• Rank Requirements – Children

    Rank Requirements (Children)

    Yellow Belt – 9th Kyu

    25 training days

    Tai Sabaki (body movement)

    Two steps

    Tenkan blend (turning)

    Irimi blend (entering)

    Shikko forward

    Ukemi (falling)

    Forward roll

    Backward roll

    Atemi (attacks)

    Katate dori (one-handed wrist grab)

    Munetsuki (punch to the midsection)

    Shomen uchi (open hand strike to the head)

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Kokyu dosa

    Orange Belt – 8th Kyu

    40 training days

    Tai Sabaki (body movement)

    Two steps

    Tenkan blend (turning)

    Irimi blend (entering)

    Shikko forward, backward & turning

    5 push-ups

    10 sit-ups

    Ukemi (falling)

    Forward roll

    Backward roll

    Forward roll slap & stay down

    Atemi (attacks)

    Katate dori (one-handed wrist grab)

    Munetsuki (punch to the midsection)

    Shomen uchi (open hand strike to the head)

    Yokomen uchi (open hand strike to the side of the head)

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1st & 2nd bokken suburi

    Green Belt – 7th Kyu

    50 training days

    Tai Sabaki (body movement)

    Two steps

    Tenkan blend (turning)

    Irimi blend (entering)

    Shikko forward, backward & turning

    5 push-ups

    10 sit-ups

    Ukemi (falling)

    Forward roll

    Backward roll

    Forward roll slap & stay down

    Atemi (attacks)

    Katate dori (one-handed wrist grab)

    Munetsuki (punch to the midsection)

    Shomen uchi (open hand strike to the head)

    Yokomen uchi (open hand strike to the side of the head)

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1st thru 4th bokken suburi

    Advanced Green Belt – 6th Kyu

    60 training days

    Tai Sabaki (body movement)

    Two steps

    Tenkan blend (turning)

    Irimi blend (entering)

    Shikko forward, backward & turning

    10 push-ups

    15 sit-ups

    Ukemi (falling)

    Forward roll

    Backward roll

    Forward roll slap & stay down

    Forward roll over one person

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Morote dori kokyu ho

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Yokomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Gyakute dori (opposite hand grab) kokyu nage

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1 – 7 bokken suburi

    1 – 5 of the 31 jo kata

    Blue Belt – 5th Kyu

    70 training days

    Tai Sabaki (body movement)

    Two steps

    Tenkan blend (turning)

    Irimi blend (entering)

    Shikko forward, backward & turning

    10 push-ups

    25 sit-ups

    Ukemi (falling)

    Forward roll

    Backward roll

    Forward roll slap & stay down

    Forward roll over one person

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Morote dori kokyu ho

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Yokomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Gyakute dori (opposite hand grab) kokyu nage

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Shomen uchi ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Ryote dori (both hands grabbed) ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Katate dori ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Gyakute dori nikkyo ura waza

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1 – 7 bokken suburi

    1 – 10 of the 31 jo kata

    Advanced Blue Belt – 4th Kyu

    80 training days

    Ukemi (falling)

    Forward roll

    Backward roll

    Forward roll slap & stay down

    Forward roll over one person

    Tobukemi (high falls)

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Morote dori kokyu ho

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kokyu nage

    Yokomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Gyakute dori (opposite hand grab) kokyu nage

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Shomen uchi ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Ryote dori (both hands grabbed) ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Katate dori ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Gyakute dori nikkyo ura waza

    Kata dori (shoulder grab with one hand) nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1 – 7 bokken suburi

    1 – 20 of the 31 jo kata

    Purple Belt – 3rd Kyu

    90 training days

    Ukemi (falling)

    Forward roll

    Backward roll

    Forward roll slap & stay down

    Forward roll over one person

    Tobukemi (high falls)

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Morote dori kokyu ho

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kokyu nage

    Yokomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Gyakute dori (opposite hand grab) kokyu nage

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Shomen uchi ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Ryote dori (both hands grabbed) ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Katate dori ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Gyakute dori nikkyo ura waza

    Kata dori (shoulder grab with one hand) nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi sankyo omote & ura waza

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1 – 7 bokken suburi

    Migi no awase (right side)

    Hidari no awase (left side)

    31 jo kata

    1 – 10 jo suburi

    Advanced Purple Belt – 2nd Kyu

    100 training days

    Suwari waza (uke & nage on knees)

    Shomen uchi ikkyo through sankyo omote & ura waza

    Hanmi handachi (uke stands, nage on knees)

    Munetsuki & shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Munetsuki & shomen uchi irimi nage

    Katate & ryote dori shiho nage

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Morote dori kokyu ho

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kokyu nage

    Yokomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Gyakute dori (opposite hand grab) kokyu nage

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Shomen uchi ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Ryote dori (both hands grabbed) ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Katate dori ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Gyakute dori nikkyo ura waza

    Kata dori (shoulder grab with one hand) nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi sankyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi yonkyo omote & ura waza

    2 person randori

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1 – 7 bokken suburi

    Migi no awase (right side)

    Hidari no awase (left side)

    Go no awase (5th)

    Shichi no awase (7th)

    31 jo kata

    20 jo suburi

    4 tachi dori & 4 jo dori

    Red Belt – 1st Kyu

    120 training days

    Suwari waza (uke & nage on knees)

    Shomen uchi ikkyo through sankyo omote & ura waza

    Hanmi handachi (uke stands, nage on knees)

    Munetsuki & shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Munetsuki & shomen uchi irimi nage

    Katate & ryote dori shiho nage

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Morote dori kokyu ho

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kokyu nage

    Yokomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Gyakute dori (opposite hand grab) kokyu nage

    Ushiro ryote dori kokyu nage

    Ryote dori tenshi nage

    Katate dori, munetsuki & shomen uchi kaiten nage uchi & soto mawari

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Shomen uchi ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Ryote dori (both hands grabbed) ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Katate dori ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Gyakute dori nikkyo ura waza

    Kata dori (shoulder grab with one hand) nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi sankyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi yonkyo omote & ura waza

    Ushiro ryote dori ikkyo through yonkyo

    2 person randori

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1 – 7 bokken suburi

    Migi no awase (right side)

    Hidari no awase (left side)

    Go no awase (5th)

    Shichi no awase (7th)

    31 jo kata

    20 jo suburi

    4 tachi dori & 4 jo dori

    2 tanto dori from tsuki, shomen uchi, yokomen uchi, knife at throat from front to rear, & slash attack

    First 2 kumi jo, kumi tachi & ken tai jo

    Advance Red Belt – Shodan Ho

    150 training days

    Suwari waza (uke & nage on knees)

    Shomen uchi ikkyo through sankyo omote & ura waza

    Hanmi handachi (uke stands, nage on knees)

    Munetsuki & shomen uchi kote gaishi Munetsuki & shomen uchi irimi nage

    Katate & ryote dori shiho nage Four techniques from ushiro ryote dori

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Morote dori kokyu ho

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kokyu nage

    Yokomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Gyakute dori (opposite hand grab) kokyu nage

    Ushiro ryote dori kokyu nage

    Ushiro ryote dori kote gaishi, shiho nage & irimi nage

    Ryote dori tenshi nage

    Katate dori, munetsuki & shomen uchi kaiten nage uchi & soto mawari

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Shomen uchi ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Ryote dori (both hands grabbed) ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Katate dori ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Gyakute dori nikkyo ura waza

    Kata dori (shoulder grab with one hand) nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi sankyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi yonkyo omote & ura waza

    Ushiro ryote dori ikkyo through yonkyo

    Katate dori & morote dori koshi nage, hip & head under variation

    2 person randori

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1 – 7 bokken suburi, ki musubi no tachi & 20 jo suburi

    Migi, Hidari, Go & Shichi no awase

    31 jo kata & 13 jo kata

    4 tachi dori & 4 jo dori

    5 tanto dori from tsuki, shomen uchi, yokomen uchi, knife at throat from front to rear, & slash attack

    First 5 kumi jo, kumi tachi & ken tai jo

    Brown Belt – Advanced Shodan Ho

    Suwari waza (uke & nage on knees)

    Shomen uchi ikkyo through sankyo omote & ura waza

    Hanmi handachi (uke stands, nage on knees)

    Munetsuki & shomen uchi kote gaishi Munetsuki & shomen uchi irimi nage

    Katate & ryote dori shiho nage Four techniques from ushiro ryote dori

    Tai jitsu (empty-hand techniques)

    Tai No Henko kihon & ki no nagare

    Morote dori kokyu ho

    Munetsuki kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kote gaishi

    Shomen uchi kokyu nage

    Yokomen uchi kote gaishi

    Katate dori kokyu nage

    Gyakute dori (opposite hand grab) kokyu nage

    Ushiro ryote dori kokyu nage

    Ushiro ryote dori kote gaishi, shiho nage & irimi nage

    Ryote dori tenshi nage

    Katate dori, munetsuki & shomen uchi kaiten nage uchi & soto mawari

    Katate dori shiho nage omote waza (in front)

    Katate dori shiho nage ura waza (behind)

    Yokomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi shiho nage

    Shomen uchi irimi nage ki hon (static) & ki no nagare (in motion)

    Munetsuki irimi nage ki hon & ki no nagare

    Shomen uchi ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Ryote dori (both hands grabbed) ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Katate dori ikkyo omote & ura waza

    Gyakute dori nikkyo ura waza

    Kata dori (shoulder grab with one hand) nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi nikkyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi sankyo omote & ura waza

    Shomen uchi yonkyo omote & ura waza

    Ushiro ryote dori ikkyo through yonkyo

    Katate dori & morote dori koshi nage, hip & head under variation

    2 person randori

    Kokyu dosa

    Buki waza (weapons)

    1 – 7 bokken suburi, ki musubi no tachi & 20 jo suburi

    Migi, Hidari, Go & Shichi no awase

    31 jo kata & 13 jo kata

    4 tachi dori & 4 jo dori

    5 tanto dori from tsuki, shomen uchi, yokomen uchi, knife at throat from front to rear, & slash attack

    All kumi jo, kumi tachi & ken tai jo