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Fugakukai International Association

Karl E. Geis, Hanshi
10th Dan Aikido, 9th Dan Judo U.S.J.A., 8th Dan Jyodo




JUDO TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Yonkyu
Green Belt
All falling ways
1st kyo
2 hold downs and escapes
Sankyu
Brown Belt
All of the above plus:
3 throws of the second kyo
5 hold downs and escapes
Nikyu
Brown Belt
All of the above plus:
1st and 2nd kyo complete
5 hold downs and escapes
5 basic chokes
General vocabulary and history
Ikkyu
Brown Belt
All of the above plus:
3rd kyo complete
5 armbars
Shodan
Black Belt
1st, 2nd, and 3rd kyo
5 hold downs and escapes
5 chokes
5 arm bars
Sections one through three of Nage No Kata
Nidan
2nd Black Belt
1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th kyo
Sections one through four of Nage No Kata
1st section of Katame No Kata; advanced knowledge of newaza
knowledge of basic teaching skills
Sandan
3rd Black Belt
Complete Gokyo No Waza
Sections one through four of Nage No Kata
Sections one and two of the Katame No Kata
Advanced teaching skills

Yondan
4th Black Belt
Complete Gokyo No Waza
Complete Nage No Kata
Complete Katame No Kata
Advanced knowledge of newaza
Further advanced teaching skills
Godan
5th Black Belt
Complete Gokyo No Waza
Complete Nage no Kata
Complete Katame no Kata
Knowledge of Ju No Kata
Professional ability in the areas of technique and instruction
Extraordinary contribution to Judo through teaching, organization, or competition
Rokudan
Red & White Belt
Complete Gokyo No Waza
Complete Nage no Kata
Complete Katame no Kata
Knowledge of Ju No Kata
Professional ability in the areas of technique and instruction
Extraordinary contribution to Judo through teaching, organization, or competition
Thorough knowledge of Goshin Jutsu and Ju No Kata
Must have demonstrated the knowledge and ability required for the rank of full professor of Judo