Osoto gari can be taught a number of ways and recently I have really found myself to be throwing a stack of people with an osoto gari/osoto otoshi which has been really fun. In this blog post I will highlight a few different variations you can do when doing osoto gari. In Isao Okano
There are many different types of uchikomi practice that you can perform at judo training. The type of uchikomi you do will depend on what your goals are. Below is a detailed description of each style of uchikomi and the reason why you would perform that particular style. Static uchik
Nearly every week I hop online a watch some of the international judo tournaments that are either on ippon.tv or on YouTube on general. I came across this video of Bang performing a really nice ‘switch’ in competition. I decided to do a breakdown of it simply because it i
There are a number if things a beginner can do at judo that will assist in increasing your skill an overall understanding of judo. Judo is a very difficult art and that is why the more you understand judo the easier it is. Here are a few key concepts that will help improve your judo.
I was leafing through some old documents on my laptop and came across this old article I wrote on being a good uke at Judo training. Uchikomi is a great training drill but if you are a bad partner you can actually annoy and restrict not only your partners learning but also your own. T