yellow belt ranking requirements

In this section we will demonstrate the specific techniques and movements required to earn your yellow belt.

The 4 Principles

In this video we describe and demonstrate the 4 principles of Aikido:

1 Extend Ki

2 Weight Underside

3 Relax Completely

4 Mind at Center

 

The 5 Wrist Exercises

In this video we describe and demonstrate the 5 wrist exercises:

1 Ikkyo

2 Nikkyo

3 Sankyo

4 Kotegaeshi

5. Gokyo

 

Forward Rolls (Mae Mowari Ukemi)

In this video we demonstrate forward rolls (mae mowari ukemi)

 

Backward Rolls (Ushiro Ukemi)

In this video we demonstrate backwards rolls (ushiro ukemi)

 

Shikko (knee walk)

In this video we demonstrate shikko (knee walk)escription

 

Jo Kata 1 to 5

In this video we demonstrate jo kata 1 to 5.

Ryo-kata tori kokyunage

In this video we demonstrate the technique ryo-kata tori kokyunage

ryo-kata tori kokyunage hanmi handachi

In this video we demonstrate the technique ryo-kata tori kokyunage hanmi handachi.

Shomenuchi Kokyunage

In this video we demonstrate the technique shomenuchi kokyunage.

Kata-Tori Ikkyo Irimi and Tenkan

In this video we demonstrate the technique kata-tori ikkyo irimi and tenkan.