All gradings are run by a committee these are pass or fail tests, Sensei cannot over ride a decision made by the committee.

N.B. Centering tests will include but not limited to

Unbendable Arm, Unraisible Body, One Point test, Stable body test etc.


Adult 16+ yrs

YELLOW BELT 5TH KYU

1st form Katate Kosadori

All techniques on both sides from basic.

ikkyo,nikkyo,yonkyo,sankyo, kokenage, kytenage, shionage, kotigashi, tenshinage.

Forward and backward rolls on both sides

ORANGE BELT 4TH KYU

1st, 2nd and 3rd form

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, Katatori Menuchi. 

All techniques on both sides 1st&2nd on the move 3rd from basic

ikkyo,nikkyo,yonkyo,sankyo, kokenage, kytenage, shionage, kotigashi, tenshinage.

kneeling and knife technique

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

GREEN BELT 3RD KYU

1st,2nd,3rd,4th & 5th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi.. 

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

ikkyo,nikkyo,yonkyo,sankyo, kokenage, kytenage, shionage, kotigashi, tenshinage.

kneeling and knife technique

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

Centering tests.

BLUE BELT 2ND KYU

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th & 7th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki. 

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

ikkyo,nikkyo,yonkyo,sankyo, kokenage, kytenage, shionage, kotigashi, tenshinage.

kneeling and knife technique

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

Centering tests.

Brown Belt 1st kyu

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th,7th 8th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori Menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki, katatedori Ryotemuchi. 

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

ikkyo,nikkyo,yonkyo,sankyo, kokenage, kytenage, shionage, kotigashi, tenshinage.

kneeling and knife technique

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

Centering tests.

BLACK BELT 1ST DAN

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th,7th 8th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki, katatedori Ryotemuchi. 

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

ikkyo,nikkyo,yonkyo,sankyo, kokenage, kytenage, shionage, kotigashi, tenshinage.

kneeling and knife technique

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

Centering tests.

Bokken 1st kata

Jo 1st kata

4 person Randori


Teenager 13-16yrs

YELLOW BELT 5TH KYU

1st form Katate Kosadori

All techniques on both sides from basic.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo,Sankyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Shionage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage.

Forward and backward rolls on both sides

ORANGE BELT 4TH KYU

1st, 2nd and 3rd form

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, Katatori Menuchi.

All techniques on both sides 1st&2nd on the move 3rd from basic.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo,Sankyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, shionage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage.

Suwari waza and Tanto Dori

Forward, backward rolls and break falls on both sides.

GREEN BELT 3RD KYU

1st,2nd,3rd,4th & 5th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi.

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo,Sankyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Shionage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage

Suwari Waza and Tanto Dori

Forward, backward rolls and break falls on both sides.

Centering tests.

BLUE BELT 2ND KYU

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th & 7th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki.

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo,Sankyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Shionage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage.

Suwari waza and Tanto Dori

Forward, backward rolls and break falls on both sides.

Centering tests.

Brown Belt 1st kyu

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th,7th 8th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori Menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki, katatedori Ryotemuchi.

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo,Sankyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Shionage, Kotegashi, Tenshinage.

Suwari waza and Tanto Dori technique

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

Centering tests.

BLACK BELT 1ST DAN

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th,7th 8th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki, katatedori Ryotemuchi.

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo,Sankyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, shionage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage.

Suwari waza and Tanto dori

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

Centering tests.

Bokken 1st kata

2 person lift

2 person attack 4 techniques.

Children 5-12yrs

YELLOW BELT 5TH KYU

1st form Katate Kosadori

All techniques on both sides from basic.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage.

Forward and backward rolls on both sides

ORANGE BELT 4TH KYU

1st, 2nd and 3rd form

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, Katatori Menuchi.

All techniques on both sides 1st&2nd on the move 3rd from basic.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage.

Suwari waza and Tanto Dori

Forward, backward rolls and break falls on both sides.

GREEN BELT 3RD KYU

1st,2nd,3rd,4th & 5th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi.

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage

Suwari Waza and Tanto Dori

Forward, backward rolls and break falls on both sides.

Centering tests.

BLUE BELT 2ND KYU

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th & 7th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki.

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage.

Suwari waza and Tanto Dori

Forward, backward rolls and break falls on both sides.

Centering tests.

Brown Belt 1st kyu

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th,7th 8th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori Menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki, katatedori Ryotemuchi.

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Kotegashi, Tenshinage.

Suwari waza and Tanto Dori

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

Centering tests.

BLACK BELT 1ST DAN

1st,2nd,3rd,4th,5th,6th,7th 8th

Katate Kosadori, Katatetori, katatori Menuchi,Monadori menchi, Shomenuchi, Yokomenuchi, Munatsuki, katatedori Ryotemuchi.

All techniques on both sides all on the move.

Ikkyo,Yonkyo, Kokyunage, Kaitenage, Kotigaeshi, Tenshinage.

Suwari waza and Tanto dori

Forward and backward rolls on both sides.

Centering tests.

2 Person Attack 2 Techniques