Guidelines for grading in Tomiki Aikido

Huddersfield Tomiki Aikido Club as a member of the British Aikido Association (BAA) follows the BAA Grading syllabus.

Junior SyllabusAikidoka aged up to and including 10 years of age.
Youth SyllabusAikidoka aged from 10 and up to 15 years of age
Kyu Grade SyllabusAikidoka aged from 16 years of age. All grades up to 1st Kyu (Brown Belt).

To progress through each syllabus, the Aikidoka has to demonstrate techniques from an increasing number of Kata as well as demonstrating application of these techniques in Kakarigeiko and Hikitategeiko.