Grading Information

At Kamo Aikido club we follow the grading syllabus as set out by Vanadis Aikido club.

The exception to this, are students who will take examinations for Endo Shihan.


Download the grading syllabus


Grade Video link
6 th Kyu
Approximatly 3 months after starting
Required techniques
5 th Kyu
Approximatly 6 months after 6 th Kyu
Required techniques
4 th Kyu
Approximatly 1 year after 5 th Kyu
Required techniques
3 rd Kyu
Approximatly 1 year after 4 th Kyu
Required techniques
2 nd Kyu
Approximatly 1 year after 3 rd Kyu
Required techniques
1 st Kyu
Approximatly 1 year after 2 nd Kyu
Required techniques

These times should be viewed as the minimum time between grades.

Grading is an extremely personal event and the preperation one needs, varies both with ability and grade.