IJF JUDO RULES ALTERATIONS
REFEREEING RULES ALTERATIONS
These are the new IJF Judo Rules
The number of scores will be reduced to: YUKO, WAZA-ARI and IPPON.
TIMING IN OSAEKOMI-WAZA:
The time for Osaekomi will be 25 seconds.
15 sec. = Yuko.
20 sec. = Waza-ari.
25 sec. = Ippon.
SCALE OF PENALTIES:
The scale of Penalties will be as follows:
1.Shido = Free warning!!!
2.Shido = Yuko for the opponent.
3.Shido = Waza-ari for the opponent.
4.Shido = Ippon for the opponent.
(The fourth Shido obviously means Hansoku-make).
The ‘Golden Score’ will be reduced to 3 minutes only (Juniors & Seniors).
1.Shido = Free warning only!!! (No winning score).
All the actions are valid and may continue (no Mate) as long as either contestant has some part of their body touching the contest area. (Similar criteria than in Ne-waza). Bangkok, 26th October.2008.