Yudansha Rank

Yudansha (blackbelt) Ranking are registered with the Aikikai Foundation in Tokyo, Japan . All Yudansha Examinations comply with the requirements and standards of the Aikikai,  the Takemusu Aikido Association and the local dojo.

The Aikikai is an administrative body of Aikido and is the organization founder by  Morehei Ueshiba (the founder of Aikido) to regulate and preserve the quality, and proper transmittal of the art.

Although there are various large and small Aikido Organization throughout the world, the yudansha rank registered through the Aikikai remains to be the standard and most recognized world wide. We are honored to offer this recognition to deserving students who completed the requirements for each yudansha rank.