Tachi dori = Sword disarming - Jo dori = Jo disarming - Tanto dori = Knife disarming
Shodan - 1st degree black belt
Candidates must have
trained consistently for at least twelve months after
grade. Passing Shodan, entitles the candidate to apply for the coach level one course, thus reaching instructor level. This must be done if the candidate wishes to instruct in Aikido.
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