JUNIOR SYLLABUS FOR WHJC

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6TH KYU WITH 1 YELLOW TAB

 

STANDING:

Bow, take a basic sleeve/lapel grip and posture.

Demonstrate how to walk with a partner.

Take a breakfall when thrown by partner.

 

Morote-Seoi-Nage

 

GROUNDWORK:

Turn-over from press-up position breakfall, move into Kesa Gatame, escape.

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

When to submit, you must stop when Matte is called, when to rei, that you breakfall for safety

 

Demonstrate:

Kneeling rei, standing rei. How to submit.

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Matte, Hajime, Kiotsuke, Sensei

 

6TH KYU WITH 2 YELLOW TABS

 

STANDING:

Morote Seoi Otoshi

Ko Uchi Gari

Morote Seoi Nage, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Morote Seoi Otoshi

 

GROUNDWORK:

Kuzure Kesa Gatame, escape onto stomach and rise onto ‘all fours’.

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA:

1st technique of the 1st set of Katame-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

Who you should inform of any medical problems, how you should behave in the Dojo

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Tori, Uke, Ukemi, Migi, Hidari

 

6TH KYU WITH 3 YELLOW TABS

 

STANDING:

Morote Seoi Nage, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Ko Uchi Gari.

Tsuri Komi Goshi.

Tai Otoshi.

 

GROUNDWORK:

Turn-over from press-up position breakfall, move into Kesa Gatame, escape in to Kuzure Kesa Gatame, escape onto stomach and rise onto ‘all fours’.

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA:

1st and 2nd techniques of the 1st set of Katame-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

You are not allowed to put your hands / feet on someone's face, you should treat Sensei with courtesy and respect, that all jewellery etc. is removed before stepping onto the mat

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Judo, Obi, Za Rei, Ritsu Rei, Dojo

 

5TH KYU (YELLOW BELT)

 

STANDING:O uchi-gari

Tsuri Komi Goshi, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Tai Otoshi.

Tsuri Komi Goshi, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to O Uchi Gari

 

GROUNDWORK:

Turn-over from press-up position, breakfall, move into Kesa Gatame, escape onto stomach rise onto ‘all fours’, turn over into Yoko Shiho Gatame and escape.

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA:

1st, 2nd and 3rd techniques of the 1st set of Katame-No-Kata

1st technique of the 2nd set of Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

Correct way to line up, that you should apply strangles and arm locks slowly and with care

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Sore-made, Judogi, Osae-komi, Toketa

 

5TH KYU WITH 1 ORANGE TAB

 

STANDING:

O Uchi Gari, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Tai Otoshi.

De Ashi Barai.

Sasae Tsuri Komi Ashi.

Ko Soto Gari

De Ashi Barai, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Sasae Tsuri Komi Ashi.

 

GROUNDWORK:

Turn-over from press-up position, breakfall, move into Kesa Gatame, escape to Kuzure Kesa Gatame onto stomach rise onto ‘all fours’, turn over into Yoko Shiho Gatame and escape into Kuzure Kami Shiho and escape into Kami Shiho Gatame.

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA:

1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th techniques of the 1st set of Katame-No-Kata

1st and 2nd techniques of the 2nd set of Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

Zori should be placed at the edge of the mat, nails must be kept short and clean, body must be kept clean, that you must ask for permission to leave the mat before you bow off the mat and step into your Zori, demonstrate the Referee's signal for 'Matte'

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Ippon, Waza-ari, Yuko, Koka, Tatami, Zori

 

5TH KYU WITH 2 ORANGE TABS

 

STANDING:

Tsuri Komi Ashi, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Morote Seoi Nage

 

GROUNDWORK:

Demonstrate two hold-downs with escapes and combinations from:

Tori on back with Uke between legs, rolls Uke over into hold-downs.

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA:

1st set of Katame-No-Kata

2nd set of Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

Correct way to sit on a judo mat is either crossed-legged or kneeling, Judogi should be kept clean, demonstrate how to tie your obi, demonstrate Referee Signals for 'Koka' and 'Osae-komi'

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Uchi-komi, Kuzushi, Tsukuri, Osae-komi waza, Kansetsu-waza, Sono-Mama, Kake

 

5TH KYU WITH 3 ORANGE TABS

 

STANDING:

Harai Goshi

 

GROUNDWORK:

Tori attacks from between Uke’s legs (Uke on their back) and moves around into linked hold-downs.

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA: 

1st set and 1st technique of the 2nd set of Katame-No-Kata

2nd set and 1st technique of the 3rd set of Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

BJC stands for British Judo Council, President of the BJC is Mr.Otani, That when a high grade enters the Sensei will stop the class, introduce the visitor and then the whole class will rei to them. Demonstrate the Referee Signal for 'Toketa'

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Renraku-waza, Kaeshi-waza, Yoshi, Nage, Hantei

 

4TH KYU (ORANGE BELT)

 

STANDING:

Hane goshi

 

GROUNDWORK:

Mune gatame and escapes

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA: 

1st set and 1st & 2nd techniques of the 2nd set of Katame-No-Kata

2nd set and 1st & 2nd techniques of the 3rd set of Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

The only joint allowed to be locked is the elbow, Sensei should be informed of any injuries,Judo was developed from Ju-Jitsu by Dr. Jigaro Kano.

Demonstrate the Referee Signal for 'Yuko'

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Randori, Maitta, Shinzentai, Jigotai

 

4TH KYU WITH 1 GREEN TAB

 

STANDING:

Ippon seoi-nage

 

GROUNDWORK:

Kuzure yoko-shiho-gatame and escapes

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA: 

1st set and 1st, 2nd & 3rd techniques of the 2nd set of Katame-No-Kata

2nd set and 3rd set of Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

Judo originated in Japan, you should treat everyone with courtesy and respect

Demonstrate the Referee Signal for 'Waza-ari' and 'Ippon'

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Tai-Sabaki, Kata, Gokyo, Shido

 

4TH KYU WITH 2 GREEN TABS

 

STANDING:

Counters and combinations to and from Tsuri komi goshi

 

GROUNDWORK:

Kuzure Kesa Gatame to Mune Gatame to Kuzure Yoko Shiho Gatame

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA: 

1st set and 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th techniques of the 2nd set of Katame-No-Kata

2nd set and 3rd set and 1st technique of the 1st set of Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

Founders of the BJC were Kenshiro Abbe and Matsutaro Otani, you should do Judo in a Registered BJC club with a Registered BJC Instructor

Demonstrate the Referee Signal for 'Waza-ari Awasate-Ippon' and 'Hiki-Wake'

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Keikoku, Hansoku-Make, Hiki-Wake, Joseki

 

4TH KYU WITH 3 GREEN TABS

 

STANDING:

Counters and combinations to and from Morote Seoi Nage

Counters and combinations to and from  Tai-otoshi

 

GROUNDWORK:

Kata gatame and escapes

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA: 

1st set and 2nd set of Katame-No-Kata

2nd set and 3rd set and 1st & 2nd techniques of the 1st set of Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

The red area on a contest mat is the Danger Area and signals to contestants that they are getting close to being outside of the contest area.

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Seiza, Shiai, Shime-Waza, Katame-Waza

 

3RD KYU (GREEN BELT)

 

STANDING:

Counters and combinations to and from O Uchi Gari, Ko Uchi Gari

 

GROUNDWORK:

Tate Shiho Gatame and escapes

 

WHJC EXTRAS:

 

KATA: 

1st set and 2nd set of Katame-No-Kata

1st set, 2nd set and 3rd set Nage-No-Kata

 

SAFETY & ETIQUETTE (answer questions to ascertain you know the following):

The Kamiza is the honoured place within the Dojo and is situated opposite the main entrance and usually has a picture of the Founder. Kyu Shin Do is the philosophy of Kenshiro Abbe and is the way his Judo was handed down to us. Kyu Shin Do also means 'circles'.

 

JAPANESE TERMS (be able to translate the following):

Zubon, Uwegi, Nage-waza, Nage-komi

 

3RD KYU WITH 1 BLUE TAB

 

STANDING:

O Soto Gari

 

GROUNDWORK:

Tate Shiho Gatame to and from Kata Gatame

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

1st technique of Nage-no-kata

1st technique of Katame-no-kata

 

3RD KYU WITH 2 BLUE TABS

 

STANDING:

Hiza Guruma

 

GROUNDWORK:

Hadaka Jime and escape

Okuri Eri Jime and escape

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

1st and 2nd technique of Nage-no-kata

1st and 2nd technique of Katame-no-kata

 

3RD KYU WITH 3 BLUE TABS

 

STANDING:

Uchi Mata

 

GROUNDWORK:

Ude Hishigi Juji Gatame

Ude Hishigi Juji Gatame applied as Uke escapes from Hadaka Jime and Okuri Eri Jime

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum of 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

1st set of Nage-no-kata

1st, 2nd and 3rd techniques of Katame-no-kata

 

3RD KYU WITH 1 BROWN TAB

 

STANDING:

Counters and combinations to and from Harai goshi

 

GROUNDWORK:

Ude-Garami

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum of 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

1st set of Nage-no-kata

1st set of Katame-no-kata

 

3RD KYU WITH 2 BROWN TABS

 

STANDING:

Counters and combinations to and from Hane Goshi

 

GROUNDWORK:

Wake-Gatame

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum of 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

1st and 2nd set of Nage-no-kata

1st set of Katame-no-kata

 

3RD KYU WITH 3 BROWN TABS

 

STANDING:

Counters and combinations to and from Ippon Seoi Nage

 

GROUNDWORK:

Kuzure-Kesa Gatame into Ude-Garami

Kuzure-Kesa Gatame into Wake-Gatame

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum of 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

1st and 2nd set of Nage-no-kata

1st and 2nd set of Katame-no-kata

 

3RD KYU WITH 1 BLACK TAB

 

 

STANDING:

Counters and combinations to and from O Soto Gari 

 

GROUNDWORK:

Juji-jime and escape

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum of 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

1st, 2nd and 3rd set of Nage-no-kata

1st and 2nd set of Katame-no-kata

 

3RD KYU WITH 2 BLACK TABS

 

 

STANDING:

 

Counters and combinations to and from Hiza Guruma

Counters and combinations to and from Uchi Mata 

 

GROUNDWORK:

Tori on back with Uke between Tori’s legs, Tori attacks leading to a hold-down.

Tori on back with Uke between Tori’s legs, Tori attacks leading to an arm lock.

Tori on back with Uke between Tori’s legs, Tori attacks leading to a strangle.

  

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum of 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th set of Nage-no-kata

1st and 2nd set of Katame-no-kata

 

3RD KYU WITH 3 BLACK TABS

 

 

STANDING:

De-Ashi-Barai, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to any forward throw

 

GROUNDWORK:

Sangaku-jime (1)

Sangaku-jime (2)

 

CONTEST: Win by Waza-ari or Ippon only

Minimum of 3 wins against own grade

 

KATA:

Complete Nage-no-kata

1st and 2nd set of Katame-no-kata

 

GRADING NOTES:

All ukemi to be demonstrated at all gradings.

All standing techniques are to be done on the move and can be asked either Migi or Hidari.

All gradings up to and including 3rd kyu will have a minimum of 2 x randori.

All grades from  3rd kyu blue tabs upwards require 3 wins against own grade and gender (also own age group if possible). Wins by Ippon or Waza-ari are only accepted.

You cannot grade above 3rd Kyu in the Club: you must go to an Area Grading or higher.

ANY previous syllabus can be re-tested at any grading.

For every grade, everything listed above 'WHJC EXTRAS' is the standard 2010 BJC Syllabus.

 

6TH KYU (WHITE BELT)