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Grading Syllabus

Grading syllabus tomiki aikido dublin

Dublin Tomiki Aikido is a full member of the BAA and follows the grading syllabus, regulations and examinations policy of the British Aikido Association (BAA).

Grading Syllabus


Junior Syllabus (Ages 6-10)

BAA Junior Syllabus

Youth Syllabus  (Ages 10-16)

BAA Youth Syllabus

Kyu Grade Syllabus (16+)

BAA Kyu Grade Syllabus (up to 1st kyu)

Dan Grade Syllabus (18+)

BAA Dan Grade Syllabus  (1st - 7th Dan)

 * B.A.A. National Course gradings are recognised by the B.A.A. and J.A.A..
 * Certification is available both from the UK and Japan
 * B.A.A. issues British Aikido Board (BAB) licenses on behalf of its members


Link between Kata and Randori

kata Randori Link

BAA National Courses and Grading Venues 

BAA Kyu and Dan gradings are held at six approved UK National courses every year. Only Dan gradings achieved under the BAA syllabus at these venues will now be automatically approved by the BAA. One of the six approved courses are held each year in either Dublin or Belfast.

  • BAA Spring School North     March   Sheffield
  • BAA Spring School Ireland   April      Belfast/Dublin (Rising Dawn Seminar)
  • BAA Spring School West     May       Winchester
  • BAA Summer School           July       Leeds
  • BAA Autumn School            Nov       Herne Bay
  • BAA Winter School              Feb       TBA

Our club Instructors and some members attend at least two BAA schools every year.



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