Still Mind Aikido

Testing & Preparation

Testing & Preparation

Upcoming Exams

Upcoming Adult Exams

These are targeted dates for testing. Adequate preparation is a requirement to test. For kyu ranks, please consult with instructor to determine which of the two dates given below are more appropriate.

There is a $5 test fee due for kyu ranks prior to the exam.

Adult Testing Criteria

Review videos on this page and library resources for test techniques.

Rank by 6/15/24
1st Kyu
2nd Kyu Don
3rd Kyu Erin, Ting
4th Kyu Joseph P
5th Kyu Leo, Tom
6th Kyu Eliza, Luis

Children eligible to test: Must have adequate preparation incClass

Date: Jun 8 to Jun 15 2024 (the first class your child attends during this week)

Fees: certificate = $5; only for new belt (not a stripe to current belt) = $5

Exam requirements

Kyu Rank/Age Belt Candidate
4th Kyu Adult Class
Red 1
Age 10+ Red
Purple 2
Purple 1
Blue 1
5th Kyu/Age 8+ Blue Colin, Deniz
Green 1 Oliver
Green Claire, Grant
Orange 1
Age 6+ Orange Marco
Yellow 2
Yellow 1
Age 4+ Yellow

Reference Materials

Adult Testing Criteria

Childrens Testing Criteria

Jo Suburi Names

Test Videos

Be sure to visit library study page for Morihiro Saito's Takemusu Aikido and Traditional Aikido series volumes 1 - 5