2

A number of changes have been made to Kodokan osaekomi-waza classification over the years; how are different pins distinguished in Judo?

2
Katame-waza Variants Examples
kesa-gatame any hold where tori holds uke diagonally controlling their head and one arm, facing uke's head enter image description hereenter image description hereenter image description hereenter image description hereenter image description here
kuzure-kesa-gatame any variant of kesa-gatame where the hold is under both arms, not diagonally across the shoulder and under one arm

makura-kesa-gatame
enter image description hereenter image description hereenter image description here

enter image description here
ushiro-kesa-gatame any variant of kesa-gatame where you are facing the direction of uke's legs

short-arm scissors hold
enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here

enter image description here
kata-gatame pin similar to kesa-gatame but with uke's arm trapped against their neck by tori's shoulder in an arm triangle (as opposed to trapped under tori's armpit) enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here
kami-shiho-gatame any hold where tori holds uke facing them head on, with both arms under or over uke's arms:

also includes transitions from yoko-sankaku-jime:
enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here
enter image description here
enter image description here

enter image description here
kuzure-kami-shiho-gatame variant of kami-shiho-gatame with one of uke's arms trapped: enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here
yoko-shiho-gatame any hold where you face uke perpendicularly, controlling a leg and the head/far arm:

mune-gatame:
enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here

enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here
tate-shiho-gatame any hold where you are seated over uke's abdomen/chest controlling their head/arm(s)

also includes sankaku-holds from this position
enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here Grabbing own collar
uki-gatame any hold from a juji-gatame-like position
any hold where you are restraining uke by putting weight on their abdomen through your knee/shin
ura-gatame pins similar to ushiro-kesa-gatame but with control of the near leg/back facing uke enter image description here enter image description here

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.