Children’s Testing Requirements

The Children’s Aikido Class is currently not being offered. 

The following is a working list of requirements for the Children’s class. We are in the process of developing the program. These requirements will be modified as is we refine the program.

Yellow tip (5 classes)

  • Bowing
  • Sitting in seiza for 1 minute
  • Tenkan
  • Forward roll (ADS pg 139 and 142)
  • Backward roll (ADS pg 139 and 140)
  • Shomenuchi ikkyo (ADS pg 167)

Orange tip (5 classes)

  • Wrist exercises – Kotegaeshi, Nikkyo
  • Seiza to kiza
  • Shiko (knee walking)
  • Hanmi (right and left stance)

Red tip (5 classes)

  • Hand attacks – Shomenuchi, Men-tsuki, Yokomenuchi
  • Zengo undo
  • Men-tsuki iriminage

YELLOW BELT TEST (5 classes)

  • All previous techniques
  • Hand attacks –  Mun-tsuki, Katatedori
  • Shiko (knee walking backwards and forwards)
  • Hanmi (moving from right and left stance both forwards and backwards)

Yellow belt Orange tip (5 classes)

  • Sword attacks – Shomenuchi, Munetsuki, Yokomenuchi
  • Funekogi-undo
  • Tie belt
  • Mun-tsuki iriminage

Yellow belt Red tip (5 classes)

  • Jo attacks – Shomenuchi, Munetsuki, Yokomenuchi
  • Ude furi choyaku undo
  • Ai-hammi and Gyaku gamae
  • Shomenuchi ikkyo

Yellow belt Red Green tip (5 classes)

  • Sword attacks – Shomenuchi, Munetsuki, Yokomenuchi
  • Ude furi undo
  • Munetsuki iriminage