Shindo Gradings & Ranking
Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Shindo
To properly introduce Shindo into your dojo the Shindo committee, under the request of Sensei Shintani, developed Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Shindo programs.
For full reference, refer to the Shindo Manual.
The following downloads are available on the Shintani Store:
Shindo Course outlines - available to all can be downloaded here.
Basic Shindo Video (paid download)
Intermediate Shindo Video (paid download)
Advanced Shindo Video (paid download)
Shindo Kata List
Below is a list of Shindo Kata guidelines.
Shindo Dan-Level Application Forms (Gold Stripe)
To download the official application click here.
Completed applications can be sent to the chair of the Shindo Committee. Please ensure before submitting:
Student portion is completed fully
Instructor portion is completed fully
Shindo Dan Grading Information
The following document is intended to accompany the Shindo grading sheets and contains detailed explanations of each technique of the grading as prescribed there. This is intended to assist in interpreting the techniques only.
To download the "Short" form (simplified technique explanations) click here.
To download the "Long" form (expanded technique explanations) click here.
Shindo Kyu-Belt Grading Forms
For Dojo Use - Grading Forms for Basic (white stripe), Intermediate (green stripe), and Advanced (brown stripe) levels.
Basic Shindo Form (white stripe) - click here.
Intermediate Shindo Form (green stripe) - click here.
Advanced Shindo Form (brown stripe) - click here.