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Junior Yellow Belt

  General Requirements

  1. Good moral character and maturity.
  2. Regular practice and attendance.
  3. Minimum of 6 months time in grade.

General Knowledge

  1. Basic judo etiquette.
  2. Basic judo hygiene.
  3. Purpose of breakfalls (ukemi).
  4. Correct forms of sitting, standing and kneeling.
  5. Correct fundamentals of:
    1. Gripping (kumi kata)
    2. Posture (shisei)
    3. Natural posture (shizenhontai)
    4. Defensive posture (jigohontai)
    5. Right defensive posture (migi jigotai)
    6. Left defensive posture (hidari jigotai)
  6. Basic fundamentals of throwing (kuzushi, tsururi and kake).
  7. Eight forms of unbalance.

Ability To Demonstrate – All throws from right and left side

Throwing Technique:

    1. O-SOTO-GARI – MAJOR OUTER REAPING THROW
    2. KO-UCHI-GARI – SMALL INNER REAP THROW
    3. O-UCHI-GARI – LARGE INNER REAP THROW
    4. IPPON-SEOI-NAGE – ONE ARM SHOULDER THROW

Holding Techniques

1)      Kesa gatame (cross chest hold)

2)      Kata gatame (shoulder hold)

Tournament Experience

Limited contest experience of 1 competition. Double the time in grade may be substituted for competition experience for non competitors. Familiarity with training exercises with emphasis on etiquette, rules and prohibited matters. No points required.

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