Junior Grading - 6th Kyu (White Belt) with Yellow Tabs

All Juniors start Judo wearing a white belt.

Assessors will adhere to the age guides with some discretion for specical cases.

Guidelines for Primary cross-over grades at 10 years old to Junior

Your breakfalls are checked at all levels. These are the first thing you are taught. This list serves as a reminder only.

Breakfalls

Hidari Zempo Kaiten Ukemi (Left side rolling breakfall)
Migi Yoko Ukemi (Right side breakfall)
Hidari Yoko Ukemi (Left side breakfall)
Migi Zempo Kaiten Ukemi (Right side rolling breakfall)
Mae Ukemi (Front breakfall)
Ushiro Ukemi (Back breakfall)

6th Kyu White Belt Beginner to 1 Yellow Tab (not less than 10 years old)

Core Requirements

Etiquette & Safety

Your examiner will ask you to demonstrate the following to ensure you know the core requirements for Judo.
How and when to submit
Kneeling, standing bows, etiquette

Questions & Japanese Terms

These are not compulsary and are used at the discretion of the Examiner. You should know them regardless.
Etiquette & Safety
Students bow on entering and leaving the dojo, as they get on and off the mat, to instructors and partners and the Kamiza
Students stop on the command 'Matte'
Breakfalls are performed for safety
Japanese Terms
Sensei - Teacher
Matte - Wait or Stop
Ritsu Rei - Standing Bow

Standing - Demonstrate

Bow, take a basic sleeve/lapel grip and posture and demonstrate how to walk with a partner
Take a breakfall when thrown by a partner
Morote Seoi Nage (two handed shoulder throw)

Groundwork - Demonstrate

Turn-over from press-up position, breakfall, move into Kesa Gatame (scarf hold) and escape

Randori

Minimum of 2 'throw for throw' style randori practices.

6th Kyu White Belt 1 Red Tab to 2 Yellow Tabs (not less than 10 years old)

Core Requirements

Etiquette & Safety

Your examiner will ask you to demonstrate the following to ensure you know the core requirements for Judo.
Grip, posture and how to walk with a partner
Kneeling, standing bows, etiquette

Questions & Japanese Terms

These are not compulsary and are used at the discretion of the Examiner. You should know them regardless.
Etiquette & Safety
If a student has a medical problem they inform the instructor prior to getting on the mat
Students behave sensibly in the dojo
Students submit by tapping with the hand on our partner's body if possible, by tapping with the foot or by saying Maitta and this is done when an action performed by our partner causing us pain (with a demonstration)
Japanese Terms
Za Rei - Kneeling Bow
Hajime - Begin
Tori - The thrower or performer of technique

Standing - Demonstrate

Ko Uchi Gari (minor inner reap)
Morote Seoi Nage, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Morote Seoi Otoshi
Tsuri Komi Goshi (lifting pulling hip throw)
Morote Seoi Otoshi (two handed shoulder drop)
Bow, take a basic sleeve/lapel grip and posture and demonstrate how to walk with a partner
Take a breakfall when thrown by a partner

Groundwork - Demonstrate

Kuzure Kesa Gatame (broken scarf hold), escape onto stomach and rise into 'all fours' (crouching position)

Randori

Minimum of 2 'throw for throw' style randori practices.

6th Kyu White Belt 2 Red Tabs to 3 Yellow Tabs (not less than 10 years old)

Core Requirements

Etiquette & Safety

Your examiner will ask you to demonstrate the following to ensure you know the core requirements for Judo.
Grip, posture and how to walk with a partner
Kneeling, standing bows, etiquette

Questions & Japanese Terms

These are not compulsary and are used at the discretion of the Examiner. You should know them regardless.
Etiquette & Safety
Students' hands and feet are not allowed on their partners face
A teacher is addressed as Sensei and with respect
Students jewellery is removed for safety to oneself and ones partner
Japanese Terms
Dojo - A place to practice Judo
Uke - Person thrown or who has technique performed on them
Judo - The Gentle or Supple Way

Standing - Demonstrate

Morote Seoi Nage, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Ko Uchi Gari
Tai Otoshi (body drop)

Groundwork - Demonstrate

Turn-over from press-up position, breakfall, move into Kesa Gatame (scarf hold), escape into Kuzure Kesa Gatame (broken scarf hold), escape onto stomach and rise into 'all fours' (crouching position)

Randori

Minimum of 2 'throw for throw' style randori practices.

6th Kyu White Belt 3 Red Tabs to Yellow Belt (5th Kyu) (not less than 10 years old)

Core Requirements

Etiquette & Safety

Your examiner will ask you to demonstrate the following to ensure you know the core requirements for Judo.
Grip, posture and how to walk with a partner
Kneeling, standing bows, etiquette

Questions & Japanese Terms

These are not compulsary and are used at the discretion of the Examiner. You should know them regardless.
Etiquette & Safety
Strangles are safely applied slowly and with care (with a demonstration)
Armlocks are safely applied slowly and with care (with a demonstration)
Students line up on the mat in a straight line opposite the instructor(s) with the highest student grade to the right of the students
Japanese Terms
Judogi - Suit for practicing Judo
Toketa - Hold down broken or unsecured and timing stopped
Osaekomi - Hold down secured and being timed

Standing - Demonstrate

O Uchi Gari (major inner reap)
Tsuri Komi Goshi, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to Tai Otoshi
Tsuri Komi Goshi, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to O Uchi Gari

Groundwork - Demonstrate

Turn-over from press-up position, breakfall, move into Kesa Gatame (scarf hold), escape into Kuzure Kesa Gatame (broken scarf hold), escape onto stomach and rise into 'all fours' (crouching position), turn over into Yoko Shiho Gatame (side four quarters hold) and escape

Randori

Minimum of 2 'throw for throw' style randori practices.