Grandmaster Tanemura awards traditional martial arts titles to Genbukan and KJJR members who have mastered the skills necessary to pass the authentic tests. Some titles do not require a specific test and are simply a statement of position within the organization.
Qualifications: A student may become a group leader prior to attaining their black belt if they receive express permission from Soke.
Dojo-cho “School Chief”
Qualifications: Shodan (black belt level) or greater level instructor.
Daidojo-cho “Large School Chief”
Qualifications: Dojo-cho with more than 100 registered students.
Shibu-cho “Area Chief” or “Regional Director”
Qualifications: 4th dan or higher, Renshi.
Shidoin “International Instructor”
Qualifications: 5th dan or higher in Ninpo and Jujutsu, Kyoshi, Bojutsu shodan, Bikenjutsu shodan, Naginata shodan, Asayama Ichiden Ryu Chuden Menkyo, Takage Yoshin Ryu shoden menkyo
With Soke’s permission, a Shidoin can teach anywhere in world and conduct check tests up to 3rd dan.