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Classification of Waza Names

Classification of Waza Names

Nage-Waza (67 techniques)

Notes
Te-waza (15 techniques)
Koshi-waza (11 techniques)
Ashi-waza (21 techniques)
Masutemi-waza (5 techniques)
Yokosutemi-waza (15 techniques)
Kyu (Former) Go Kyo no waza - Stipulated in 1895. (42 techniques)
Go Kyo no waza - Revised in 1920. (40 techniques)

Katame-waza (29 techniques)

Notes
Osaekomi-waza (7 techniques)
Shime-waza (12 techniques)
Kansetsu-waza (10 techniques)
Notice

Nage-waza (67 techniques)

Notes
Numbers indicate the position inside the Go Kyo no waza (Shin-Go Kyo, stipulated in 1920).
(example: "1-1" is the 1st of Dai-ikkyo (the first kyo))

  • indicates that it was included in the Kyu Go Kyo (stipulated in 1895) but was excluded when it was revised in 1920. (8 techniques)
  • indicates the newly-named wazas 1(stipulated on Oct. 05, 1982).
  • indicates the newly-named wazas 2 (stipulated on Apr. 01, 1997).
  • Te-waza (15 techniques)
    1-8Seoi-nage
    2-6Tai-Otoshi
    3-8Kata-guruma
    4-4Sukui-nage
    4-8Uki-Otoshi
    5-7Sumi-Otoshi
    Obi-Otoshi
    Seoi-Otoshi
    Yama-arashi
    Morote-gari
    Kuchiki-taoshi
    Kibisu-gaeshi
    Uchi-mata-sukashi
    Kouchi-gaeshi
    Ippon-seoi-nage
    Koshi-waza (11 techniques)
    Koshi-guruma
    Koshi-guruma
    1-4Uki-goshi
    1-6O-goshi
    2-3Koshi-guruma
    2-4Tsurikomi-goshi
    2-7Harai-goshi
    3-2Tsuri-goshi
    3-5Hane-goshi
    4-5Utsuri-goshi
    5-5Ushiro-goshi
    Daki-age
    * not regarded as a Yuko waza in games.
    Sode-tsurikomi-goshi
    Ashi-waza (21 techniques)
    Deashi-harai
    Deashi-harai
    1-1Deashi-harai
    1-2Hiza-guruma
    1-3Sasae-tsurikomi-ashi
    1-5Osoto-gari
    1-7Ouchi-gari
    2-1Kosoto-gari
    2-2Kouchi-gari
    2-5Okuri-ashi-harai
    2-8Uchi-mata
    3-1Kosoto-gake
    3-4Ashi-guruma
    3-6Harai-tsurikomi-ashi
    4-6O-guruma
    5-1Osoto-guruma
    Osoto-Otoshi
    Tsubame-gaeshi
    Osoto-gaeshi
    Ouchi-gaeshi
    Hane-goshi-gaeshi
    Harai-goshi-gaeshi
    Uchi-mata-gaeshi
    Masutemi-waza (5 techniques)
    Tomoe-nage
    Tomoe-nage
    3-7Tomoe-nage
    4-1Sumi-gaeshi
    5-6Ura-nage
    Hikikomi-gaeshi
    Tawara-gaeshi
    Yokosutemi-waza (15 techniques)
    3-3Yoko-Otoshi
    4-2Tani-Otoshi
    4-3Hane-makikomi
    4-7Soto-makikomi
    5-2Uki-waza
    5-3Yoko-wakare
    5-4Yoko-guruma
    5-8Yoko-gake
    Daki-wakare
    Uchi-makikomi
    Kani-basami
    Osoto-makikomi
    Uchi-mata-makikomi
    Harai-makikomi
    Kawazu-gake *a prohibited waza
    Kyu (Former) Go Kyo no waza
    Stipulated in 1895. (42 techniques)
    Dai-ikkyo
    (group1)
    Hiza-guruma, Sasae-turikomi-ashi, Uki-goshi,Tai-Otoshi, Osoto-gari, Deashi-harai, Yoko-Otoshi (7 techniques)
    Dai-nikyo
    (group 2)
    Sumi-gaeshi, O-goshi, Kosoto-gari, Koshi-guruma, Seoi-nage,Tomoe-nage, Tani-Otoshi (7 techniques)
    Dai-sankyo
    (group 3)
    Okuri-ashi-harai, Harai-goshi, Ushiro-goshi, Ura-nage, Uchi-mata, Obi-Otoshi, Hane-goshi (7 techniques)
    Dai-yonkyo
    (group 4)
    Uki-Otoshi, Uki-waza, Daki-wakare, Kata-guruma, Hikikomi-gaeshi, Soto-makikomi, Tsuri-goshi, Utsuri-goshi, Osoto-Otoshi, Tawara-gaeshi (10 techniques)
    Dai-gokyo
    (group 5)
    Yoko-guruma, Yoko-wakare, Uchi-makikomi, Kouchi-gari, Ashi-guruma, Seoi-Otoshi, Yoko-gake, Harai-tsurikomi-ashi, Yama-arashi, Osoto-guruma, Tsurikomi-goshi (11 techniques)

    * "Tsurikomi-goshi" was not included in the Go Kyo no waza at the time of stipulation in 1895. It seems to be included in at the end of Meiji era, around 1911.

    Go Kyo no waza
    Revised in 1920 (40 techniques)
    Dai-ikkyo
    (group1)
    De-ashi-harai, Hiza-guruma, Sasae-tsurikomi-ashi, Uki-goshi, Osoto-gari, O-goshi, Ouchi-gari, Seoi-nage (8 techniques)
    Dai-nikyo
    (group 2)
    Kosoto-gari, Kouchi-gari, Koshi-guruma, Tsurikomi-goshi, Okuri-ashi-harai, Tai-Otoshi, Harai-goshi, Uchi-mata (8 techniques)
    ai-sankyo
    (group 3)
    Kosoto-gake, Tsuri-goshi, Yoko-Otoshi, Ashi-guruma, Hane-goshi, Harai-tsurikomi-ashi, Tomoe-nage, Kata-guruma (8 techniques)
    Dai-yonkyo
    (group 4)
    Sumi-gaeshi, Tani-Otoshi, Hane-makikomi, Sukui-nage, Utsuri-goshi, O-guruma, Soto-makikomi, Uki-Otoshi (8 techniques)
    Dai-gokyo
    (group 5)
    soto-guruma, Uki-waza, Yoko-wakare, Yoko-guruma, Ushiro-goshi, Ura-nage, Sumi-Otoshi, Yoko-gake (8 techniques)

    Katame-Waza (29 techniques)

    Notes
    ○ Newly-named wazas 1 (stipulated on Feb. 01, 1985).
    □ Newly-named wazas 2 (stipulated on Apr. 01, 1997).
    x x Omitted waza name (Apr.01,1997)

    Osaekomi-waza (7 techniques)
    Kuzure-kesa-gatame
    Kuzure-kesa-gatame
     Kuzure-kesa-gatame
     Kata-gatame
     Kami-shiho-gatame
     Kuzure-kami-shiho-gatame
     Yoko-shiho-gatame
     Tate-shiho-gatame
    Kesa-gatame
    xHon-kesa-gatame
    Shime-waza (12 techniques)
     Nami-juji-jime
     Gyaku-juji-jime
     Kata-juji-jime
     Hadaka-jime
     Okuri-eri-jime
     Kata-ha-jime
     Do-jime* a prohibited waza
    Sode-guruma-jime
    Kata-te-jime
    Ryo-te-jime
    Tsukkomi-jime
    Sankaku-jime
    Kansetsu-waza (10 techniques)
    Ude-higishi-juji-gatame
    Ude-higishi-juji-gatame
     Ude-garami
     Ude-hishigi-juji-gatame
     Ude-hishigi-ude-gatame
     Ude-hishigi-hiza-gatame
     Ude-hishigi-waki-gatame
     Ude-hishigi-hara-gatame
     Ashi-garami* a prohibited waza
    Ude-hishigi-ashi-gatame
    Ude-hishigi-te-gatame
    Ude-hishigi-sankaku-gatame

    Notice
    1. Kodokan uses the formal name "Kuzure-kesa-gatame" instead of commonly used "Makura-kesa-gatame" and "Ushiro-kesa-gatame".
    2. "Kesa" and "Kami-shiho" are the only wazas which has "Kuzure". There are no "Kuzure" in "Yoko-shiho-gatame", "Tate-shiho-gatame" nor in "Kata-gatame".
    3. Kodokan uses the formal name "Ude-hishigi-juji-gatame" or "Ude-hishigi-ude-gatame" instead of abbreviating the names such as "Juji-gatame" or "Ude-gatame".