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Judo Katame no Kata

Katame No Kata

Initially the kata consisted of ten techniques. These were subsequently appended, bringing the number to fifteen.

The katame-no-kata consists of fifteen techniques, grouped in three categories:

Osaekomi-waza (押込技, holding or pinning techniques)
Shime-waza (絞技, strangulation techniques)
Kansetsu-waza (関節技, Joint techniques (locks))

Osae-komi-waza
Kesa-gatame (in the Kuzure-kesa-gatame variant)
Kata-gatame
Kami-shiho-gatame
Yoko-shiho-gatame
Kuzure-kami-shiho-gatame

Shime-waza
Kata-juji-jime
Hadaka-jime
Okuri-eri-jime
Kata ha jime
Gyaku-juji-jime

Kansetsu-waza
Ude-garami
Ude-hishigi-juji-gatame
Ude-hishigi-ude-gatame
Ude-hishigi-hiza-gatame
Ashi-garami

There are 29ish official Kodokan grappling techniques - the leg entanglement is one of four Kinishi-waza or techniques forbidden in Randori.  The Kodokan have released a detailed instructional guide to this kata which is included below.




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