Japanese Names

English Translation

judo yellow belt

Gokyu
(Yellow Belt)

De Ashi Harai
Advancing Foot Sweep
Seoinage
2 Arm Shoulder Throw
Ippon Seoinage Single Arm Shoulder Throw
Hiza Guruma
Knee Wheel
O Goshi
Hip Throw
O Soto Gari
Major Outer Reaping
O Uchi Gari
Major Inner Reaping
Sasae Tsuri Komi Ashi
Drawing Propping Ankle Throw
Uki Goshi
Floating Hip
     

judo orange belt

Yonkyu
(Orange Belt)

Uchi Mata
Inner Thigh Reaping
Ko Uchi Gari
Minor Inner Reaping
Koshi Guruma
Hip Wheel
Tsuri Komi Goshi
Lifting Pulling Hip Throw
Okuri Ashi Harai
Sliding Foot Sweep
Tai Otoshi
Body Drop
Harai Goshi
Sweeping Hip
Ko Soto Gari
Minor Outer Reap
     

judo green belt

Sankyu
(Green Belt)

Ko Soto Gake
Minor Outer Hook
Yoko Otoshi
Side Drop
Ashi Guruma
Leg Wheel
Hane Goshi
Spring Hip Throw
Harai Tsuri Komi Ashi
Lifting Pulling Foot Sweep
Tomoe Nage
Circle Throw
Kata Guruma
Shoulder Wheel
Tsuri Goshi
Lifting Hip Throw
     

judo blue belt

Nikyu
(Blue Belt)

Sumi Gaeshi
Corner Throw
Tani Otoshi
Valley Drop
Hane Maki Komi
Springing Winding Hip Throw
Sukui Nage
Scooping Throw
O Soto Maki Komi
Major Winding Hip
Uki Otoshi
Floating Drop
O Guruma
Major Wheel
Utsuri Goshi
Switching Hip Throw
     

judo brown belt

Ikkyu
(Brown Belt)

Ushiro Goshi
Rear Hip Throw
Yoko Guruma
Side Wheel
Sumi Otoshi
Corner Drop
Uki Waza
Floating Throw
Yoko Gake
Side Hook
Yoko Wakare
Side Separation
Ura Nage
Rear Throw
O Soto Guruma
Major Outer Wheel
     

judo black belt

Shodan
(Black Belt)

Please see the Black Belt Requirements for information on promotion to Shodan and higher.
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  • Ashi Waza
  • Blue Belt
  • Brown Belt
  • Goshi Waza
  • Green Belt
  • Orange Belt
  • Sutemi Waza
  • Te Waza
  • Yellow Belt
  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
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