6th & 5th Kyu


  • A financial member in good standing with the Kyushin Ryu School of Jujitsu
  • A person of fine moral character
  • An active helper in the dojo
  • The holder of an Orange Belt
  • Participation in 15 active training sessions at the dojo since achieving orange belt

Satisfactory completion of Parts A & B of this curriculum are required for advancement to 6th Kyu, while Parts C & D are required for advancement to 5th Kyu.

Part A – Theoretical Knowledge


Demonstrate broad knowledge of dojo etiquette and Japanese terminology appropriate to the dojo


Demonstrate broad knowledge of the history of Jujitsu, Kyushin Ryu School and lineage of the School Principal


Demonstrate and explain the benefits of exercise and stretching techniques – before and after training sessions


Demonstrate and explain the various strategies utilised in training sessions: e.g. uchikomi, butsukari, kumite, randori


Demonstrate and explain at least three types of skill-based competitions utilise in Jujitsu


Part A – Theoretical Knowledge


Demonstrate broad knowledge of break-falling techniques – in various directions


Demonstrate improved knowledge of all previous Practical Knowledge requirements – on both sides of the body


Demonstrate the effective application of the following:

  • 2 Hip Throws
  • 2 Leg Throws
  • 2 Shoulder Throws
  • 3 Hand Throws
  • 3 Sacrifice Throws
  • 3 Takedowns
  • 5 Target Areas
  • 3 Punches
  • 3 Kicks
  • 3 Blocks
  • 5 Arm Locks
  • 5 Leg Locks
  • 5 Strangles
  • 3 Head Locks
  • 3 Standing Restaint Holds
  • 5 Ground Restaint Holds

Part C – Technical Knowledge


Demonstrate and explain:

  • The control of external haemorrhage
  • The treament for a nose bleed


Demonstrate and explain the principles of:

  • “Pretence Weak” positioning
  • Distraction strategies
  • Disinterested “thinker” stance


Part D – Technical Knowledge


Demonstrate a satisfactory degree of competence in the use of Jujitsu techniques during sessions where one person attacks continuously (kumite) and where both partners attack and defend (randori)


Demonstrate the use of Practical Knowledge requirements in Part B to address kicking, punching and grasping attacks from the front, rear and on the ground. Attacks will be nominated by the examiner, and an effective reaction is required.