B.S.K.J.J.A

BUDO SHIN RYU KEMPO JUJITSU ACADEMY

                            Syllabus and achievements

 The 3 colour's of our insignia signify the following principles of our teachings. Hakama are sometimes worn at 1st Kyu.

White - Metal - ..Innocence,Purity,Placidity.

Red - Fire ..Passion,desire,Sacrifice.

Black - Water..Power,Mystery,New beginnings.

Grading's are held twice a year but junior & intermediate grades at a higher level may only grade once a year, dependent on competency.ALL students who wish to take a grading must have a good attendance rate to be eligible. Black belt grading's are also held twice a year but students taking a Dan grading must have an attendance rate of 85%. 

 

Mon Grade Syllabus

5 to 9 Years old

Gold stars are awarded to demonstrate the pass rate of a grading.These are applied to the junior certificates as follows:

 No star - Pass  1 star - Good  2 stars - Exceptional. 

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 8th Mon - Red

  7th Mon - Yellow

   6th Mon - Orange

 5th Mon - Green

 4th Mon - Purple

 3rd Mon - Blue

 2nd Mon - Brown 

Junior students do not study joint lock or choking applications.

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Chukan No Grade Syllabus

9 to 14 Years old 

Tabs are awarded to demonstrate the pass rate of a grading.These are attached to the students obi as follows:

 No Tabs - Pass  1 Tab  - Average  2 Tabs - Good  3 Tabs- Exceptional.

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 8th Chukan no - Red/white stripe

 7th Chukan no - Yellow/White stripe.

 6th Chukan no - Orange/White stripe.

 5th  Chukan no - Green/White stripe.

 4th Chukan no - Purple/White stripe.

 3rd Chukan no - Blue/white stripe.

 2nd Chukan no - Brown/white stripe.  

 1st Chukan no - Brown.  

Shodan - Black belt no tab - Minimum age 12+

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Kyu Grade Syllabus

Young senior & adult senior grades 14 Years old plus

Tabs are awarded on Kyu belts to demonstrate the pass rate of a grading.These are attached to the students obi as follows: 

No Tabs - Pass  1 Tab - Average  2 Tabs - Good  3 Tabs - Exceptional.

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 8th kyu - Red

 7th kyu - Yellow

 6th kyu - Orange

 5th kyu - Green

 4th kyu - Purple

 3rd kyu - Blue

 2nd kyu - Brown 

 1st kyu - Brown/black stripe. 

Shodan - Black belt no tab.

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 Black Belt Yudansha Ranks

Shodan - (Senpai) - Age 12 +. 

Shodan - cadet instructor (Dai Senpai) - minimum age 16.

Shodan - 1st Dan instructor (Sensei) - Must be 18

Nidan - 2nd Dan - minimum age 16.

Sandan - 3rd Dan - minimum age 19

Yondan - 4th Dan - minimum age 23.

 Godan - 5th Dan -  minimum age 28.

 Rokudan - 6th Dan minimum age 34.

 Shichi/nanadan - 7th Dan - minimum age 38.

Hachidan - 8th Dan - minimum age 42.

Kudan - 9th Dan - minimum age 46.

Judan - 10th Dan - minimum age 50.  

Dan ranks up to and including 5th Dan are achieved through physical grading's. Subsequent to this they are accredited with further Dan awards for time served where the minimum time required is 4 years between each grade.  

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Trainee and assistant instructor ranks & belt colours   

No Indemnity, DBS or 1st aid required 

 

 Kohai - 1st Chukan no - Apprentice cadet assistant instructor (Age 14)

Black & brown split length belt.

 Kohai - 1st Kyu - Apprentice adult Instructor (Age 16)

Black & brown block panel belt.

  *Dai Senpai - Shodan - Cadet assistant instructor (Age 16)

Black belt, white stripe. 

*Becoming an instructor at the age of 18 where they adorn a solid black belt and relative red  tab*

 

Black belt ranks Nidan to Godan are known as 'Sensei Dai' - Assistant instructors.

 

Sensei Dai - Nidan to Godan - Assistant instructor

Black belt 2 to 5 red tabs - Addressed as Sensei by all Mudansha grades.

 

Tasshi - Godan to Judan - Expert helper / senior assistant instructor

Red & white split length belt - Addressed as Sensei by all Mudansha grades.

 

Instructor and senior instructor ranks & belt colours

 These are allocated positions in which a student is selected and takes an instructors level grading. 

 

 Sensei - Shodan 1st Dan & Nidan Instructor 

Black belt 1 or 2 red tabs.

 Indemnity, DBS & 1st aid required. Signed CPP.

 

  Shidoin (Sensei) - Sandan & Yondan - Senior instructor

 Black belt with red stripe.

 Indemnity, DBS & 1st aid required. Signed CPP.

 

 

 Master title and rank belt colours

Indemnity, DBS & 1st aid required. Signed CPP

 

Shidoshi - Godan to Shichidan - Master

Red & black split length belt.  

 

 Shidoshi - Hachidan to Judan - Advanced Master

Red belt with black stripe. 

   

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Menkyo Shihan - Chief Instructor of the Ryu

Menkyo Shihan can be addressed as either Sensei or Shihan and means Chief instructor of the Academy which is designated to only one person in the ryu. This title/rank presides over all BSKJJA instructors and holds the authority to award the shogo titles of Shidoin & Shidoshi; it also has the privilege & license to award grades up to and including 10th Dan.It is distinct from other ranks & independent of the grading system at the Academy. Subsequent Dan's are awarded  to this rank by the Shihan or Soke of the Association; And can also be awarded by an International Jujitsu Governing Body. This rank has 4 Shogo accolades that are encompassed by the Shihan title (i/e Menkyo Shihan Joe Bloggs Renshi).

Menkyo signifies antiquity and means 'License of transmission' and Menkyo Kaiden means 'complete license of transmission'. These titles can only be passed down by the Menkyo Shihan & Menkyo Kaiden and this is known as 'Lineage'. 

 


Menkyo Shihan - Renshi - Master - Yondan

Red & white block panel belt.

Master teacher

 

Menkyo Shihan - Kyoshi - Senior Master - Godan & Rokudan

Red & black block panel belt.

Teacher of teachers 


Menkyo Shihan - Hanshi - Grand Master - Shichidan & Hachidan

Red (top) & black (reverse) 2 tone belt.

Master of teachers

 

Menkyo Kaiden Shihan - Soke - Senior Grand Master - Kudan & Judan

Red & black or gold trim belt.

Great Master of teachers

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 Teaching & Coaching Qualifications

Level 1

Assisting in the instruction of syllabus for the Junior , intermediate & senior grades. 

Level 2 

Instruction of the junior,intermediate and senior grades in syllabus. Must have instructor indemnity, first aid, DBS & CPP.

Level 3

Instruction of junior, intermediates & senior grades. Knowledge of the BSKJJA syllabus, kata and kobudo. Must have instructor indemnity, first aid, DBS & CPP.

Level 4

Complete knowledge of the BSKJJA syllabus. Competent to demonstrate &  instruct in free style technique.Full knowledge of all kata and kobudo.Able to show instruction in all areas of Kempo Jujitsu to all levels. Must have instructor indemnity, first aid, DBS & CPP.

Level 5

Complete knowledge of the BSKJJA syllabus. Competent to demonstrate & instruct in free style technique.Full knowledge of ALL kata and kobudo.Able to show instruction in all areas of Kempo Jujitsu to all levels.  Must have instructor indemnity, first aid, DBS & CPP.

 

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