Recently Graded Students

Congratulations and good work to all recently graded students !

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James Malenbe - Graded to 5th Kyu Yellow Belt on Saturday 20th June 2015

Richard Toon - Graded to 4th Kyu Orange Belt on Saturday 20th June 2015

Adam Field - Graded to 4th Kyu Orange Belt on Saturday 20th June 2015

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Adam Field - Graded to 5th Kyu Yellow Belt on Thursday 26th February 2015

Alun Rossiter - Graded to 5th Kyu Yellow Belt on Thursday 15th January 2015

Josh Hardy - Graded to 3rd Kyu Green Belt on Thursday 11th September 2015

Antony Meek - Graded to 5th Kyu Yellow Belt on Thursday 10th October 2013

Dave Wheldon - Graded to 4th Kyu Orange Belt on Thursday 10th October 2013

Tim Ellis - Graded to 3rd Kyu Green Belt on Thursday 3rd October 2013

Rob Atkinson - Graded to  3rd Kyu Green Belt on Sunday 29th September 2013

Lol Haywood - Graded to 1st Kyu Brown Belt on Sunday 29th September 2013

Rich Smith - Graded to 1st Kyu Brown belt on Sunday 25th August 2013

Josh Hardy - Graded to 5th Kyu Yellow Belt on Thursday 26th July 2013

Dave Wheldon - Graded to 5th Kyu Yellow Belt on Thursday 23rd August 2012

 

 

Congratulations and good work to all recently graded students !

 

Isshin Dotai Aikido Grading Syllabus

 

5th Kyu Yellow Belt

Attack
- Gyaku Katate Tori / Diagonal Wrist Grab

Nage Waza / Throwing Techniques
- Shiho Nage / 4 Corner Throw.
- Irimi Nage / Entering Throw.
- Tenchi Nage / Heaven & Earth throw.
- Kote Gaeshi / Outward Wrist Turn.
- Kaiten Nage / Rotary Throw.
- Kokyu Nage / Breathe Power throw.
- Irimi Nage, Sokumen / Sideways throw.
- Sumi O Toshi / Corner Drop.

Katame Waza / Immobilization Techniques
- Ikkyo, 1st Pin - Ude Osae / Arm Pin.
- Nikkyo, 2nd Pin - Kote Mawashi / Wrst Inward.
- Sankyo, 3rd Pin - Kote Hinari / Wrist Control.
- Yonkyo, 4th Pin - Tekubi Osae / Wrist Pin.
- Hiji Jime - Ude Garami / Elbow Lock.

Ukemi
- Breakfalls forward and backward.

Tai Sabaki
- Body Evasion Movements.

 

 

 

4th Kyu Orange Belt

Attack
- Katate Tori / Paralell Wrist Grab.

- Irimi Tsuki / Entering Thrust

- Tembem Nage / Tipping Scales Throw.
- Goshi Nage / Hip Throw.
- Hiji Ate, Kokyunage / Elbow Throw.

 

Nage Waza / Throwing Techniques
- All 8  throwing techniques.

- Irimi Tsuki / Entering Thrust

- Tembem Nage / Tipping Scales Throw.
- Goshi Nage / Hip Throw.
- Hiji Ate, Kokyunage / Elbow Throw

Katame Waza / Immobilization Techniques
- All 5 pinning techniques.

 

3rd Kyu Green Belt

Attack
- Ryote Tori / Both wrists held.
- Ushiro Ryote Tori / Both wrists held, rear.
- Mune Tori / Lapel grab.
- Ryote Mune Tori / Both lapels held.
- Shomen Uchi / Vertical head strike.

Techniques
- select 4 Nage and Katame waza.from each attack.
- Understanding of Irimi and Tenkan to be demonstrated.

Jo Tori
- Staff taking x3 techniques from Kaeshi Tsuki, Shomen Uchi and Yokomen Uchi.

Jo Waza
- As many techniques as you can remember

Tanto Waza
- Knife technique x3 from Mune Tsuki, Shomen Uchi and Yokomen Uchi.

 

2nd Kyu Blue Belt

Attack

- As many techniques as you can remember, to include:
- Mune Tsuki / Abdomen punch.
- Men Tsuki / Face punch.

Shomen Uchi
- Vertical head strike.

Yokomen Uchi
- Horizontal head strike.

Techniques
- All 17 Nage and Katame waza.
- Teach a basic technique and show the class.

Jo Kata
- Staff patterns 13 Jo Awase, 31 Jo Kata and 20 Jo Suburi.

Jo Waza - 
- 10 Techniques of your choice.

Bokken -
- Wooden sword forms.
- Kesa Giri Wadi / Vertical head cut.
- Kesa Giri / Diagnoal cut.
- Happo Undo, 8 directions, both cuts.

 

1st Kyu Brown Belt

Attack - Randori
- Freestyle. x3 attackers. Variation and control to be shown.

Jo
- Jo tori
- Jo waza
- Jo kata.

Ken Tai Jo
- Jo against bokken, 5 techniques.

Bokken Kumi Tachi
- 6 defensive forms from Kesa Giri Wadi attack.

Kashima Shinryu
- Kihon Dachi, Basic 5 forms.

Batto Jutsu
- Basic 5 draw, cut and resheathing technique.
- Happo Undo - both cuts.

 

1st Dan Black Belt

All aspects of other grading to be included. Correct posture, timing, distance and general good attitude have to be observed and taken into account. Understanding of basic knowledge, integration and respect for others. Confidence in weapons handling, and an ability to coach are also important.