Tani otoshi

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Tani otoshi
Sub classificationSutemi-waza
Technique name
EnglishValley drop
Korean오금 대떨어뜨리기

Tani otoshi (谷落) is one of the original 40 throws of Judo as developed by Kano Jigoro. It belongs to the fourth group of the traditional throwing list in the Gokyo no waza of the Kodokan Judo. It is also part of the current 67 Throws of Kodokan Judo. It is classified as a side sacrifice technique (yoko-sutemi).

Technique description[edit]

With the tani-otoshi, you place your leg behind both legs of your opponent while still holding him in your favorite kumi kata and then pull the opponent backwards, resulting in your opponent falling on his back and you falling sideways.

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English aliases:

  • Valley drop

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Somehow related

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