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Judo Nage no Kata

Nage No Kata

The following is compiled from online source.

Initially the kata consisted of ten techniques. These were subsequently appended with the addition of a further five throws, including kata guruma and sumi otoshi.

The kata is composed of 3 techniques each from the five classifications of throw in judo:

Te-waza (手技, hand techniques)
Koshi-waza (腰技, hip techniques)
Ashi-waza (足技, foot techniques)
Ma-sutemi-waza (真捨身技, rear sacrifice techniques)
Yoko-sutemi-waza (橫捨身技, side sacrifice techniques)

Each of these 15 techniques is performed twice in the specified order, both right and left handed. The kata is generally performed in a strictly formalised manner with clearly defined Reigi sahō (礼儀作法, rules of etiquette).

Te-waza
Uki otoshi 
Seoi nage 
Kata guruma 

Koshi-waza
Uki goshi 
Harai goshi 
Tsurikomi goshi 

Ashi-waza
Okuriashi harai 
Sasae tsurikomi ashi 
Uchi mata 

Ma-sutemi-waza
Tomoe nage 
Ura nage 
Sumi gaeshi 

Yoko-sutemi-waza
Yoko gake 
Yoko guruma 
Uki waza 

The Kodokan has released a detailed instructional guide to this kata which is included below.


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