Judo TerminologyHajime: start (at start of fight).
Yoshi: restart after freezing.
Oasekomi: hold down is on, the clock is started.
Toketa: holddown is broken, the clock is stopped.
Judogi: your judo kit.
Judoka: someone who does judo.
Tachiwaza: standing techniques.
Newaza: groundwork techniques.
Ippon: maximum score for a hard throw, 25 second holddown, armlock, or strangle leading to submission; it scores 10 points and ends the fight.
Wazari: a near perfect throw or a 20 second hold; the fight still carries on.
Wazari awasete ippon: two wazaris make an ippon and this also ends the fight.
Sore made: this means the fight has finished and the winner is indicated.
Rei: bow when you start and finish a fight or step onto the mat.