Kiyoikaze Iaido Federation

FAQ

Test Requirements

Shodan

(300 hours, minimum 2 years)

    Shoden 12 movements


Nidan

(350 hours, minimum 2 years)

    Chuden 10 movements

    Toyama Ryu 8 movements


Sandan

(450 hours, minimum 3 years)

    Okuden kugesa 8 movements 

One of the following two choices decided by the examiner before the exam:

    Shindo Munen Ryu 10 and Keishi Ryu 10+5 = 15 movements

    Eishin Ryu and Seitei Iai Iaido 12 + 5 = 17 movements


Yondan

(600 hours, minimum 4 years)

    Okuden tachi waza 11 movements 

One of the following two choices decided by the examiner before the exam:

    Hosoda Ryu and Seitei Iai ZNKR 24 movements

    Shindo Munen Ryu 20 20 movements


Godan

(750 hours, minimum 5 years)

    Upon recommendation


Rokudan

(900 hours, minimum 6 years)

    Upon recommendation

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