Harai goshi

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Harai goshi (Harai gosh)
photo of Harai goshi judo throw
Harai goshi judo throw
Sub classificationKoshi-waza
CounterHarai goshi gaeshi
Technique name
RōmajiHarai goshi
EnglishSweeping hip throw
Korean허리 후리기

Harai goshi (払腰) is one of the original 40 throws of Judo as developed by Kano Jigoro.[1] It belongs to the second group of the traditional throwing list in the Gokyo no waza of the Kodokan Judo. It is also part of the current 67 Throws of Kodokan Judo, and classified as a hip technique (koshiwaza). Harai goshi is also one of the 20 techniques in Danzan ryu's Nagete list as well as one of the 18 throws in the Kar-do-Jitsu-Ryu martial arts system. English terms include "Sweeping hip throw" and "Hip Sweep".

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mifune, Kyuzo (2004), The Canon of Judo, Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd., ISBN 4-7700-2979-9

Further reading[edit]

  • Rougé, Jean-Luc (1991), "Harai-goshi", Judo Masterclass Techniques (second ed.), Ippon Books, ISBN 1-85223-597-7

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