This post was inspired by some comments made by NBK in another thread and what the shodan requirement is in Japan.
Thought I would throw this open for comment...
I am sure you will find it rather easy...
(Minimum age 16 years’ old, minimum points 100, minimum time since 1st Kyu must be 1 year)
The candidate must perform the full Nage-no-Kata as Tori and as Uke
2 OFFICIAL KYU GRADE SYLLABUS:
The candidate will be tested on his knowledge and understanding of the official Kyu grade syllabus
3 NAGE WAZA:
3.1 IK-KYO (First group) FROM GO-KYO
• Throws and names must be known in the correct sequence.
3.1.2 HIZA- GURUMA
The above mentioned techniques must be executed in movement. Kuzushi, Tsukuri and Kake when demonstrating must be clearly displayed.
3.2 BLOCKING AND EVADING AGAINST THE TECHNIQUES IN 3.1.
Body movement soft and hard (Jushin and Goshin Tai-Sabaki)
Tai Sabaki against all of the techniques in 3.1 must be demonstrated.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate the different principles of Ju-shin and Go-shin body movement (Tai-Sabaki)
4 KAESHI WAZA (Counter Throws)
4.1 The counters of Go-No-Sen no Kata
4.1.1 O-SOTO GAR I to O-SOTO-GARI
4.1.2 HIZA-GURUMA to HIZA-GURUMA
4.1.3 O-UCHI-GARI to to DE-ASHI-BARAI
4.1.4 DE-ASHI-BARAI to DE-ASHI-BARAI
4.1.5 KO-SOTO-GAKE to TAI-OTOSHI
4.1.6 KO-UCHI-GARI to SASAE-TSURI-KOMI-ASHI
4.1.7 KUBI-NAGE to USHIRO-GOSHI
4.1.8 KOSHI-GURUMA to UKI-GOSHI
4.1.9 HANAE-GOSHI to SASAE-TSURI-KOMI-ASHI
4.1.10 HARAI-GOSHI to UTSURI-GOSHI
4.1.11 UCHI-MATA to SUKUI-NAGE
4.1.12 IPPON-SEOI-NAGE to SUMI-GAESHI
5 KATAME WAZA: (The techniques from Katame-no-Kata)
5.1 OSAE-WAZA: (Holds)
5.2 SHIME-WAZA (Strangulations)
5.3 KANSETSU-WAZA (Arm locks)
5.4 The candidate must be able to defend against or escape from the above mentioned techniques in section 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3.
5.5 The candidate must be able to demonstrate from at least 3 of the techniques in 5.1 the following:
5.5.1 Strangulation (Shime-waza) when holding Uke down
5.5.2 Strangulation (Shime-waza) when being held by Uke
5.5.3 Arm locks (Kansetsu waza) when holding Uke down
5.5.4 Arm locks (Kansetsu waza) when being held by Uke
5.6 Demonstrate 3 turnover/control techniques into a hold from each of the following positions:
5.6.1 Uke is on his stomach (3 techniques)
5.6.2 Uki is in the bench position. (3 techniques)
5.6.3 When Uki is between the legs of Tori when Tori is on his back.
5.6.4 When Tori is between the legs of Uki when Uki is on his back.
6 TRANSITION FROM STANDING INTO GRAPPLING TECHNIQUES:
6.1 Demonstrate 10 techniques starting from tachi Waza and ending in Osae-Waza, Shime Waza or Kansetsu Waza. At least 3 techniques must result / flow from a failed attack of Uke.
Techniques must be continuous without separation from Uke.
7. DUTY as REFEREE or TECHNICAL OFFICIAL
Candidate should have served a minimum of 20 hours as a referee or table official at minimum provincial competitions.