Kawazu gake

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Kawazu gake
Classification Nage-waza
Sub classification Sutemi-waza
Targets Leg
Kodokan Yes
Technique name
Rōmaji Kawazu gake
Japanese 河津掛
English One-leg entanglement

Kawazu Gake (河津掛) is a leg entanglement throw in Judo that targets an opponent's leg.[1] It is one of the techniques adopted later by the Kodokan into their Shinmeisho No Waza (newly accepted techniques) list. It is categorized as a side sacrifice technique, Yoko-sutemi. It is also one of the four forbidden techniques, Kinshi-Waza.[2]

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  1. ^ Mifune, Kyuzo: The Canon of Judo, Kodansha International Ltd. (Tokyo) 2004, ISBN 4-7700-2979-9, p.
  2. ^ http://www.judoinfo.com/wazalist.htm

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