Kosoto gari

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Kosoto gari
Judoka demonstrating Kosoto-gari technique
Judoka demonstrating Kosoto-gari technique
ClassificationNage-waza
Sub classificationAshi-waza
TargetsLeg
KodokanYes
Technique name
RōmajiKosoto gari
Japanese小外刈
EnglishSmall outer reap
Korean발뒤축 후리기

Kosoto Gari (小外刈), is one of the original 40 throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. It belongs to the second group, Dai Nikyo, of the traditional throwing list, Gokyo (no waza), of Kodokan Judo. It is also part of the current 67 Throws of Kodokan Judo. It is classified as a foot technique, Ashi-waza. Danzan-ryū's Soto Gama is a variant of Kosoto Gari.

Further reading[edit]

  • Swain, Mike (1994), "Ashiwaza II", Judo Masterclass Techniques (second ed.), Ippon Books, ISBN 1-874572-65-8

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