4th Kyu

Tandoku:

1 to 4

Sotai Dosa:

1 to 2

3rd Kyu

Sotai Dosa:

1 to 8

Kata:

1

2nd Kyu

Sotai Dosa:

7 to 12

Kata:

1 to 2

6th Kyu

Kata:

1 to 3

Shodan 1st Degree Black Belt

Kata:

2 to 6

LIST OF GRADING QUESTIONS FOR SHODAN AND ABOVE:

The questions below are by way of an example of possible questions that could be ask however the selection of question is not limited to those below.

    1. State the purpose of learning Jodo
    2. State what you know about the founder of Jodo techniques
    3. Give a brief summary of 2 only of the following terms:• Metsuke • Ma-ai
      • Zanshin • Reiho

      • Reigi

    4. Discuss conformity of the mind (kokoro) and will power (kiryoku)
    5. State the details about posture and movement of the feet in Jodo techniques
    6. Explain the matter of respiratory control (kokyu)List key procedures and warning advice necessary to the safe practise of Jodo

Nidan – 2nd Degree Black Belt

Kata:

3 to 7

Sandan – 3rd Degree Black Belt

Kata:

5 to 9

Yondan – 4th Degree Black Belt

Kata:

7 to 11

Godan – 5th Degree Black Belt

Kata:

8 to 12

Rokudan – 6th Degree Black Belt

Grading only offered in Japan.

Shichidan – 7th Degree Black Belt

Grading only offered in Japan.

Hachidan – 8th Degree Black Belt

Grading only offered in Japan.