Tournament Terminology

Aka Red
Aka no kachi Red victory
Awasete ippon Points totalling full point
Chui Warning
Churyo-kyu Middle weight division
Encho-sen Extention bout
Fukushin Corner judge
Ganman kogeki Attack to the face
Genten Penalty point
Hajime Start
Hansoku chui Official warning
Hansoku kachi Win by disqualification
Hansoku Make Loss by disqualification
Hantei Decision
Hata Flag
Hikkewake Draw
Ichini tsuite Standby
Ik-kai sen first round match
Ippon Full point
Ippon kachi Full point victory
Jo-gai Outside fighting area
Jo-nai Inside fighting area
Juryo-kyu Heavy weight division
Kachi Victory
Keiryo-Kyu Light weight division
Kessho-sen Finals
Kinteki kogeki Attach to the groin
Mawatte Turn
Mitomezu Not recognized
Ni-in Second place
Nikai-sen Second round match
Otagai ni rei Bow to each other
San-in Third place
Sankai-sen Third round match
Shiai Match or bout
Shiai kisoku Fighting rules
Shai-jo Fighting area
Shikkaku Disqualification
Shinpan Judge, referee
Shippai Failure to complete the breaking test
Shiro White
Shiro no kachi White victory
Shoman ni rei Bow to the front
Shushin Center Referee
Shushin ni re Bow to the center referee
Taiju Weight
Taikai Tournament
Tameshiwari Board breaking
Tsukami Grabbing & pushing during bout
Waza-ari Half point
Yame Stop
Yusei kachi Win by superiority
Yusho First place
Zoko Continue fghting
Zutsuki Head thrust
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