Tai otoshi

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Tai otoshi
Judoka practicing tai otoshi throw in Judo class
Judoka practicing tai-otoshi throw.
Sub classificationTe-waza
Technique name
RōmajiTai Otoshi
EnglishBody drop

Tai Otoshi (体落), 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 hand technique, Te-waza.


  • Ohlenkamp, Neil (2006) Judo Unleashed basic reference on judo. ISBN 0-07-147534-6.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Adams, Neil (1996), "Tai-otoshi", Judo Masterclass Techniques (second ed.), Ippon Books, ISBN 1-874572-21-6