Penlee Judo Club

Judo Terms

Japanese Word

 

English Meaning

Ashi

=

Foot or Leg

Chui

=

Caution

Dojo

=

Room where Judo is practiced

Eri

=

Collar

Gake

=

Hook

Gari

=

Reap

Guruma

=

Wheel

Hajime

=

Start / Begin

Hane

=

Spring

Hansoku-Make

=

Disqualification

Hantei

=

Referees call for Judges decision

Harai / Barai

=

Sweep

Hike-Wake

=

Draw

Hiza

=

Knee

Ippon

=

Full Point

Judo

=

Gentle Way

Judogi

=

Judo Suit

Judoka

=

Judo Player

Kami

=

Upper

Kansetsu-Waza

=

Arm-lock Techniques

Kata

=

Formal demonstration of Form

Kata

=

Shoulder

Keikoku

=

Warning

Ko

=

Minor

Koka

=

Minor Score (3 points)

Koshi / Goshi

=

Hip

Kyu

=

Senior Student Grade

Mae

=

Front

Makikomi

=

Winding or Wrap

Matte

=

Stop

Mune

=

Chest

Nage-Waza

=

Throwing Techniques

Ne-Waza

=

Groundwork Techniques

O

=

Major

Obi

=

Belt

Osaekomi

=

Hold is on

Otoshi

=

Drop

Randori

=

Free Practice

Rei

=

Bow

Sensei

=

Instructor Grade

Shiai

=

Contest

Shido

=

Note

Shime-Waza

=

Strangle Techniques

Sode

=

Sleeve

Sono-Mama

=

Freeze

Sore-Made

=

That is all. End.

Soto

=

Outer

Sutemi-Waza

=

Sacrifice Techniques

Tachi-Waza

=

Standing Techniques

Tatame

=

Judo Mat

Te

=

Hand

Toketa

=

Hold is Broken

Tokui-Waza

=

Favourite Technique

Tori

=

Attacker

Uchi

=

Inner

Uchi-Komi

=

Repeated Entry up to (but not including) Throw

Uke

=

Receiver

Ukemi

=

Break Falls

Ushiro

=

Rear

Waza-ari

=

Almost Ippon (7 points)

Waza-ari Awasete-Ippon

=

Two Waza-aris equal Ippon

Yoko

=

Side

Yoshi

=

Continue

Yuko

=

Almost Waza-ari (5 points)

Yusei-gachi

=

Win by Superiority

Zarei

=

Kneeling Bow

Zori

=

Sandals