5th Dan - Godan
|Pattern (Kata)||Wankan, Meikyo, Sochin|
|Aiki-Jo||Thirteen count free form kata, thirty-one count free form kata,
thirty-one count pairs,
|Aiki-Budo||Nine techniques against jo, nine techniques against bokkan,|
|Self-defence (Gohin-jutsu)||Secure and insecure holds, control and restraint, gun controls,
multiple attackers, knife controls,
|Exercises||100 push ups (knuckles and fingers as directed),,
100 sit ups,
|Essay/Thesis||An origainal essay or thesis on any karate or related topic, which would be of value to other instructors and students and may be suitable for publication. Length approx. 3000 words.|
|Grading Credit Points||The applicant must have accumulated 20 Grading Credit Points since promotion to 4th Dan,|
|Other qualifications||The applicant must hold Coaching Level 1 Accreditation.
The applicants character and general abilities as an instructor will be taken into consideration.