1st Kyu Senior Brown Belt

Bunasawa-Kai rank requirements for seniors ages 16 and up.
Nage-Waza (Throwing Techniques)
  • Uchi-Mata
  • Hane-Goshi
  • Ko-Uchi-Gari
  • Osae-Waza (Pinning Techniques)

  • Ushiro-Kesa-Gatame(kuzure)
  • Previously learned Pins
  • Ukemi

  • Demonstrate all Ukemi at high level
  • Shime-Waza

  • Gyaku-Juji-Jime
  • Demonstrate 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 used
  • Pass written test and know Judo terminology appropriate for rank
  • Demonstrate combination throws
  • Demonstrate 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