Nidan

IDO
Ten combinations of the examiner's choice

KUMITE
Shiai kumite - 2 matches
Randori kumite - 2 matches

KATA
Sanchin
Tensho
Nijushiho
Sanseiru

Plus one of the following chosen by the candidate
Kanku Sho
Jitte
Gangaku
Seipai

SPECIAL DRILLS
*2 x 2 minutes on the focus pads
*Makiwara (if available)
*Break two inch board with hand or foot technique
*Defence against various grabs
*Chi'shi
*Body conditioning
*Theory questions

ALL DAN GRADES WEAR BLACK BELTS
CAPABILITIES EXPECTED AT THIS GRADE
Ability to generate power at close range

Use of throws, locks & take downs
Familiarity with all forms of training equipment