Kata These are the Kata or forms of throwing Uke. The
Kodokan style of Judo includes, in the techniques of Nage no
Kata, forms of throwing from a standing position
(Tachi-waza) as well as throwing
oneself to the ground in order to bring off an effective throw
(naw-gay wa'za) "throwing techniques" One of the three basic categories
into which judo and aikido can be subdivided.
[Judo] The range of techniques carried out on the floor (Ne).
These consist of immobilizations
(Osae-waza, often called hold-downs),
locking or bending the joints
(Kansetsu-waza), and strangulation
and choking techniques
(Shime-waza). Such techniques are allowed
only if Tori has not scored an Ippon when he or she throws Uke.
(neh wa'za) "ground techniques," "groundwork," or "grappling techniques"
The collective name for judo techniques performed while fighters are on the
ground. Often referred to as matwork or holddowns.
The term ne-waza (mat work) is sometimes used in place of
katame-waza, but it is misleading
in that not all katame-waza are executed while lying on the mat. Some
stragleholds and joint locks, for example, can be applied from a standing
A term that means those techniques which are performed on the floor,
usually called groundwork techniques. In Judo and Jujutsu, ground techniques
include strangulations, immobilizations and armlocks.
Throat (Trachea) Attack
Bring your right hand up and extend your fingertips until they rest on your
attacker's trachea just below his larynx. Keeping your fingers straight,
thrust against the attacker's trachea and straighten your arm. Once your
arm is fully extended keep it fully extended, stepping forward with your
right foot to execute the technique.