The Randori-no-kata(乱取りの形) is the first kata in the BAA Grading syllabus.
The Randori-no-kata demonstrates the 17 basic techniques (Ju-nana hon) that illustrate the principles behind techniques used in Randori (乱取り, free-practice)and in Shiai (Competition). The Randori-no-kata is also used as a tool to teach fundamental budo principles of avoidance, spacing, breaking-balance, pinning, locking, throwing and ukemi.
The 17 techniques are broken into the following four sections:
Atemi Waza - 当身技（５本)
The Atemi Waza is a set of five techniques that are classified as striking techniques.
(1) Shomen Ate - 正面当て : Strike from the Front
(2) Aigamae Ate - 相構え当て: Strike from Same Posture
(3) Gyakugamae Ate - 逆構え当て : Strike from Reverse Posture
(4) Gedan Ate - 下段当て: Strike from Low Level
(5) Ushiro Ate - 後ろ当て: Strike from Behind
Hiji Waza - 肘技（５本)
The Hiji Waza is a set of five techniques that are classified as elbow techniques.
(6) Oshi Taoshi - 押倒し: Pushing Topple
(7) Ude Gaeshi - 腕返し: Arm Reversal
(8) Hiki Taoshi - 引倒し: Pulling Topple
(9) Ude Garame - 腕絡め: Arm Twist
(10) Waki Gatame - 脇固め: Fixing the Side
Kote /Tekubi Waza - 手首技（４本)
The Tekubi Waza is a set of four techniques that are classified as wrist techniques.