Gradings 5th to 1st Kyu

5th kyu (Gokyu) / Junior Purple Belt White Stripe

Ki Exercises

Udemawashi Waza– ‘Loop de Loop’ with Arms

Udefuri Waza– ‘Mountain Storm’

Udefuri Choyaku Waza– ‘Aikido Spin’

Sayu Waza– Leaning to Left / Right with Arm Extended

Ushiro Ukemi – Backwards Roll

Zenpo Kaiten – Forwards Roll

Aikido Techniques (video here)

Katatekosadori Kokyunage (Irimi) – Cross-Hand Grab Breath Projection (Enter)

Katatedori Kokyunage (Tenkan) – Hand Grab Breath Projection (Turn)

4th kyu (Yonkyu) / Junior Purple Belt

Ki Exercises

Ikkyo Waza– Move Hips Forward & Backward, Raising and Lowering Hands

Zengo Waza– Ikkyo Waza to the Front & Back, Pivoting

Happo Waza– Ikkyo Waza in 8 Directions

Zenshin Koshin Waza– Skipping Forward and Back

Kokyu Dosa – Seated Exercise with Partner

Aikido Techniques (video here)

Katadori Ikkyo (Irimi / Tenkan) – Shoulder Grab 1st Immobilisation (Enter / Turn)

Munetsuki Koteoroshi – Punch Wrist Bend

Yokomenuchi Shihonage (Irimi / Tenkan) – Yokomen Four Direction Projection

Shomenuchi Kokyunage – Shomen Breath Projection

3rd kyu (Sankyu) / Junior Brown Belt White Stripe

Ki Exercises

Funakogi Waza– Boat Rowing Exercise

Nikyo Waza – 2nd Immobilisation Exercise

Sankyo Waza – 3rd Immobilisation Exercise

Koteoroshi Waza – Wrist Bend Exercise

Aikido Techniques

Katadori Nikyo (Irimi / Tenkan) – Shoulder Grab 2nd Immobilisation (Enter / Turn)

Katadori Sankyo (Irimi / Tenkan) – Shoulder Grab 3rd Immobilisation (Enter / Turn)

Katadori Yonkyo (Irimi / Tenkan) – Shoulder Grab 4th Immobilisation (Enter / Turn)

Yokomenuchi Zenponage – Yokomen Forward Projection

Ryotedori Zenponage – Both Hands Grab Forward Projection

2nd kyu (Nikyu) / Junior Brown Belt

Ki Exercises

Kaho Tekubikosa Waza– Swinging Arms “Low Cradle”

Joho Tekubikosa Waza– Swinging Arms “Reading Book”

Ushirodori Waza– Rear Bear Hug Projection Exercise

Ushirotekubidori Zenshin Waza– Rear Wrist Grab Forward Projection Exercise

Aikido Techniques

Ushirotekubidori Zenponage – Rear Wrists Grab Forward Projection

Ushirotekubidori Kubishime Sankyonage – Rear Wrist Grab with Choke 3rd Immobilisation Projection

Tenchinage (Irimi / Tenkan) – Heaven and Earth Projection (Enter / Turn)

Ushirodori Kokyunage – Rear Bear Hug Breath Projection

Katatedori Ryotemochi Kokyunage (En Undo) – Double Handed Hand Grab Circular Breath Throw

1st kyu (Ikkyu) – Junior Black Belt White Stripe

Aikido Techniques

Zagi Handachi Shomenuchi Kokyunage – Seated Shomen Breath Throw

Zagi Handachi Munetsuki Koteoroshi (Katameru) – Seated Punch Wrist Bend with Pin

Zagi Handachi Yokomenuchi Zenponage – Seated Yokomen Forward Throw

Munetsuki Zenponage – Punch Forward Throw

Munetsuki Sudori – Punch “Trip over Rock” Throw

Munetsuki Kaitennage – Punch Rotation Throw

Katatedori Ryotemochi Koteoroshi – Double-handed Hand Grab Wrist Bend

Katatedori Ryotemochi Kokyunage (Hachinoji) – Double-handed Hand Grab Figure 8 Breath Throw

Yokomenuchi Koteoroshi (En Undo) – Yokomen Wrist Grab

Yokomenuchi Kokyunage (Hachinoji) – Yokomen Figure 8 Breath Throw

Shomenuchi Koteoroshi – Shomen Wrist Bend

Shomenuchi Ikkyo (Irimi / Tenkan) – Shomen 1st Immobilisation (Enter / Turn)

Ushirotekubidori Koteoroshi – Rear Wrists Grab Wrist Bend

Ushirotekubidori Ikkyo – Rear Wrists Grab 1st Immobilisation