Aiki Goshin Jutsu

Techniques must be demonstrated at a proficient skill level for promotion.
Freestyle (one on one and two on one) will be included in all testing.

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Though Adult and Youth students are responsible for the same techniques, their respective ranking systems differ:
 • The Adult belt ranking system consists of white, brown and black belts.
 • The Youth belt ranking system varies in color from white to orange, yellow, blue, green, purple and brown to black.

9th Kyu
 • Single Wrist Grab Release - Backhand Strike To Face - Kote Gaeshi
 • Cross Wrist Grab Release - Palm Heel Strike To Face - Kote Gaeshi
 • Both Wrist Grab Release - Palm Heel Strike to Face - Take Down
 • Both Shoulders Grasp - Elbow Strike - Kote Gaeshi
 • Behind Both Shoulders Grasp - Kote Gaeshi
 • Behind Both Wrist Grab - Kote Gaeshi

 

8th Kyu
 • Front Strike - Kote Gaeshi
 • Backhand Strike - Kote Gaeshi
 • Side Strike - Kote Gaeshi
 • Stomach Punch - Kote Gaeshi

 

7th Kyu
 • Front Strike - Irimi-Nage
 • Backhand Strike - Irimi-Nage
 • Side Strike - Irimi-Nage
 • Stomach Punch - Irimi-Nage

 

6th Kyu
 • Face Punch - Deflection Closing Distance - Kote Gaeshi
 • Face Punch, Back Hand Punch Combination - Kote Gaeshi
 • Single Wrist Grab - Kote Gaeshi
 • Cross Wrist Grab - Kote Gaeshi
 • Front Shoulder Grab - Kote Gaeshi

 

5th Kyu
 • Cross Wrist Grab - Irimi-Nage
 • Double Lapel Bent Arm Grab - Elbow Lock Takedown
 • Face Punch - Kote Gaeshi
 • Face Punch - Irimi-Nage
 • Single Hand Push - Yubi Jutsu
 • Single Lapel Grab With Pull - Osoto Gari
 • Rear Choke - Osoto Gari

 

4th Kyu
 • Single Hand Shoulder Grab With Face Punch - Kote Gaeshi
 • Two Handed Straight Arm Choke - Step Away Strike - Kote Gaeshi
 • Rear Both Shoulders Grab - Kote Gaeshi - Ogoshi
 • Front Strike With Club - Irimi-Nage
 • Back Hand Strike With Club - Irimi-Nage

 

3rd Kyu
 • Both Shoulders Grab - Ippon Seoinage
 • Roundhouse Punch To Face - Tai-Otoshi
 • Roundhouse Punch To Face - Osoto Gari
 • Rear Single Wrist Grab With Shoulder Push - Irimi-Nage

 

2nd Kyu
 • Roundhouse Punch - Double Inside Block - Double Strike Takedown
 • Face Punch - Double Inside Block - Double Hit Takedown
 • Face Punch - Outside Parry Block - Elbow Strike Takedown
 • Front Strike - Ippon Seoinage
 • Rear Single Arm Choke - Ippon Seoinage
 • Rear Cross Shoulder Pull With Punch - Ippon Seoinage
 • Rear Bear Hug - Ippon Seoinage
 • Rear Cross Shoulder Grab With Wrist Pull - Kote Gaeshi - Uchi Mata
 • Side Headlock - Kote Gaeshi
 • Side Headlock Escape - Osoto Gari

 

1st Kyu
 • Two Handed Straight Arm Choke - Knee Strike and Throw
 • Front Roundhouse Kick - Leg Sweep Takedown
 • Side Strike Shiho-Nage Throw
 • Knife To Inside Of Neck - Kote Gaeshi
 • Knife To Outside Of Neck - Soto Makikomi
 • Knife Under Chin With Rear Head Pull - Kote Gaeshi

 

(Revised February 15, 2007)


Shuyokan Sayings

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