Fees and Mimimum Requirements

Feb 9, 2019


One day of training is defined as one day regardless of the number of times trained in that single day. The years in grade are counted from the date of registration of the last rank, not the test date. It is the responsibility of the dojo-cho to keep track of training days for their students.

Shodan: $250 200 days and 1 year since ikkyu, 15 years old minimum
Nidan: $275 360 days and two years since shodan
Sandan: $325 540 days and three years since nidan
Yondan: $375 800 days and four years since sandan
Godan: $850 1000 days and five years since yondan
Rokudan: $950 1200 days and six years since godan

Fees of $35 for the following items:
Replacement yudansha books and Aikikai membership cards
Replacement yudansha certificate.

Shodan applicants receive a yudansha book and card with their certificate for shodan, please do not include an additional $35.00 for a new book.


Processing deadlines are:
March 15th
June 15th
September 15th
October 15th - Recommendation Ranks only, announced at Kagami Biraki
December 7th

Send Yudansha books and checks to:
Adrianne Wonnacott
California Aikido Association
2995 Woodside Road Suite 400
Woodside, CA 94062

Division 1 applicants mail testing fees to:
Patricia Hendricks
Aikido of San Leandro
1033 MacArthur Blvd
San Leandro, CA 94577


Contact information for questions:
Adrianne Wonnacott Processing Clerk
E-Mail: cal.aikido.clerk@gmail.com

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