Syllabus. These are the testing requirements for aikido at Enmei Dojo, from 6th kyu up into the black belts. These are minimum requirements, and students testing for higher rank can be required to demonstrate test requirements from any earlier test.
The syllabus is a guide. Testing requirements may be changed at any time. In particular, students with physical problems will not be asked to do techniques they have difficulty with. This is particularly true for students with bad knees: they will not be expected to do suwari waza or hanmi handachi. Students with problems should contact the staff and discuss the situation. Typically, different techniques will be substituted.
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Beginners class, aikido: $40 a month
Individual membership: $80 a month
Family discount – $5 a month reduction for each additional student
Kyu testing fees: $50
Dan testing fees: $100