The Light Blue Belt Syllabus

Ukemi Waza

  • Drop from legs being pulled away
  • Kick and drop unsupported
  • over-the-belt unsupported

Kansetzu Waza

Counters to wristlocks 4-6

Headlocks from punches

  1. Waki Kubi Gatame (Armpit neck extension)
  2. Gyaku Waki Kubi Garami (Reverse armpit neck entanglement)
  3. Ushiro Kubi Gatame (Reverse neck extension)
  4. juji kubi Garami (Cross neck entanglement)
  5. Kuzure juji Kubi Garami (Broken cross neck entanglement)
  6. Morote Kubi Hishigi (Double-handed neck crush)

Nage Waza

  • Sode Tsuri komi Goshi (sleeve lifting pulling hip)
  • Ko Tsuri komi Goshi (Minor lifting pulling hip)
  • yoko Garuma (side Wheel)
  • Kata Hiza Seoi Nage (single knee shoulder throw)
  • Morotoe Seio Nage (two hands shoulder throw)
  • Uki Otoshi (floating Drop)
  • Kote Gaeshi with throw (Wrist Twist)
  • Uchi Mata (Inner Thigh)
  • De Ashi Barai (advancing foot sweep)

Nage No Kata

Nage No Kata as taught at the phase 1 Nage No Kata course, know the names and order of all throws and sets

Osaekomi Waza

Full knowledge of osaekomi waza including kuzure (broken) versions

Shime Waza and counters

  1. Kata Juji Jime (half cross strangle)
  2. Nami Juji Jimi (Normal cross strangle)
  3. Ryote Jime (Two hand strangle)
  4. Okuri Eri Jime (sliding collar strangle)
  5. Ushiro Nami Juji Jime (Rear cross Strangle)
  6. Hadaka jime (Naked Strangle)

Gatame Waza

  • Getting into Mune gatame (side control)
  • Getting into Tate Shiho gatame (the mount)
  • Countering Tate Shiho gatame
  • Use of base when defending Tate Shiho Gatame


  • Wrist-lock
  • throws from punch and knife attacks with full application and finish
  • Cosh disarms from forehand and backhand attacks
  • Defense against metal chain
  • Defense against a knife attack to the solar plexus
  • Introduction to defences on the ground
  • Two hand to two hand wrist grabs from rear
  • Defense against two unarmed attackers with random attacks
  • Defense against two attackers armed with rubber knives
  • Defense against two attackers armed with coshes
  • Defense against two attackers armed with plastic broken bottles


Students must have completed the instructor course