Aikijujutsu

DENTOKAN AIKIJUJUTSU

 

SHODAN GI – First Grade (Black Belt) Skill

Suware Waza – Sitting Techniques
1. Nukite – Draw Hand
2. Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Reverse Wrist Turnover
3. Aiki Nage – Harmonious Spirit Throw
4. Hiza Gatame – Knee Hold
5. Ude Osae Dori – Arm Pin Art
6. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art
7. Uchi Komi Dori – Strike Inside Art

Hantachi Waza – Half Standing Techniques
8. Yoko Katate Osae Dori – Side One Hand Pin Art

Isu Suware Waza – Chair Sitting Techniques
9. Yoko Morote Osae Dori – Side Two Hand Pin Art

Tachi Waza – Standing Techniques
10. Ryote Tori Zeme – Both Hands Grasp Attack
11. Tachi Ate – Standing Strike
12. Tachi Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Standing Reverse Wrist Turnover
13. Hiki Nage – Pull Throw
14. Ude Osae Dori – Shoulder Pin Art
15. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art
16. Ryo Ude Osae Dori – Both Arms Pin Art
17. Ryo Mune Osae Dori – Both Chest Pin Art
18. Uchi Komi Dori – Strike Inside Art
19. Ushiro Zeme Otoshi – Rear Attack Art
20. Katana Ushiro Zeme Otoshi – Sword Rear Attack Art
21. Kubi Shime Dori – Neck Strangulation Art

NIDAN GI – 2nd Grade (Black Belt) Skill

Suware Waza – Sitting Techniques
1. Matsuba Dori – Pine Needle Art
2. Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Reverse Wrist Turnover
3. Ude Osae Dori – Arm Pin Art
4. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art
5. Uchi Komi Dori – Strike Inside Art
6. Konoha Gaeshi – Leaf Turnover
7. Aya Dori – Woven Cloth Art

Hantachi Waza – Half Standing Techniques
8. Hantachi Mae Dori – Half Standing Front Art

Tachi Waza – Standing Techniques
9. Maki Komi – Winding Inside
10. Tachi Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Standing Reverse Wrist Turnover
11. Shuto Jime – Sword Hand Lock
12. Ryote Shuto Jime – Both Hand Sword Lock
13. Ude Osae Dori – Arm Pin Art
14. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art
15. Ryo Ude Osae Dori – Both Arms Pin Art
16. Ryo Mune Osae Dori – Both Chest Pin Art
17. Mune Konoha Gaeshi – Chest Leaf Turnover
18. Katate Osae Aya Dori – One Hand Pin Woven Cloth Art
19. Uchi Komi Dori – Strike Inside Art
20. Mae Niho Nage – Front Two Way Throw
21. Ushiro Niho Nage – Rear Two Way Throw

SANDAN GI – 3rd Grade (Black Belt) Skill

Suware Waza – Sitting Techniques
1. Ude Osae Dori – Arm Pin Art
2. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art
3. Uchi Komi Dori – Strike Inside Art
4. Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Reverse Wrist Turnover
5. Aya Dori – Woven Cloth Art

Hantachi Waza – Half Standing Techniques
6. Yoko Dori – Side Art
7. Morote Osae Dori – Two Hand Pin Art
8. Ushiro Gyaku Kubi Shime Dori – Rear Reverse Neck Strangulation Art

Tachi Waza – Standing Technique
9. Ryo Mune Osae Dori – Both Chest Pin Art
10. Emon Dori – Clothing Crest Art
11. Tachi Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Standing Reverse Wrist Turnover
12. Uchi Komi Dori – Strike Inside Art
13. Tsuki Mi Dori – Thrust to Body Art
14. Kata Mune Osae Mochi Mawari – One Chest Pin Lead Around
15. Ryote Mochi Mawari – Both Hand Lead Around
16. Ushiro Zeme Dori – Rear Attack Art
17. Ushiro Emon Dori – Rear Clothing Crest Art
18. Mae Obi Hiki Dori – Front Belt Pull Art
19. Ushiro Obi Hiki Dori – Rear Belt Pull Art
20. Nuki Uchi Dori – Draw Out Strike Art
21. Tsuki Komi Dori – Thrust Inside Art
22. Ushiro Ryote Tori – Rear Both Hands Grasp

YONDAN GI – 4th Grade (Black Belt) Skill

Suware Waza – Sitting Techniques
1. Mune Dori – Chest Art
2. Ude Dori – Arm Art
3. Emon Dori – Clothing Crest Art
4. Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Reverse Wrist Turnover

Hantachi Waza – Half Standing Techniques
5. Yoko Dori – Side Art
6. Yoko Ninin – Side Two Man Art

Tachi Waza – Standing Techniques
7. Mune Dori – Chest Art
8. Ushiro Zeme Dori – Rear Attack Art
9. Ushiro Ryote Tori – Rear Both Hands Grasp
10. Uchi Komi Dori – Strike Inside Art
11. Yokomen Uchi Dori – Side of Head Strike Art
12. Oikake Dori – Chase Art
13. Heiko Dori – Parallel Art
14. Kote Gaeshi – Wrist Turnover
15. Hakujin Dori (also pronounced Shiroha Dori) – White Edge of Sword Art
a. Batto (also Joto) Nuki Uchi Dori – Length of Blade Draw Out Strike Art
b. Shoto Tsuki Komi Dori – Short Sword Thrust Inside

SHIHAN GI – Master (*Purple Belt) Skill

Shodan – First Grade
1. Nukite – Hand Draw
2. Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Reverse Wrist Turnover
3. Yoko Dori – Side Art
4. Ude Osae Dori – Arm Pin Art
5. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art

Nidan – Second Grade
6. Mae Niho Nage – Front Two Way Throw
7. Ushiro Niho Nage – Rear Two Way Throw
8. Ude Osae Dori – Arm Pin Art
9. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art
10. Maki Komi – Winding Inside
11. Kono Ha Gaeshi – Leaf Turnover
12. Katate Osae Aya Dori – One Hand Pin Woven Cloth Art
13. Uchi Komi Dori – Strike Inside Art

Sandan – Third Grade
14. Gakun – No translation, the action of the “Gakun”
15. Emon Dori – Clothing Crest Art
16. Mochi Mawari – Lead Around

Yondan – Fourth Grade
17. Tsuki Komi Dori – Thrust Inside Art
18. Nuki Uchi Dori – Draw Out Strike Art

Godan – Fifth Grade
19. **Itten No Hi – One Point Secret
20. **Itte No Hi – One Hand Secret
a. ***Tsuki Dori – Thrust Art
b. ***Nuki Uchi Dori – Draw Out Strike Art

Okuden – Hidden Teachings
21. Kubi Jime – Neck Strangulation
22. Hagai Jime Dori – “The Bird Has Wings” Strangulation Art
23. Mune Dori Nage – Chest Art Throw
24. Kasa Osae Dori – Umbrella Pin Art
a. ***Kasa Hiki Dori – Umbrella Pull Art
b. ***Kasa Oshi Dori – Umbrella Push Art
25. Sensu Dori – Fan Art
a. ***Migi Sensu Dori – Right Fan Art
b. ***Hidari Sensu Dori – Left Fan Art
26. Tsue Osae Dori – Cane/Walking Stick Pin Art
a. ***Tsue Morote Dori – Cane/Walking Stick Two Hand Art
b. ***Tsue Katate Dori – Cane/Walking Stick One Hand Art
27. Katate Nage – One Hand Throw
28. Futari/Ninin Dori – Two Man Art
a. ***Mae Niho Nage – Front Two Way Throw
b. ***Ushiro Zeme Otoshi / Kubi Shime Dori – Rear Attack Drop / Neck Strangulation Art
29. Yonin Dori – Four Man Art
30. Nawa Nuke – Rope Escape
31. Kappo – Resuscitation

* The color purple is used in many koryu (old style) bujutsu (martial arts) ryu/ha (styles/methods) to denote Shihan (an authorized master instructor from the headquarters school). Purple is considered the color of royalty.
** Order reversed from original Japanese waza lists for ease of teaching
*** Original Japanese waza lists do not go into this level of detail.

 

KAIDEN GI – “All Passed” (Purple Belt) Skill

Shodan – First Grade
1. Nukite – Draw Hand
2. Gyaku Kote Gaeshi – Reverse Wrist Turnover
3. Ude Osae Dori – Arm Pin Art
4. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art
5. Yoko Dori – Side Art

Nidan – Second Grade
6. Ude Osae Dori – Arm Pin Art
7. Mune Osae Dori – Chest Pin Art
8. Shiho Nage – Four Way Throw
9. Morote Shiho Nage – Two Hand Four Way Throw

Sandan – Third Grade
10.Emon Dori – Clothing Crest Art
11.Gakun – No translation, the action of the “Gakun”

Yondan – Fourth Grade
12. Dou Dan – Same

Godan – Fifth Grade
13. Dou Dan – Same

Okuden – Hidden Teachings
14. Mae Gyaku San Nage – Front Reverse Three Throw
15. Ushiro Gyaku San Nage – Rear Reverse Three Throw
16. Suware Gyaku Go Nage – Seated Reverse Five Throw
17. Tachi Gyaku Go Nage – Standing Reverse Five Throw
18. Ishi Datami – Stone Mat
19. Kogan Shiburi – Groin Squeeze
20. Katana Tsuka Osae Dori – Sword Handle Pin Art
21. Hosho Dori – Scroll Art
22. Happo Nage – Eight Direction Throw
23. Katate Nage – One Hand Throw
24. Sai Rui – Tear
25. Hugi – Protect Technique

*SANDAIKICHU GI – Three Big Basic Pillars (Purple Belt) Skill
1. Roken Senretsu – “Shoulder of the Road”
2. Shinki Yaku Jo – “God Skin”
3. Kengai Kenshin – “Standing at the Edge of the Cliff”

* The concepts contained within Sandaikichu are emphasized throughout the entire Dentokan Aikijujutsu syllabus.

Note:  Roy J. Hobbs was awarded Menkyo Kaiden in KoKoDo Jujutsu by Yasuhiro Irie, Soke Shodai in 1998, and Shihan Menkyo in Hakko Ryu Jujutsu by Ryuho Okuyama, Soke Shodai in 1983.  Hobbs Sensei began his study of Hakko Ryu Jujutsu in 1965.