Middle kyū grades

5th kyū

  • Suwari waza, shōmen uchi - oshi taoshi osae
  • Kihon waza, atemi waza
    (shōmen ate, aigamae ate, gyakugamae ate, gedan ate, ushiro ate)
  • Kihon no tsukuri, atemi waza hontai no tsukuri
    (shōmen ate, aigamae ate)
  • Kansetsu waza, tegatana jōdan no tsukuri
    (oshi taoshi, hiki taoshi)


A minimum of 40 hours practice after 6th kyū is required.

4th kyū

  • Suwari waza, shōmen uchi - oshi taoshi gyakute dori kote hineri osae
  • Kihon waza, hiji waza
    (oshi taoshi, ude gaeshi, waki gatame, hiki taoshi, ude hineri, waki gatame)
  • Kihon no tsukuri, atemi waza hontai no tsukuri
    (gyakugamae ate, gedan ate, ushiro ate)
  • Kansetsu waza, tegatana gedan no tsukuri
    (tenkai kote gaehi, kote gaeshi)


A minimum of 40 hours practice after 5th kyū is required.

3rd kyū

  • Suwari waza, shōmen uchi - oshi taoshi junte dori kote hineri osae
  • Kihon waza, tekubi waza
    (kote hineri, kote gaeshi, tenkai kote hineri, tenkai kote gaeshi)
  • Nage waza, nage no kata omote waza
  • Kihon no tsukuri, atemi waza hontai no tsukuri
  • Kansetsu waza, nigiri gaeshi jōdan no tsukuri


A minimum of 40 hours practice after 4th kyū is required.