WHAT IS SHINTAIDO
THE SHINTAIDO PROGRAM: SHINTAIDO (KAIHO-KEI)
 
   
RANK   REQUIREMENTS
MASTER INSTRUCTOR
(Doshu)
  Shintaido Kenjutsu Program (Completion)
Substantial contribution to International Shintaido movement

GENERAL INSTRUCTOR
(Dai-Shihan)
  Kumitachi: Sannin Ichiretsu
Kumitachi: Kyukajo #5 - #9
Substantial contribution to National Shintaido movement

SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
(Sei-Shihan)
  Kumitachi: Kyukajo #1 - #5
Kumite: From receiving Tsuki attack to Meiso-kumite (Tsuki-Hikari-Wakame)
National Gasshuku management

INSTRUCTOR
(Sei-Shidoin)
  Shintaido Kenjutsu Kihon Kata #5-#9
Taimyo
Kumite: Receiving for Jodan uchite attack (Mae, Yoko, Ushiro, Sagari-irimi)
Contribution to local group

GRADUATE
(Jun-Shidoin)
  Shintaido-Kenjutsu Kihon Kata #1-#5
Eiko(dai) no Kumite: 1 vs. 3
Kirioroshi no Kumite (Mae, Yoko, Ushiro, Sagari-Irimi)
Gorei to lead a group Toitsu-kihon movement

ASSISTANT
(Senka-Joshu)
  Eiko(dai), Eiko(dai) no kumite (Continually, beyond the limit)
Toitsu-kihon (Knee-walking), Shintaido-jump
Gorei for Jumbi-taiso, Sensei-care, Hakama ironing

ADVANCED STUDENT EVALUATION  

SoA does not have specific requirements for the content of the Advanced Student evaluation, but provides this list of approved techniques from which regions may choose:

Kaikyaku dai, Meiso jump, Kaikyaku sho, Tenshingoso sei, Tenshingoso dai, Tenshingoso kumite (standing & sitting), Eiko dai, Eiko dai kumite, Toitsu kihon, Toitsu kihon kumite (standing), Wakame, Dojo etiquette.

SoA provides this list of approved techniques for reference in making that decision, and also to inform instructors and students of what techniques may be included on the evaluation in other regions.

 
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