Grade

Aikido Grading System

Although Aikido is not a competitive sport, the level of skills will be checked by a grading system. To acquire the individual levels, next to a minimum of days on which Aikido is practiced, must be demonstrated, that for a certain grade the necessary techniques are mastered.
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Level Prerequisite
6th Kyu 20 days of practice
5th Kyu 30 days of practice
4th Kyu 40 days of practice after obtaining 5th Kyu
3th KYu 50 days of practice after obtaining 4th Kyu
2th Kyu 50 days of practice after obtaining 3rd Kyu
1th Kyu 60 days of practice after obtaining 2nd Kyu
1th Dan 70 days of practice after obtaining 1st Kyu
2th Dan Minimum 2 year since 1st dan, with 200 days of practice
3thDan Minimum 3 years since 2nd dan, with 300 days of practice
4th Dan Minimum 4 years since 3rd dan, with 400 days of practice

AIKIDO Grading System  PDF-File