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)
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 (6th 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
The Kyu Rank Testing forms (PDF format) can be downloaded and printed for use during exams.
Dan Testing Forms
These Dan rank testing forms can be downloaded and printed for use during exams. The forms are in a PDF format.
Information on various kata will be available shortly.