Sasae tsurikomi ashi

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Sasae tsurikomi ashi
Illustration of Sasae-tsuri-komi-ashi Judo throw
Illustration of Sasae-tsuri-komi-ashi Judo throw
Classification Nage-waza
Sub classification Ashi-waza
Kodokan Yes
Technique name
Rōmaji Sasae-tsurikomi ashi
Japanese 支釣込足
English Propping and drawing ankle throw

Sasae Tsurikomi Ashi (支釣込足?) is one of the traditional forty throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. Sasae Tsurikomi Ashi belongs to the first group, Dai Ikkyo, of the traditional throwing list, Gokyo (no waza) [1], of Kodokan Judo. It is also part of the current 67 Throws of Kodokan Judo. [2] It is classified as a foot technique, Ashi-Waza. [3] The technique is also known as Sasae Ashi in Danzan Ryu, and is one of the twenty throwing techniques in the Nagete list.

Technique description[edit]

To perform this throw, the practitioner will pull the opponent towards themselves, while simultaneously sweeping the opponent’s foot backward, while pulling they will also twist, causing the opponent to begin a rotation that, when offset by the foot sweep, will complete the throw.

Further reading[edit]

  • Sato, Nobuyuki (1992), "Ashiwaza", Judo Masterclass Techniques (second ed.) (Ippon Books), ISBN 0-9518455-5-1 

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