Kyu Requirements for Seidokan Aikido

Rokyu Examination Requirements

Ability to discuss Principles

	Discuss two specified principles
Ability to instruct / lead

	Two specified Aiki-taiso
Required Techniques

	Any four arts
Jiyu Waza

	Two arts from any three specified attacks

** A student at this level will also be observed during ukemi (warm-ups and practice) to insure the ability to perform safely in this role.


Gokyu Examination Requirements

Ability to discuss Principles

	Discuss two specified principles
Ability to instruct / lead

	Two specified Aiki-taiso
Required Techniques

	Katatedori Nikyo
	Katatedori Tenkan Shiho-nage
	Yokomenuchi Hijiotoshi
	Shomenuchi Kokyu-nage
	Munetsuki Kotegaeshi
	Ushirotekubitori Zenshin-nage
Jiyu Waza

	Two arts from any three specified attacks

** A student at this level will also be observed during ukemi (warm-ups and practice) to insure the ability to perform safely in this role.


Yonkyu Examination Requirements

Ability to discuss Principles

	Discuss two specified principles
Ability to instruct / lead

	Two specified Aiki-taiso
Required Techniques

	Katatedori Tenkan Ikkyo
	Yokomenuchi Shiho-nage
	Shomenuchi Kotegaeshi
	Ushirodori Zenpo-nage
	Munetsuki Kokyu-nage
	Katatedori Ryotemochi Tenkan Kotegaeshi
Jiyu Waza

	Two arts from any five specified attacks

Sankyu Examination Requirements

Ability to discuss Principles

	Discuss two specified principles
Ability to instruct / lead
	
	Two specified Aiki-taiso
Required Techniques

	Katatedori Enkei-nage
	Yokomenuchi Maki-otoshi
	Shomenuchi Irimi Ikkyo
	Ushirotekubitori Sankyo
	Munetsuki Hantai Ikkyo
	Ryotedori Shiho-nage
Jiyu Waza

	Three arts from any five specified attacks

Nikyu Examination Requirements

Ability to discuss Principles

	Discuss two specified principles
Ability to instruct / lead

	Two specified Aiki-taiso
Required Techniques

	Katatedori Irimi-nage
	Katatedori Ryotemochi Sasoikomi Makiotoshi
	Yokomenuchi Choyaku Kokyu-nage
	Shomenuchi Tenkan Ikkyo
	Munetsuki Zenpo-nage
	Ushirotekubitori Kotai Kotegaeshi
Jiyu Waza

	Four arts from any five specified attacks

Ikkyu Examination Requirements

Ability to discuss Principles

	Discuss two specified principles
Ability to instruct / lead
	
	Two specified Aiki-taiso
Required Techniques

	Katate-kosadori Hikiyose Ikkyo
	Ryotedori Irimi Tenchi-nage
	Yokomenuchi Irimi-nage
	Shomenuchi Sankyo
	Munetsuki Ushiro Kata-hikiotoshi
	Ushirotekubitori Tenkan Tenchi-nage
Jiyu Waza

	Four arts from any five specified attacks