Classification of Techniques in Kodokan Judo

 
All Judo techniques (wazas) are divided into the following groups:

- Nage-waza (67 throwing techniques)
- Katame-waza (29 grappling techniques)
- Atemi-waza (22 striking techniques)

The Nage-waza, Katame-waza and Atemi-waza are further divided into groups as follows:

Nage-waza Katame-waza Atemi-waza
- Te-waza
(15 hand techniques)
- Koshi-waza
(11 hip techniques)
- Ashi-waza
(21 foot techniques)
- Ma-sutemi-waza
(5 rear sacrifice techniques)
- Yoko-sutemi-waza
(15 side sacrifice techniques)
- Osae-komi-waza
(7 immobilization techniques)
- Shime-waza
(12 choking techniques)
- Kansetsu-waza
(10 joint locking techniques)
- Ashi-ate-waza
(6 leg techniques)
- Ude-ate-waza
(16 arm techniques)
Nage-waza
(throwing techniques)

Tachi-waza
(standing)

Sutemi-waza
(sacrifice)

Te-waza
(hand)
Koshi-waza
(hip)
Ashi-waza
(foot)
Ma-sutemi
(front)
Yoko-sutemi
(side)
Seoi Nage
Tai Otoshi
Kata Guruma
Sukui Nage
Uki Otoshi
Sumi Otoshi
Obi Otoshi
Seoi Otoshi
Yama Arashi
Morote Gari
Kuchiki Taoshi
Kibisu Gaeshi
Uchi Mata Sukashi
Kouchi gaeshi
Ippon Seoinage
Uki Goshi
O Goshi
Koshi Guruma
Tsurikomi Goshi
Harai Goshi
Tsuri Goshi
Hane Goshi
Utsuri Goshi
Ushiro Goshi
Daki Age*
Sode Tsurikomi Goshi
Deashi Harai
Hiza Guruma
Sasae Tsurikomi Ashi
Osoto Gari
Ouchi Gari
Kosoto Gari
Kouchi Gari
Okuriashi Harai
Uchi Mata
Kosoto Gake
Ashi Guruma
Harai Tsurikomi Ashi
O Guruma
Osoto Guruma
Osoto Otoshi
Tsubame Gaeshi
Osoto Gaeshi
Ouchi Gaeshi
Hane Goshi Gaeshi
Harai Goshi Gaeshi
Uchi Mata Gaeshi
Tomoe Nage
Sumi Gaeshi
Ura Nage
Hikikomi Gaeshi
Tawara Gaeshi
Yoko Otoshi
Tani Otoshi
Hane Makikomi
Soto Makikomi
Uki Waza
Yoko Wakare
Yoko Guruma
Yoko Gake
Daki Wakare
Uchi Makikomi
Kani Basami *
Osoto Makikomi
Uchi Mata Makikomi
Harai Makikomi
Kawazu Gake *

Katame-waza
(grappling techniques)



Atemi-waza
(striking techniques)

Ashi-ate-waza
(leg)
Ude-ate-waza
(arm)
Ushiro-geri *
Yoko-geri *
Naname-geri *
Mae-geri *
Taka-geri *
Mae-ate *
Ushiro-ate *
Kirioroshi *
Naname-uchi *
Naname-ate *
Yoko-ate *
Kami-ate *
Tsukiage *
Shimo-tsuki *
Ushiro-tsuki *
Ushiro-sumi-tsuki *
Tsukkake *
Yoko-uchi *
Ushiro-uchi *
Uchioroshi *
Tsukidashi *
Ryogan-tsuki *