2nd Dan - Nidan
|Pattern (Kata)||Bassai, Jion,|
|Canes||Proficiency with canes, including Anyo’s 1 to 3, armed and unarmed applications, basic releases, trapping hands, free fighting,|
|Aiki-Budo||Forms 1. (right hand punch) and 2. (left hand punch, basic ground controls,|
|Self-defence (Goshin jutsu)||Nine chokes,|
|Breaking ( Tamashiwari)||Mandatory break with forefist, mandatory break with kick (head level), optional break,|
|Exercises||70 push ups on knuckles,
20 push ups on two fingers,
150 sit ups,
|Grading Credit Points||The applicant must have accumulated 5 Grading Credit Points since promotion to 1st Dan|
|Other qualifications||The applicant must hold New Zealand Coaching Level 1 Accreditation.
The applicant must hold a current First Aid Certificate,
|Notes:||The applicant must be physically fit to perform all techniques i.e. not injured.
Students will be tested on all previous grading techniques and patterns.