Need to know for N&C TMKs and Recorders

 Blackwater Table Officials should have their level of competency signed off by Sensei John in their Blackwater Judo Licence. However before getting any Mat Official level signed off it is the candidates responsibility to ensure they are confident with some minimum requirements.

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Novice Time Keeper – use of koka board and stop watches

Understand why a koka board looks like it does

How to use a stop watch functions eg start/stop/reset

Recognise hand signals that start or stop the time.

Recognise referees hand signals for

ipponWaza-ariyukokokamatteosaekomitoketa

Understand what to do when a referee calls hajime or gives a hand signal for matte

Understand distinctions between ‘fight time’ and ‘osaekomi time’

Understand durations of

shiai

osaekomi

What score is awarded for each osaekomi durationBe able to call TIME clearly
Understand when to call TIME and when not to

How to indicate to the referee the duration of a hold-down

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Blackwater Club Time Keeper – use of electronic scoreboards

Recognition of Referees hand signals and how to indicate on score board, if necessary.

shidochuikeikokuHansoku makeSono mamayoshihantei

 

Duration of rest periods when competitor has consecutive bouts

Maximum duration of time out for injury

Options for additional time in the event of a draw

Action to take if electronic score board fails during a bout.

Action to take if stop watch fails during a bout

 


 

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Novice Recorder (as a minimum Dan grades should have Novice TMK and Recorder skills)

Understand what should be found on a table as a minimum

Koka boardElectronic boardpaperBlue or red belts
Stop watch x 2chargerpensWhite belts

 

Understand the necessity of checking names of competitors and that they have been entered into the correct pools

Understand how to read a pool sheet so knows who is next up to compete, and how to fill in results clearly and accurately

Understand what points are awarded for and how they accumulate

ipponWaza-ariyukokokaYusei gachihikiwake

 

Blackwater Club Recorder

Be able to construct a pool sheet when presented with groups of 3, 4, 5 or 6 competitors

Should feel confident to work a table alongside a Novice TMK

Be able to read pool sheets to determine medal winners

Understand how penalties affect the points recorded on a pool sheet

Recognition of Referees hand signals and the effects on competitors scores of

shidochuikeikokuHansoku makeHantei

 

Action to take if a competitor withdraws eg due to injury or disqualification

Understand what articles a competitor may request the table to look after eg inhaler, water bottle, jewellery, mobile phone

How to take care of any competitors who explain or expected to have any special needs (eg poor vision, poor hearing, asthma, diabetes etc)

Action to take if you disagree with a referees actions.

Should feel confident to deal with referees, competitors and spectators

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