Competition Terms

Japanese English
Aka Red
Shiro White
Ippon 1 Full Point in Contest
Shobu Ippon 1 Point Contest (traditional)
Shobu Sanbon 3 Point Contest
Kamaete Begin
Waza ari Half Point in Contest
Hantei Judgement
Hikiwaki Draw
Aka (Shiro) no Kachi Victory of Red (White)
Jogai Stepping out of contest area (penalty)
Atoshi baraku 30 seconds to end of Contest
Chui Warning
Tsukete Hajime Re-start of a Match
Encho Sen Extension match
Fukushin Shugo Meeting of Referee & Judges
Motonoichi Return to starting positions (contest)
Hansoku Disqualification for foul
Yame Soremade End of Contest