Seoi otoshi

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Seoi otoshi
Sub classificationTe-waza
Technique name
RōmajiSeoi otoshi
EnglishKneeling shoulder drop
Korean업어 떨어 뜨리기

Seoi Otoshi (背負落) is one of the preserved throwing techniques, Habukareta Waza, of Judo. It belonged to the fifth group, Gokyo, of the 1895 Gokyo no Waza lists. [1] It is categorized as a hand technique, Te-waza.[1]

Technique Description[edit]

Video: Alabama Judo Federation Video Channel:

Technique History[edit]

Included Systems[edit]



Similar Techniques, Variants, and Aliases[edit]


  • Shoulder drop

Tai Otoshi[edit]

Similar to Tai Otoshi, Ukes movements can be limited or blocked by Toris leg. In Tai Otoshi the leg off Tori can be extended to push uke over. Extension of the leg in Sei Otoshi will rather lead to a lifting effect due to the fixation point of the working hand.

Seoi Nage[edit]

Similar to (Ippon) Seoi nage, Morote Seoi Nage and, Eri Seoi Nage uke is thrown over the shoulder.

Ganseki Otoshi[edit]

In the video, The Essence of Judo, Kyuzo Mifune also demonstrates Ganseki Otoshi (岩石落), where tori grabs hold of uke by the lapels to toss uke over.


  1. ^ Daigo, Toshiro (2005). Kodokan Judo: Throwing Techniques. Kodansha International. p. 22. ISBN 9784770023308.

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