BJC Senior Grading - 4th Kyu (Orange Belt) with Red Tabs

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)

4th Kyu Orange Belt to 1 Red Tab

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
We should treat other judoka with courtesy and respect
Japanese Terms
Obi - Belt
Randori - Free practice
Uchi-komi - Movement repetition practice

Standing - Demonstrate

Ippon Seoi Nage (one handed shoulder throw)

Groundwork - Demonstrate

Kuzure Yoko Shiho Gatame (broken side four quarters hold) and escapes

Randori

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

4th Kyu Orange Belt 1 Red Tab to 2 Red Tabs

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
The BJC was founded by Kenshiro Abbe
For safety Judo should be practiced in a registered BJC Club with a qualified BJC instructor
Japanese Terms
Maitta - I submit as an alternative to tapping
Tsukuri - 'To create' hence in Judo to float opponent's balance
Kuzushi - The first part of balance breaking

Standing - Demonstrate

Demonstrate a counter and one combination to (from Ko Uchi Gari, O Uchi Gari) and from (to O Uchi Gari, Tai Otoshi) Tsuri Komi Goshi

Groundwork - Demonstrate

Kuzure Kesa Gatame (broken scarf hold) to Mune Gatame (chest hold) to Kuzure Yoko Shiho Gatame (broken side four quarters hold)

Randori

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

4th Kyu Orange Belt 2 Red Tabs to 3 Red Tabs

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
On a contest mat the red area is to indicate the competitors are becoming close to the edge of the mat and the safety area is to protect them should they fall outside the mat. International rules now specify one colour for the whole contest area and another for the safety area
Japanese Terms
Shizentai - Body position/posture, relaxed and standing position
Kake - Complete the technique
Jigotai - Defensive standing position

Standing - Demonstrate

Demonstrate a counter and one combination to (from Tsuri Komi Goshi, O Uchi Gari) and from Tai Otoshi
Demonstrate a counter and one combination to and from (to Ko Uchi Gari, Morote Seoi Otoshi) Morote Seoi Nage

Groundwork - Demonstrate

Kata Gatame (shoulder hold) and escapes

Randori

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

4th Kyu Orange Belt 3 Red Tabs to Green Belt (3rd Kyu)

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
Kyu Shin Do was the philosophy of Kenshiro Abbe and is the way that his judo was handed on to us
Kamiza is the honoured place within a dojo usually opposite the main entrance and may contain a picture of the Founder etc
Japanese Terms
Kata - Form
Kamiza - Place of honour
Tai Sabaki - Body movement - to turn in or avoid an attack

Standing - Demonstrate

Demonstrate a counter and one combination to (from Morote Seoi Nage, O Uchi Gari, Uchi Mata, Tai Otoshi) and from ( to O Uchi Gari, Ippon Seoi Nage) Ko Uchi Gari
Demonstrate a counter and one combination to (from Tsuri Komi Goshi) and from (to Tai Otoshi) O Uchi Gari

Groundwork - Demonstrate

Tate Shiho Gatame (lateral four quaters hold) and escapes

Randori

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