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Kiyo Mizu Kai

Aikido Delaware Aikikai
667 Dawson Drive, Ste A
Newark, DE 19713
302.369.2454 (AIKI)
www.aikidoda.org
2ada@aikidoda.org





YuJin says, "Come Join the Aikido Kids!"


Aikido Kid's Classes meet every Saturday morning from 10:45A-12:30N in the ADA Dojo. Children ages 5 and up are welcome to join in the fun as we learn beginning Aikido techniques, Japanese culture and language, and "skinship".

Winter Seminar kids group photo




Aikido Kids Test Requirements
( )* = Hours required after attaining previous kyu rank

10-9th Kyu (24)*
Seiza, Zarei, Ritsurei, Hanmi, Fune Kogi, Tenkan, Zempo Kaiten Ukemi, Koho Kaiten Ukemmi, Tie belt in 20 seconds or less, Say Dojo Commands out loud


8th Kyu (24)*
All Previous Techniques, PLUS:
Shiho Undo Happo Undo
Shikko Shomen Uchi
Yokomen Uchi Munetsuki
Katate Tori


7th Kyu (30)*
All Previous Techniques, PLUS:
Shomen Uchi Ikkyo (omote & ura) Shomen Uchi Irimi Nage
Kokyu Dosa


6th Kyu (30)*
All Previous Techniques, PLUS:
Munetsuki Kotegaeshi Shomen Uchi Kotegaeshi


5th Kyu (40)*
All Previous Techniques, PLUS:
Katate Tori Kokyu Nage Katate Tori Kaiten Nage
Katate Tori Shiho Nage (omote & ura) Ryote Tori Tenchi Nage (omote & ura)
Suwari Waza Shomen Uchi Ikkyo Kokyu Dosa


4th Kyu (40)*
All Previous Techniques, PLUS:
Yokomen Uchi Irimi Nage Yokomen Uchi Shiho Nage (omote & ura)
Yokomen Uchi Kotegaeshi


3rd Kyu (60)*
All Previous Techniques, PLUS:
Ryote Tori Shiho Nage (omote & ura) Ryote Tori Kokyu Nage (omote & ura)
Ryote Tori Ikkyo (omote & ura) Ushir Ryote Tori Irimi Nage
Ushir Ryote Tori Kotegaeshi Suwari Waza Shomen Uchi Irimi Nage
Kokyu Dosa


2nd Kyu (60)*
All Previous Techniques, PLUS:
Ushiro Ryote Shiho Nage (omote & ura) Ushiro Ryote Kokyu Nage
Suwari Waza Munetsuki Kotegaeshi


1st Kyu (80)*
All Previous Techniques, PLUS:
Shomen Uchi - 3 different techniques Yokomen Uchi - 3 Different techniques
Katate Tori - 3 different techniques Ushiro Ryote Tori - 3 different techniques
Suwari Waza - Shomen Uchi - 2 techniques Kokyu Dosa


Written test may be given for 4th grader and above.


AIKIDO DELAWARE AIKIKAI
Aikido Kids
KYU RANK Examination Procedures

Promotion testing at the Aikido Delaware Aikikai dojo is conducted by the Chief Instructor of the Aikido Delaware Aikikai or by the Head Instructor of the Aikido Kids.

When processing your application, you shall have accumulated the required class hours for the specific rank grade to be tested since your previous test (or from the date of enrollment). Your annual fees and monthly dues shall be current before submitting your application.

Kyu rank grade test application forms shall be completed and submitted with the appropriate test certificate fee to the dojo, and received no later than one week prior to the test date.

The test certificate fee is paid directly to the ADA dojo, and cannot be returned if the student fails the test or does not attend on the day of the examination.

The test applicant shall demonstrate to the best of your ability with proper Aikido spirit, your knowledge and the physical proficiency of your required techniques.

When the Chief Instructor or Examiner calls your name, promptly reply then follow the protocol to begin your test. Follow the given directions appropriately and demonstrate by performing the techniques continuously on both sides until called to stop. Demonstrate your ability to adapt your required technique movements with your partner(s). Demonstrate your required techniques with enthusiasm, concentration, and awareness at all times during your test. Your conduct of cooperation with the Chief Instructor, judging staff, partner(s), and all other participants shall be demonstrated with high respect.

The test applicant shall be responsible, upon notice of promotion, to attend the promotion certificate presentation ceremony. The promoted applicant shall be responsible to the duties vested at the bestowed rank grade.