Orange Belt Syllabus

This video is only a guide. Please see the written description for the full syllabus.

Throwing Techniques

Demonstrate the following throwing techniques while Uke is stationary, and then again whilst moving:

  • Tai Otoshi – Body drop
  • Morote Seoi Nage – Double handed shoulder throw
  • Harai Goshi – Sweeping hip

Groundwork Techniques

Demonstrate the following groundwork techniques:

Kuzure Kami Shiho Gatame – Broken upper four quarters
Ude Garame –Entangled arm lock
Kata Gatame – Shoulder hold

Combination techniques

Demonstrate the following combination techniques, throwing into groundwork:

  • Tai Otoshi into Kuzure Kami Shiho Gatame
  • Morote Seoi Nage into Ude Garame
  • Harai Goshi into Kata Gatame


Translate and explain the meaning of the following Judo terminology:

  • Osae Komi
  • Rei
  • Mokuso
  • Toketa
  • Mate

General Assessment

Assessment will be also be based on the following:

  • Ukemi
  • Randori
  • Attendance
  • Exercise and the students’ general behaviour and etiquette