Ko Soto Gari

Ko Soto Gari

We have seen O Soto Gari, Ko Uchi Gari and O Uchi Gari, for today, I would like to finish on what I believe is the last of the four fundamental standing techniques: Ko Soto Gari (small outer reap). This technique doesn’t have a huge amplitude. Meaning: you don’t need... read more
O Uchi Gari and Ko Uchi Gari

O Uchi Gari and Ko Uchi Gari

Today let’s study two leg techniques, basic for white belt, efficient in BJJ or even wrestling. O uchi gari and Ko uchi gari. They are two of the 40 original throws from Jigoro Kano (founder of judo), classified among the ashi-waza (foot technique)   O Uchi Gari... read more
O Soto Gari

O Soto Gari

Today let’s see another throw, taught to beginners in Judo, it is a very important and useful one in BJJ, because you do not give your back : O Soto Gari (Large Outer Reap). It is a leg throw, so you don’t charge your partner on your back, arms or hips. In judo the... read more
Seoi Nage

Seoi Nage

Today we will speak about a throw, very used in Judo, wrestling and sometimes in BJJ : Seoi Nage. In this article i will use judo terms “Tori”, referring to the person who performs the technique, and “Uke” for the partner. This is considered as a Te-waza (Arm... read more