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Old 09-26-2002, 05:01 PM   #9
Nacho_mx
Dojo: Federación Mexicana de Aikido
Location: Mexico City
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 188
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These are our school´s shodan requirements (were Aikikai/I.A.F. affiliated):

5 different defenses against:

1.Katatori Menuchi

2.Yokomenuchi

3.Morotetori

4.Shomenuchi

5.Ryotetori

5 different forms of Koshinage

5 different forms of Ushiro Hanmi Handachi

Tantotori (freestyle)

Jotori (optional)

Tachitori (optional too)

Henkawaza (the examiner calls the technique)

Freestyle against 4 ukes.

That´s it, it usually takes about 15 minutes.
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