ATJA Judo Kyu Curriculum

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NOTE:  THE HIGHER JUNIOR BELT LEVEL OF THE SAME COLOR MAY BE DESIGNATED WITH A STRIPE.

     
Tachi Waza    
     
Level NAGE WAZA THROWING TECHNIQUES 
JR01 6K
YELLOW
O‑GOSHI MAJOR HIP THROW 
JR01 O SOTO GARI MAJOR OUTSIDE REAPING THROW 
JR02 HIZA GURUMA KNEE WHEEL THROW 
JR02 IPPON/MOROTE SEOI‑NAGE SHOULDER THROW 
JR03 5K
ORANGE
DE‑ASHI‑HARAI ADVANCED FOOT SWEEP
JR03 O‑UCHI‑GARI MAJOR INSIDE REAPING THROW
JR04 SASAE-TSURIKOMI‑ASHI PROPPING‑LIFTING FOOT SWEEP
JR04 UKI‑GOSHI FLOATING HIP THROW
JR05 4K
GREEN
TAI‑OTOSHI FORWARD BODY DROP THROW
JR05 KO‑SOTO‑GARI MINOR OUTER REAPING THROW
JR06 HARAI‑GOSHI SWEEPING LOIN THROW
JR06 KO‑UCHI‑GARI MINOR INNER REAPING THROW
JR07 3K
BROWN
KOSHI‑GURUMA HIP WHEEL THROW
JR07 UCHI‑MATA INNER THIGH SWEEP
JR08 KO‑SOTO‑GAKE MINOR OUTER DASH THROW
JR08 TSURI‑GOSHI LIFTING HIP THROW
JR09 2K
BROWN
OKURI‑ASHI‑HARAI SLIDING FOOT SWEEP
JR09 TOMOE NAGE SOMERSAULT THROW
JR10 TSURIKOMI‑GOSHI PROPPING‑LIFTING HIP THROW
JR10 ASHI‑GURUMA LEG WHEEL THROW
JR11 1K
BROWN
YOKO OTOSHI LATERAL DROP THROW
JR11 TANI‑OTOSHI VALLEY DROP THROW
JR12 UKI‑OTOSHI FLOATING DROP THROW
JR12 KATA GURUMA SHOULDER WHEEL THROW
JR12 SOTO MAKI KOMI OUTER WINDING THROW
     
Level RENWAKU WAZA COMBINATION TECHNIQUES 
JR03 5K O‑GOSHI MAJOR HIP THROW 
JR04 IPPON/MOROTE SEOI‑NAGE SHOULDER THROW 
JR06 4K HIZA GURUMA KNEEWHEEL THROW 
JR08 3K DE‑ASHI‑HARAI ADVANCED FOOT SWEEP
JR10 2K O‑UCHI‑GARI MAJOR INSIDE REAPING THROW
JR11 1K O SOTO GARI MAJOR OUTSIDE REAPING THROW 
JR12 UCHI‑MATA INNER THIGH SWEEP
     
Level KAESHI WAZA COUNTER TECHNIQUES 
JR02 6K O‑GOSHI MAJOR HIP THROW 
JR04 5K O SOTO GARI MAJOR OUTSIDE REAPING THROW 
JR05 4K IPPON/MOROTE SEOI‑NAGE SHOULDER THROW 
JR06 HIZA GURUMA KNEE WHEEL THROW 
JR07 3K DE‑ASHI‑HARAI ADVANCED FOOT SWEEP
JR08 KO‑UCHI‑GARI MINOR INNER REAPING THROW
JR10 2K TSURI‑GOSHI LIFTING HIP THROW
JR11 1K UCHI‑MATA INNER THIGH SWEEP
JR12 TAI‑OTOSHI FORWARD BODY DROP THROW
     
     
KatameWaza    
     
Level OSAEKOMI WAZA HOLDING TECHNIQUES 
JR01 6K KESA GATAME SCARF HOLD
JR03 5K YOKOSHIHO GATAME SIDE LOCKING 4 CORNER HOLD
JR04 KAMISHIHO GATAME UPPER 4 CORNER HOLD
JR06 4K KUZURE KESA GATAME MODIFIED SCARF HOLD
JR08 3K KUZURE YOKOSHIHO GATAME MODIFIED SIDE 4 CORNER HOLD
JR10 2K KATA GATAME SHOULDER HOLD
     
Level FUSEGI WAZA HOLDING ESCAPE TECHNIQUES 
JR01 6K KESA GATAME #1 SCARF HOLD ESCAPE
JR03 5K YOKOSHIHO GATAME #1 SIDE LOCKING 4 CORNER HOLD ESCAPE
JR05 4K KAMISHIHO GATAME #1 UPPER 4 CORNER HOLD ESCAPE
JR07 3K KESA GATAME #2 SCARF HOLD ESCAPE
JR09 2K YOKOSHIHO GATAME #2 SIDE LOCKING 4 CORNER HOLD ESCAPE
JR11 1K KATA GATAME SHOULDER HOLD ESCAPE
     
Level SHIME WAZA CHOKING TECHNIQUES 
JR01 6K HADAKA JIME NAKED CHOKE
JR03 5K NAMI/KATA/GYAKU JUJI JIME NORMAL/HALF/REVERSE CROSS CHOKE
JR05 4K OKURI ERI JIME SLIDING LAPEL CHOKE
JR07 3K KATAHA JIME SINGLE SHOULDER CHOKE
JR09 2K RYOTE JIME BOTH HANDS LAPEL CHOKE
JR11 1K SANKAKU JIME TRIANGLE (FIGURE 4) CHOKE
     
Level KANSETSU WAZA ARM LOCKING TECHNIQUES 
N/A 5K UDE GARAMI BENT ARM LOCK
N/A 4K UDE HISHIGI UDE GATAME STRAIGHT ARM LOCK
N/A 3K UDE HISHIGI JUJI GATAME CROSS ARM LOCK
N/A 2K UDE HISHIGI HIZA GATAME KNEE ARM LOCK
N/A 1K UDE HISHIGI SANKAKU GATAME TRIANGLE (FIGURE 4) LOCK
     
Level HAIRI WAZA ENTRY TECHNIQUES INTO KATAME WAZA
JR04 5K HANDS & KNEES TOP #1   
JR05 4K HANDS & KNEES BOTTOM #1  
JR06 LEGS AROUND TOP #1   
JR07 3K LEGS AROUND BOTTOM #1  
JR08 HANDS & KNEES TOP #2   
JR09 2K HANDS & KNEES BOTTOM #2  
JR10 LEGS AROUND TOP #2  
JR11 1K LEGS AROUND BOTTOM #2  
     
Level UKEMI WAZA FALLING TECHNIQUES 
JR01 6K KOHO UKEMI BACK FALLS
JR02 YOKO UKEMI SIDE FALLS
JR03 5K MAE UKEMI FRONT FALLS
JR04 ZENPO KAITEN FORWARD ROLLS
     
Level DEMONSTRATE
JR01 6K HOW & WHEN TO BOW  
JR02 HOW TO SIT PROPERLY  
JR02 HOW TO TIE BELT  
JR03 5K TSUGI ASHI FOLLOW FOOT MOVEMENT
JR04 AYUMI ASHI NORMAL FOOT MOVEMENT
JR04 TAI SABAKI BODY TURNING
JR06 4K SHIZEN HON TAI BASIC NATURAL STANCE
JR07 3K SHIZEN JIGO TAI BASIC DEFENSIVE STANCE
JR08 DIRECTIONS OF OFF BALANCING  
JR010 2K HOW TO REFEREE A MATCH