Junior 1st Degree Promotion Requirements
  Minimum Age: 5 Years Minimum time Before Promotion:  2 months  
     
     
  The formal part of the promotion consists of 1/2 written and 1/2 performance. The written is made up of General Information and Vocabulary while the performance is the actual demonstration of throws, hold-downs, arm-bars, chokes, and various other techniques.  Click on the hyperlinks below to hear the names in Japanese.  
     
     
 

Count To 10 In Japanese

 
 
Ichi - One San - Three Go - Five Shichi - Seven Ku - Nine
Ni - Two Shi - Four Roku - Six Hachi - Eight Ju - Ten
 
     
     
 

Vocabulary

 
 
Jujutsu Gentle Art/Science   Tori Giver of a technique
Kiotsuke Attention   Ichi 1
Rei Bow   Ni 2
Judo Gentle Way   San 3
Ukemi Falls   Shi 4
Dojo Practice hall   Go 5
Obi Belt   Roku 6
Gi Uniform   Shichi 7
Koshi or Goshi Hip or Waist   Hachi 8
Sensei Teacher   Ku 9
Matte Stop!   Ju 10
Uke Receiver of a technique      
 
     
     
 

Performance Requirements

 
 
 

Techniques

Quantity Required

  Wrist Grab Escapes 2
  Clothing Grab Escapes 1
  Bear Hug Escapes 1
  Choke Holds 0
  Choke Hold Escapes 1
  Goiter Escapes 0
  Headlock Escapes 0
  Strikes 1
  Strike Defenses 1
  Weapon Defenses 0
  Joint Locks 0
  Combination Techniques 0
  Multiple Attackers 0
  Throws 2
  Counters To Throws 0
  Ground Control Holds 1
  Ground Escapes 0
  Instructor Selected * 1
  Mental Training 0
  Presentations 0
  Pressure Points 1
  Anatomy 0
  Teaching 0
  Kata 0
  Positional Defenses 0
  Use A Weapon 0
  Kappo/First Aid 3