Stanford Aikido Club

Shodan Examination

Aikido Assocation of Northern California (Revised February 1990)
1st Degree Black Belt, 200 training days

Suwari Waza

  • shomen uchi - ikkyo through yonkyo
  • yokomen uchi - ikkyo through yonkyo
  • kata dori - ikkyo through yonkyo
  • ryote dori - kokyu ho

Tachi Waza

  • shomen uchi - ikkyo through yonkyo
  • yokomen uchi - ikkyo through yonkyo
  • kata dori - ikkyo through yonkyo
  • ushiro ryotekubi dori - ikkyo through yonkyo
  • shomen uchi - irimi nage
  • shomen uchi - kote gaeshi
  • shomen uchi - kaiten nage
  • tsuki - irimi nage
  • tsuki - kote gaeshi
  • tsuki - kaiten nage
  • yokomen uchi - irimi nage
  • yokomen uchi - kote gaeshi
  • yokomen uchi - kaiten nage
  • yokomen uchi - gokyo

Variations

(5 techniques from each attack)
  • katate dori
  • ryote dori
  • morote dori
  • kata dori menuchi
  • ushiro ryotekubi dori
  • ushiro ryokata dori
  • koshi nage

Hanmi Handachi

  • katate dori - shihonage
  • ryote dori - shihonage
  • shomen uchi - irimi nage
  • shomen uchi - kote gaeshi
  • shomen uchi - kaiten nage
  • tsuki - irimi nage
  • tsuki - kote gaeshi
  • tsuki - kaiten nage
  • ushiro waza - five techniques

Tanto Dori

  • tsuki
  • shomen uchi
  • yokomen uchi
  • slash
  • knife at throat - front
  • knife at throat - rear

Jiyu Waza

  • one person flowing freestyle, any attack

Randori

Multiple attack, three persons, one of the following:
  1. Begin with one uke, send in #2, then #3
  2. Begin with two holding, add third
  3. Three attack simultaneously