Detailed Explanation of the IJF Judo Refereeing Rules
All situations of voluntarily landing in the bridge position, will be considered ippon.
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
- • Special attention will be given to the following situations where tori attempts to throw his opponent during tachi-waza:
- • Seoi-otoshi
- • Seoi-nage
- • Sode-tsurikomi-goshi with the grip on both sleeves.
- • Koshi-guruma with both grips on the collar.
These are examples and this situation can occur with other throwing techniques.