Kata judging

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Judo Canada’s mandate is to develop and certify highly qualified national and international kata judges using the same rules as the International Judo Federation.

If you are interested in becoming a Certified kata judge, training and evaluation seminars for kata judges will be offered by Judo Canada.  Please check the Calendar of Events for dates, location & Kata being presented.

Calendar Coming Soon

Kata Events Calendar

Judges Handbook Document

Kata judges handbook


Kodokan Textbooks

Judge Evaluation Seminar-Nage-no-kata

Theoretical part specific to each kata:

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PDF presentation :

Part specific to Nage-no-kata: