Standards Actions Of Corner Referee
TERMINOLOGY USED BY JUDGES
Opening the Bout:
REI (Bow): Cross the arms in front of the chest and say "OSU"
SHOMENI-NI-REI: Face the official seat and bow.
SHUSHIN -NI-REI: Face to the main judge and bow.
OTAGAI-NI-REI: Face each other and bow.
KAMAETE: Take fighting stance
HAJIME: Start the bout
During the Bout:
YAME: Stop the bout immediately.
KAMAETE: After stooping the bout take fighting stance again.
ZOKKO: Start again the about
ZOKKO: Attack (When the competitors do not fight because of looking at each other)
SHIRO: White, First competitor entering the arena
AKA: Red, second competitor entering the arena.
GANMEN-KOGEKI: Attacking the face with the hand or elbow or GANMEN
TSUKAMI: Grasping the dogi
SHOTEI-OSHI: Pushing the opponent with open hands or SHITE.
KINTEKI-KOGEKI: Kick to the groin.
ZUTSUKI: Head thrust
CHUI-ICHI: First warning
CHUI-NI: Second warning. This constitutes a penalty
GENTEN-ICHI: First penalty
GENTEN-NI: Second penalty. This actually constitutes disqualification. The main judge says "GENTEN-NI, SHIKKAKU".
Declaration of Fouls
The main judge designates the competitor who made the foul as Aka or Shiro and he declares the foul, and its nature.
e.g "AKA, TSUKAMI, CHUI-ICHI"
The competitor who committed the foul has to say "OSU" when hearing the main judge's declaration.
Full point and Half Point:
IPPON: The declaration of IPPON entails the victory. The main judge designates the competitor as AKA or SHIRO and declares "IPPON"
e.g. "AKA, MIGI-MAE-GERI, IPPON"
WAZA-ARI: Effective attack which damages the opponent, but not to the same extent as an IPPON. WAZA-ARI is declared in the same way as IPPON
e.g. "AKA, MIGI-MAE-GERI, WAZA-ARI"
When no clear full-point has been scored, the victory is awarded by decision, the procedure of decision is as follows:
YAME: Stop the bout
SHOMEN-NI-MUITE: Face the front
HANTEI-O-ONEGAISHIMASU: The main judge asks the decision of the corner referees.
HANTEI: When hearing this, the corner referees must use the flags to show their decision.
The corner referees raise the flag having the same colour as whom they consider to be the winner
ICHI: One flag
NNI: Two flags
SAN: Three flags
SHI: Four flags
SHUSHIN, AKA/SHIRO: Decision of the main judge. The main judge counts the number of flags and says his decision
In this case "SHIRO" wins 4 to 0
Declaration of Decision:
The Main Judge counts the number of flags, and says his own decision. At the same time he points obliquely with his hand to the winner. In case of a draw, he crosses obliquely downwards his hands.
END OF THE BOUT:
The main judge declares the victory. Then follow the same procedure as the opening of the bout:
After bowing to each other, competitors shakes hands and leaves the area from their corner.