The International Judo Federation published the detailed explanation of the IJF Judo Refereeing Rules (Version 26 October 2017) effective from 01 January 2018.

Distinguished members of the international judo community,

I am pleased to introduce to you our new detailed explanation of the rules effective from 01st ofJanuary 2018.

In the process of development of our sport, it is of utmost importance to do the best, first of all for thecontent and the image of our sport, for a better comprehensibility and consistence of the rules forjudokas, judo lovers and the World.

We are continuously reforming the strategy in all the sectors of the IJF to make our sport a modernone, outstanding and understandable for everyone.

I'm convinced the new elements of the rules and judo methodic will be a great benefit for the judofamily, spectators, partners and media.

Marius L. Vizer
President
International Judo Federation

   2017-10-26_Explanatory guide of the judo refereeing rules Oct Abu Dhabi_v5.pdf Download
See also
VIDEO
Watch all the #JudoWorlds Promos!

21. Aug. 2019 / Watch all the promos for #JudoWorlds to get in the ...

IJF EC MEETING
Judo is Getting Ready for the Big Show

21. Aug. 2019 / It has been weeks, if not months, that the international ...

VIDEO
Dream Clash - Abe Uta v Majlinda Kelmendi

20. Aug. 2019 / World champion Abe Uta (JPN) and Olympic champion Majlinda ...

Women's Divisions
#JudoWorlds PREVIEW

19. Aug. 2019 / We looked at the favourites for glory in Tokyo in all ...

News
IJF Worlds Revisited

20. Aug. 2019 / “I’m going to Tokyo! To the IJF Worlds!” Any ...

VIDEO
#JudoWorlds Pound-For-Pound King Ono Shohei

17. Aug. 2019 / Olympic champion Ono Shohei (JPN) is the man to beat ...

News
Tokyo by Numbers

19. Aug. 2019 / It is a country whose population exceeds 126 million ...

Pictures Inside
#JudoWorlds medals revealed!

15. Aug. 2019 / The medal design for the World Judo Championships Tokyo ...

VIDEO
Judo wonderkid Daria Bilodid, 18, eyes Tokyo title defence

15. Aug. 2019 / Daria BILODID (UKR) is the youngest world judo champion ...

VIDEO
World Judo Championships Tokyo 2019 Promo

20. Jun. 2019 / World Judo Championships Tokyo 2019 presented by PARK24 ...

History
Nippon Budokan, Where the Judo Legend is Written

14. Aug. 2019 / At the end of August, for eight days, the Nippon Budokan ...

VIDEO
The sensei behind the champions set for #JudoWorlds

13. Aug. 2019 / The coaches behind the champions will be more important ...

News
Everyone wants to go to Tokyo

12. Aug. 2019 / Who wants to go to Tokyo? Quick answer: everyone.

INTERVIEW EXPRESS
Shishime Ai (JPN)

08. Jun. 2018 / The next reigning world champion to be invited to answer ...

News
5 Key Takeaways from judo’s first Tokyo 2020 qualifier

06. Jun. 2018 / Highlights from Hohhot Grand Prix 2018

VIDEO
Judo for the World in Iran

07. Jun. 2018 / In April 2018, the International Judo Federation and ...

Meeting
JUDO: A Beneficial Cause

07. Jun. 2018 / 'Society should believe in sport as a beneficial cause ...