reqs by rank (click on a test):
Promotion to the ranks of 4th Dan and beyond is only by recommendation and at the discretion of the Dan Examination Committee ranked 6th Dan or higher. The Yondan promotion is conducted by way of exam in front of the Dan Examination Committee at a TAA event .
Promotions for Godan and above are by recommendation of TAA leaders with approval by Hombu (HQ).
Those promoted to Godan and above prepare and execute a demo in front of TAA Dan Examination Committee at a TAA event.