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2C.1.1 PENALTIES – Shido for a Lack of Combativity

IJF SOR Negative positions, against the fighting spirit, will be penalized by shido (to adopt in a standing position, after kumi-kata, an excessively defensive posture, not searching for an attack, a defensive attitude etc.).

IJF SOR Without there being an attack engaged in a valid position (see Article 5 – Exceptions):

  • In tachi-waza to go intentionally or intentionally force the opponent to go outside the contest area;
  • In ne-waza to go deliberately outside the contest area

If an athlete puts one foot outside of the contest area without immediate attack or not returning immediately inside the contest area, he is penalized by shido. Two feet outside the contest area is penalized immediately by shido.