Nidan Requirements

Minimum 18 months, 50 hours as Assistant Instructor, and attendance at 1 Aikido Instructor's Seminar since earning Shodan

One written essay is required on "Aikido History and Future."


Katatori Ganmenuchi
Free demonstration; minimum five arts
Free demonstration; minimum five arts
Hanmi Hantachi
Free technique against two attackers
Jo Dori
"Seizing the staff" : unarmed defense against staff attack; minimum 3 techniques each against shomenuchi, yokomenuchi and munetsuki attacks required
Defense against multiple attackers (5)

Techniques from previous levels

7th | 6th | 5th | 4th | 3rd | 2nd | 1st | Shodan

Promotion Page | OGI Aikido

©SAP Jan. 19, 1997