Last modified on 19 April 2015, at 11:25

waza-ari

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Japanese:技あり

NounEdit

waza-ari (uncountable)

  1. (judo) a throw in which the opponent is thrown with control and accuracy, but not to the extent of an ippon, or held on the back for between 20 and 25 seconds on the mat; the score of half a point awarded for this throw

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit