IJF JUDO RULES ALTERATIONS

RULES AS OF 2010 – PDF

REFEREEING RULES ALTERATIONS

These are the new IJF Judo Rules

SCORING:
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).

GOLDEN SCORE.-
The ‘Golden Score’ will be reduced to 3 minutes only (Juniors & Seniors).
1.Shido = Free warning only!!! (No winning score).

BORDER LINE-RULES:
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.