1st Kyu Senior Brown Belt
Bunasawa-Kai rank requirements for seniors ages 16 and up.
Nage-Waza (Throwing Techniques)
Osae-Waza (Pinning Techniques)
Ushiro-Kesa-Gatame(kuzure)Previously learned Pins
Ukemi Demonstrate all Ukemi at high level
Shime-Waza Gyaku-Juji-JimeDemonstrate previously learned chokes
Kansetsu-Waza Ude-Hishigi-Juji-Gatame(Standard Armbar)Demonstrate previously learned joint-locks
Other Be able to describe Judo scoring system and demonstrate hand signals usedPass written test and know Judo terminology appropriate for rankDemonstrate combination throwsDemonstrate the first three sets of Nage-No-Kata(Te-Waza, Koshi-Waza, Ashi-Waza)
"The aim of judo is to utilize physical and mental strength most effectively. Its training is to understand the true meaning of life through the mental and physical training of attack and defense. You must develop yourself as a person and become a useful citizen to society."
-Jigoro Kano, Founder of Judo