be determined by examiner at the time of the exam.

Brian Weinberg Nidan Test pt.1
Shella Keilholz Nidan Randori

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