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
Sub classificationAshi-waza
Technique name
RōmajiSasae-tsurikomi ashi
EnglishPropping and drawing ankle throw
Korean발목 받치기

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]

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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