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NWU Aikido Testing Requirements - Page One

Revised 5/30/98

6th Kyu - Rokyu - (30 hours/ 3 months)

Kokyu tanden-ho or Kokyu Dosa
Munetsuki Kotegaishi
Yokomenuchi Shihonage (omote and ura)
Shomenuchi Ikkyo (omote and ura)
Shomenuchi Iriminage
Katatetori Shihonage (omote and ura)

Tekubi-kosa Undo (Hands swing frontside testing)
Unbendable Arm
Unliftable Arm
Unliftable Body
Ukemi (forward and reverse)
Wrist Exercises
Kokyu-ho Undo (tenkan)
Testing Hanmi Stance
Testing Seiza

5th Kyu - Gokyu (60 hours/ 4 months)

All previous techniques
Kata-tori Ikkyo, Nikyo (omote and ura)
Munetsuki Kaitenage (omote, ura)
Shomenuchi Nikyo (omote, ura)

Samurai Walk
Ude Furi-undo (Tenkan step and spin)
Ushiro-tori Undo Exercise
Ushiro Tekubitori Zenshin Undo (Forward and backward step exercise)

4th Kyu - Yonkyu (60 hours/ 4months)

All previous techniques
Shomenuchi Sankyo and Yonkyo
Yokomenuchi Ikkyo (omote and ura)
Yokomenuchi Kotegaishi
Yokomenuchi Iriminage
Ryote-tori Tenshinage
Katate-tori Ryote-mochi Kokyu Tanden-ho

Sayo-undo (Hands swing side to side)
Sayo-undo with Step (Hands swing side to side)
Rowing Exercises
Zengo Undo (Shomenuchi exercise with pivot)

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Revised 5/30/98

1998 Cheryl Matrasko

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