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6th Kyu – Non-armour candidates will be tested on the following:
- Chakuso, entering shinsa-jo correctly, sonkyo…
- Kiri-kaeshi as kakari-te (motodachi will be supplied) x 2
- Uchi-komi geiko – Big men, big kote and big dou x 2 each

All candidates from 5th kyu MUST be wearing armour including men before the grading takes place.

5th Kyu – Candidates in armour will be tested on the following:
- Chakuso, entering shinsa-jo correctly, sonkyo…
- Kiri-kaeshi x 2
- Kihon-geiko – Big men, big kote, big dou x 2 each
- Kendo no Kata: Ippon-me

4th Kyu – Candidates in armour will be tested on the following:
- Chakuso, entering shinsa-jo correctly, sonkyo…
- Kiri-kaeshi x 2
- Kihon-geiko – M, K, D and K/M x 2 each
- Kendo no Kata: Ippon-me and nihon-me

3rd Kyu – Candidates in armour will be tested on the following:
- Chakuso, entering shinsa-jo correctly, sonkyo…
- Kiri-kaeshi x 2
- Kihon-geiko – M, K, D and K/M x 2 each, and K-hiki-waza (hiki-men) x 2 each
- Tachi-ai (40 seconds)
- Kendo no Kata: Ippon-me and nihon-me

2nd Kyu – Candidates in armour will be tested in front of a panel on the following:
- Chakuso, entering shinsa-jo correctly, sonkyo…
- Kiri-kaeshi x 2
- Uchi-komi geiko – M, K, D and K/M x 2 each, and M-hiki-waza (hiki-men x 2, and hiki-dou x 2)
- Tachi-ai (60 seconds)
- Kendo no Kata: Ippon-me, nihon-me and sanbon-me