Referee Calls

1.Wara-Ari------Half point awarded

2.Toketa--------Hold down broken



5.Sore-Made!!-----It's finished 

6.Sono-Mama----- Stay right there 

Judo Info for Gokyu

1.Dr. Jigoro Kano created Judo from the techniques of The Tenshin-Shinyo Ryu and the Kito Ryu styles of JuJitsu .

2. JuJitsu was the name for unarmed fighting in Japan a 1,000 year before Judo 

3. Jigoro Kano only kept the techniques from Jujitsu that made most efficient use physical and mental energy.

4.Jigoro Kano studied JuJitsu under Sensei Teinosuke Yagi ,Sensei Hachinosuke Fukuda,and Sensei Iikubo.

5.The Kodokan was founded at the Eishoji Temple in Tokyo Japan .

6.The English translation for the Japanese word Kodokan is The school for studying the way.

7.The 3 parts of unarmed fighting are

   1. Throwing Techniques (Nage Waza)

   2.Grappling Techniques (Katame Waza)

​   3.Stricking Techniques   (Atemi Waza)

8.The 2 types of Sacrifice throws are Ma-Sutemi-Waza -Back falling sacrifice techniques and Yoko-Sutemi-Waza- Side falling sacrifice techniques

Terminology for Gokyu

1.Uke------Technique receiver

2.Tori----- Technique giver


4.Dojo----The building where you practice 

5.Judoka --Person that practices Judo

6.Uchikomi--Fitting in for a throw Reps 

7.Sen ---Attack  


9.Sutemi-Waza -Sacrifice Throwing Techniques

10.Ma and Ushiro Sutemi-waza- Forward and Rear Sacrifice Throws

​11.Yoko-Sutemi-Waza-Side Sacrifice Throws



​​​​​There's a demonstration ,written portion to each test .Passing score for orange  belt is 70%

1 Throwing Techniques & Counter Throwing Techniques

Demonstrate Dai-Nikyo (Set Two)

      1.Kosoto-Gari--Small Outside Reap

      2.Kouchi-Gari--Small Inside Reap--Counter with Kouchi-Gaeshi-Small Inside Couunter

      3.Koshi Guruma--Hip Wheel Throw-Counter with Ushiro Goshi-Rear Hip Throw

      4.Tsuri Komi Goshi--Lift Pull Hip Throw

      5.Okuri Ashi Harai--Sliding Foot Sweep

      6.Tai Otoshi--Body Drop-Counter with Kosoto Gari-Small Outside Reap

      7.Hari Goshi--Sweeping HIp Throw-Counter with Hari Goshi Gaeshi-Sweeping Hip Counter Throw

      8.Uchi Mata--Inner Thigh Throw-Counter with Uchi Mata Sukashi-Inner Thigh Avoidance Throw

Demonstrate 3 throws that where taken out of Judo in 1920 then added back in 1982

       1.Obi-Otoshi-Belt Drop

       2.Daki-Wakare- High Lift Turnover Throw 

       3.Hikkikomi-Gaeshi-Back Fall Sacrifice Throw

2.Throwing Combination Techniques

Demonstrate 4 combination, use throws from set 1 and 2 of the Gokyo No Waza

       A combination is linking two or more techniques together .(It can be a moving skill to grip break to a throw to a pin to a submission.










3.Defense Against Throws

Demonstrate two defenses against throwing attack 

​      1.


4.Gripping form

Demonstrate  two grips and a throw from each



5.Grip Breaking

Demonstrate two grip breaks. Don't use the same that you use on your Rokkyu test.



Grappling techniques

6.Pinning Techniques

Demonstrate two Pinning techniques

        1.Kuzure Kesa-Gatame- Modified Scarf Hold

        2.Ushiro Kesa Gatame--Reverse Scarf Hold

​7.Strangulation Techniques

Demonstrate two strangulation techniques

      1.Kata Juji Jime--Mixed Cross Strangle

      2.Ushiro Juji Jime Rear Cross Strangle

8.Joint Locking Techniques

Demonstrate two joint locking techniques

      1.Ude Garami--Bent Arm Lock(down Variation)

​      2.Ude -Hishigi-ude-Gatame--Normal ArmLock

9.Ground work Entry Techniques

Demonstrate matwork entry techniques that you didn't use on your Rokkyu test.

       1.Demonstrate the Kata-Ha- Jime Turn over 

       2.Demonstrate two ways to attack when you are on your hand and knees with someone on your back

       3.Demonstrate entry into Juji-Gatame from Tai-Otoshi

       4.Demonstrate entry into a hold down from Koshi-Gurma

10.Ground work Escapes

Demonstrate two ways to escape from Kuzure Kesa and Ushiro Kesa Gatame

Demonstrate an escape from a choke from behind

SAGA Judo Jr 3rd and 4th Dagree 

Jr 3rd is required to take half of the test .

Jr 4th is required to take the whole test .

If you are under 13 years of age you're not required to be tested on Shime or Kansetsu waza 

Rank requirements for Gokyu

​(Orange Belt)

​Normal Time 4 months

Minimum time in grade is 3 months 24 classes in Rokkyu before you can be tested for Gokyu