Standards and Curricula

Standards and Curricula

Tomiki Aikido of the Americas has established policies, requirements, and a curricula for Dan (black belt) and Kyu (non-black belt) rank promotions.

Policies and Procedures

The following documents list the requirements for Dan rank promotions and promotion/registration of new clubs and events by Tomiki Aikido of the Americas

Tomiki Aikido of the Americas Rank Promotion Policy – Download the promotion policy (PDF format)

Tomiki Aikido of the Americas Policies and Procedures – Download the policies for registration of clubs and events (PDF format)

Registration for Dan Grade Promotion – Download the registration form for Dan Grade Promotion (Shodan through Godan, 1st to 5th degree black belts) – (PDF format)

 

Curricula

Below are the requirements for advancement to both Kyu and Dan grade ranks in the Tomiki Aikido system. (Revised April 2014)

Kyu Exam Requirements – Download the Kyu rank exam requirements and curricula (5th through 1st Kyu only) – (PDF format)

Dan Exam Requirements – Download the Dan rank exam requirements and curricula (Shodan through Godan only) – (PDF format)

 

Kyu Testing Forms / Kyu Promotion Registration Fees

The Kyu Rank Testing forms (PDF format) can be downloaded and printed for use during exams.

5th Kyu / $20 promotion registration fee

4th Kyu / $30 promotion registration fee

3rd Kyu / $40 promotion registration fee

2nd Kyu / $50 promotion registration fee

1st Kyu / $60 promotion registration fee

 

Dan Testing Forms

These Dan rank testing forms can be downloaded and printed for use during exams. The forms are in a PDF format.

Shodan

Nidan

Sandan

Yondan

Godan