Fundamental Skills

1. Sode-tsurikomi-goshi - Sleeve lift pull hip

2. Kata-guruma - Shoulder wheel

3. Ko-uchi-gake-maki-komi - Minor inner hook winding

4. San-gaku-jime - Triangle strangle


Performance Skills

1. Attacking and defending skills in the free practice – Randori with a co-operative partner

2. Demonstrate two performance variations of Sumi-gaeshi

(option: Hikikomi-gaeshi))

3. Complex entry into San-gaku-gatame, San-gaku-jime and

San-gaku-osae-gatame (Triangle strangle and hold down)

4. Demonstrate one set of Nage No Kata or Katame No Kata


Player’s choice: demonstrate four of their favourite techniques individually and then a series of combinations and counters *See also note1 below.

*See note2 below


Kata - Form / pattern

Nage No Kata - Forms of throwing

Hikikomi-gaeshi - Pulling in reversal

 To know common English translation and meaning of Japanese terminology used in this section

 *Note 1: It is expected that the player will select appropriate techniques. (Demonstrations must include two

combinations, two counters and two transitions into ne-waza. Combinations and counters can be either tachi-waza

or ne-waza or a combination of both. Techniques must be demonstrated in an appropriate practical situation that

includes attacking opportunity, best grip and appropriate movement).

*Note 2: As an optional alternative in the Personal choice section, players may choose to attain a BJA Junior Referee

award or BJA Kata award

NB. Candidates must also know the terminology from all previous gradings

Mon Grading Techniques

17th Mon to 18th Mon

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