Bikenjutsu Ranking

9th kyū (kyū-kyū)
1. Reihō (dōjō etiquette and manners) – 6 techniques

2. Katana No Mochi Kata (how to hold a sword) – 1 technique

3. Kamae Gata (postures) – 2 techniques

4. Kiri Gata (cutting forms) – 1 technique

5. Kiai No Dashikata (kiai while moving) – 2 techniques

6. Kokyūhō (how to breathe) – 1 technique

8th kyū (hachi-kyū)
1. Kamae Gata (postures) – 3 techniques

2. Kiri Gata (cutting forms) – 2 techniques

3. Battō Hō/Nōtō Hō (draw/re-sheath the sword) – 2 techniques

7th kyū (nana-kyū)
1. Kamae Gata (postures) – 3 techniques

2. Kiri Gata (cutting forms) – 1 technique

3. Sageo (ways to use the sword cord) – 2 things

6th kyū (rokkyū)
1. Kamae Gata (postures) – 2 techniques

2. Kiri Gata (cutting forms) – 2 technique

3. Junshu Jikō (sword facts/compliance) – 7 things

5th kyū (go-kyū)
1. Kiri Gata (cutting forms) – 3 technique

2. Keikogi No Kikata (putting on training uniform) – 4 things

4th kyū (yon-kyū)
1. Nukiuchi (drawing and cutting) – 6 techniques

3rd kyū (san-kyū)
1. Nukiuchi (drawing and cutting) – 6 techniques

2nd kyū (ni-kyū)
1. Nukiuchi (drawing and cutting) – 6 techniques

1st kyū (ikkyū)
1. Uke Kata (blocking) – 11 techniques

2. Fukuro Shinai Datotsu Hō (striking/thrusting with shinai) – ? techniques

3. Tsubute Sabaki (deflecting objects with the sword) – 1 technique