High dan grades

6th dan

  • Goshin hō, dōgi dori
    mae eri dori - gyakute dori kote hineri osae
    aigamae naka sode dori - kote gaeshi
    gyakugamae naka sode dori - waki gatame, gyakute dori kote hineri osae
    ry
    ōsode dori - gedan ate
    jūji jime - tenkai kote hineri
    oku eri dori - gyakute dori kote hineri osae, kote gaeshi
    kakae dori - tenkai kote hineri, gyakute dori kote hineri osae
  • Goshin hō, three methods of breaking balance
    (using datsuryoku)
    aigamae katate dori - aigamae ate
    katate ry
    ōte dori - tenkai kote gaeshi
    (using tegatana)
    gyakugamae katate dori - ushiro ate, kote gaeshi, tenkai kote gaeshi
    zenp
    ō ryōte dori - hiji kime taoshi, gyakute dori kote hineri osae, tenkai kote gaeshi
    (using kaiten)
    aigamae katate dori - aigamae ate (using j
    ōdan no kuzushi)
    ryōsode dori - use hineri ude gaeshi (using chudan and gedan no kuzushi)


A minimum of 7 years continuous practice after 5th dan is required.
Examinees must:

  1. demonstrate techniques from the koryū goshin no kata as requested by the examiner,
  2. verbally answer a question set by the examiner.


7th dan

  • Randori kihon waza (uke without tantō)
  • Kihon ura waza
  • Koryū goshin no kata


A minimum of 8 years continuous practice after 6th dan is required.
Examinees must verbally answer a question set by the examiner.