Kata
(The Practice of Forms)

The following is a list of all kata and English translations found in the 1994 paperback edition of Kodokan Judo.

The seven kata of Judo are:

Randori no Kata (free exercise forms), which includes:
    Nage no Kata (throwing forms)
    Katame no Kata (grappling forms)
Kime no Kata (forms of decision)
Kodokan Goshin Jutsu (Kodokan self-defense forms)
Ju no Kata (forms of gentleness)
Itsutsu no Kata (the five forms)
Koshiki no Kata (ancient forms)
Seiryoku Zen'yo Kokumin Taiiku no Kata
    (maximum efficiency national physical education kata)

 

This page, as are all pages on this site, is constantly under construction.  More information about Judo kata will be included on this page in the future.  If you would like to know more about kata, you can visit Neil Ohlenkamp's Judo Information Site and check out his section on kata.