Ago

Chin

Ashi

Foot; Leg

Ashi Garami

Entangled leglock

Ashi Guruma

Leg wheel

Ashi Waza

Leg techniques

Atami

Head

Ayumi Ashi

Natural walking

Chitsai

Small

Dan

Black belt and above

De

Advance

Do

The way

Dojo

Place of practice

Eri

Collar

Gaeshi

Counter

Gake

Hook and break

Goshi

Hip

Guruma

Wheel

Gyaku

Reverse

Gyaku Juji Jime

Reverse cross choke

Gyakute Dori

Reverse two hand hold

Hadaka

Naked; Bare

Hajime

Begin; First

Hane

Spring; Jump

Hansoku Make

Loss by violation of rules

Hantai

Opposite; Reverse

Hara

Stomach

Harai

Sweep

Hayai

Fast

Hidari

Left

Hiki

Pull

Hiki Waza

Draw; Tie; Even

Hiji

Elbow

Hiza

Knee

Ippon

1 point (Win by 10)

Jigotai

Defensive posture

Jikan

Referee calls to stop the clock

Jime

Strangle; Choke

Jogai

Outside Area

Joseki

Seat of honour or examiner

Judogi

Judo Suit

Judoka

Person who studies Judo

Juji

Cross

Kachi

Win

Kaeshi

Counter

Kake

Body contact

Kami

Upper body

Kansetsu

Joint

Kata

Shoulder

Kata

Prearranged form of judo principles and techniques

Katai

Hard; Stiff

Katame

Grappling

Katsu

Method of revitalization for strangled person

Keiko

Practice

Kiai

Shout of strength & spirit

Ko

Red

Koka

3 Points

Kodokan

Judo headquarters in Tokyo, Japan

Koshi

Hip

Kubi

Neck

Kume

Command to grasp each other

Kumikata

Gripping method

Kuzure

Modified hold

Kuzushi

Breaking opponent’s balance

Kyu

Grade below black belt

Mae

Forward; Front

Maitta

Surrender; To give up

Maki Komi

Winding throw

Mate

Stop (Wait)

Migi

Right

Momo

Thigh

Morote

Both arms

Mune

Chest

Nage

Throw

Nage Waza

Throwing technique

Newaza

Grappling technique

O

Major; Great

Obi

Judo Belt

O Guruma

Major wheel

Okuri

Sliding

O Sae Komi, Toketa

Hold is broken and time should stop

O Sae Komi Waza

Holding technique

O Toshi

Drop down

Randori

Free practice

Rei

Bow

Renzoku Waza

Combination technique

Ritsu Rei

Standing bow

Sasae

Prop; Support

Sensei

Teacher; Instructor

Shiai

Contest; Competition

Shiho

Four corners

Shihan

Professor

Shime

Strangle; Choke

Shinpan

Referee; Umpire

Shita

Down

Shizentai

Natural standing position

Sode

Sleeve

Sonomama

Command from Referee to freeze and not move

Soremade

Command from Referee that time has expired

Soto

Outer

Sukui

Scoop up

Sumi

Corner

Sutemi

Sacrifice; to throw opponent by throwing yourself

Tai

Body

Tai sabaki

Body movement

Tatami

Mat

Te

Hand

Tekubi

Wrist

Toketa

When hold is broken

Tomoe

Circular

Tori

Person who does the throwing; Attacker

Tsukuri

While entering a throw floating movement

Tsuri

Pull & lift in circular motion

Uchi

Inner

Uchikomi

Practising repetition of technique

Ude

Arm

Ude Garami

Entangled armlock

Ude Gatame

Arm armlock

Uke

Person being thrown; Receiver of a technique

Ukemi

Method of falling

Ushiro

Back; Backwards

Utsuri

Changing

Waza

Technique

Wazari

7 Points

Yoko

Side

Yoshi

Go; Continue

Yubi

Fingers

Yuko

5 Points

Yusei Gachi

Win by Judge’s decision

Zarei

Bowing from a kneeling position

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