All situations of voluntarily landing in the bridge position, will be considered ippon.

Head defence

Voluntary use of the head for defence to avoid landing in  / escaping from a score will be given hansoku-make. In this case uke would land on their stomach or front side or knees. The competitor loses this contest but can continue in the competition if applicable.

Involuntary head defence - no penalty for tori & uke

These are examples and this situation can occur with other throwing techniques.