Judo – Numbers

Judo – Numbers (or How To Count In Japanese)

This page will help you to count in Japanese for Judo. As you know, Judo is a Japanese martial arts. Therefore, many Judo schools require that their students know basic Japanese numbers, words and commands.

Below is a list of the the basic Japanese numbers used in Judo for training purposes such as stretching and katas. We have also added a video below where you can hear the proper pronunciation of these Japanese numbers. For other Judo terms and words, visit the Judo Terminology page.

Judo Numbers – Counting In Japanese For Judo Classes

  • One – Ichi
  • Two – Ni
  • Three – San
  • Four – Shi
  • Five – Go
  • Six – Roku
  • Seven – Shichi
  • Eight – Hachi
  • Nine – Kyu
  • Ten – Jyu
  • Eleven – Jyu Ichi
  • Twelve – Jyu Ni
  • Thirteen – Jyu San
  • Fourteen – Jyu Shi
  • Fifteen – Jyu Go
  • Sixteen – Jyu Roku
  • Seventeen – Jyu Shichi
  • Eighteen – Jyu Hachi
  • Nineteen – Jyu Kyu
  • Twenty – Ni Jyu

How to Count in Japanese

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