An award of Ippon is equivalent to one point, and ends the match.
Situations for an award of Ippon occur;
This information is meant as a summary and not substitute for the IJF’s Sport and Organization Contest Rules. Consult the current IJF SOR Article D.14 for more information;
The following examples illustrate throws that meet the criteria (Skillful Control, Speed, Force and on the Back) for Ippon.