2011 SCKO Kendo Promotion Exam Written Test Questions

Exam for: 1 Kyu
Question: Describe some benefits of “kirikaeshi”. 切り返し

Exam for: 1 Dan
Choose one (1) of the following to answer
– Describe “ki-ken-tai-ichi”. 気剣体一致
– Describe 3 types of Kendo footwork. 足さばき

Exam for: 2 Dan
Choose one (1) of the following to answer:
– Describe the 4 types of Kendo “sicknesses”. 四戒
– Describe the 3 “ma-ai ”. 間合

Exam for: 3 Dan
Choose one (1) of the following to answer:
– Describe the elements of “yuko-datotsu”. 有効打突
– Describe “enzan-no-metsuke”. 遠山の目付け

Exam for: 4 Dan
Choose one (1) of the following to answer:

– Describe the benefits of the Kendo kata (剣道形)and its relevance to shinai keiko (竹刀稽古).
– Describe the elements of “yuko-datotsu”. 有効打突