BJC Senior Grading - 1st Kyu Brown belt to 1st Dan Black belt
Grades after 3rd Kyu green belt must be assessed at Area level or higher. Contest is required for all grades after 3rd Kyu green belt.
Your breakfalls are checked at all levels. These are the first thing you are taught. This list serves as a reminder only.
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)
1st Kyu Brown Belt to 1st Dan Black Belt
Etiquette & Safety
Your examiner may 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
Standing - Demonstrate
De Ashi Barai, Uke avoids, Tori changes attack to any forward throw
Demonstrate a counter and one combination to and from O Soto Gari
Demonstrate a counter and one combination to (from O Soto Gari) and from (to O Soto Gari, Ko Uchi Gari) Hiza Guruma
Demonstrate a counter and one combination to and from Uchi Mata
Groundwork - Demonstrate
Sangaku Jime - Any different version
Tori on back with Uke betweem Tori's legs, Tori attacks leading to a hold-down
Sangaku Jime - Any version
Juji Jime (cross strangle) and escape
Tori on back with Uke betweem Tori's legs, Tori attacks leading to an armlock
Tori on back with Uke betweem Tori's legs, Tori attacks leading to a strangle
Contest: Win by Wazari or Ippon only
Minimum 3 wins against own grade & gender. Against own age group where possible.
1st & 2nd set of Katame-No-Kata