How To Do Uki Goshi: Step-by-Step Guide

Uki goshi is a hip throwing technique in judo, it is one of the basic throws that students learn in judo classes in the first couple of months.Many judo beginners…

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The Difference Between O Goshi and Uki Goshi

From a beginner’s perspective, O goshi and Uki goshi are the same throw. Although they both belong to the same family of hip throws, there are big differences between these…

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How To Do Osoto Makikomi: Step-by-Step Guide

Osoto makikomi is a side sacrifice throw used in judo, it is often confused with Soto makikomi. Both techniques belong to the same family of side sacrifice throws, but they…

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How To Do Soto Makikomi: Step-by-Step Guide

Soto makikomi is a throwing technique classified as a sacrifice judo throw. The translation of Soto makikomi is “outer wrap around” which means that it is executed as if you…

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How To Do Te Guruma: Step-by-Step Guide

Te Guruma is a judo throw also known as the hand wheel. It was banned, amongst other throws, by the International Judo Federation (IJF) for being a leg grabbing technique.Although…

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How To Do Ura Nage: Step-by-Step Guide

Ura nage or rear throw is a judo throw used essentially to counter hip throws, although many consider it as the judo version of the suplex in wrestling, it is…

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