This Nidan test by a member of North Vancouver Aikikai was prepared for by 6 months of advance training.  Not only is there an emphasis on precise demonstrations of different techniques seemlessly performed from the same attack (Jyuwaza) and also multiple attack by 5 nages (attackers) to perform Randori (free style from any type of attack deffended by any type of technique).  Also both Henkawaza (change of technique) and Kaeshiwaza (return of technique) are performed with two attackers plus both tachitori and jotori (bokken and jo takeaways).  This is a good example of proper and thorough preparation and for that reason the member was promoted to Nidan.

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