Ushiro goshi

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Ushiro goshi
Pen and ink Ushiro-goshi illustration
Pen and ink Ushiro-goshi illustration
Sub classificationKoshi-waza
Technique name
RōmajiUshiro goshi
EnglishRear throw

Ushiro Goshi (後腰), is one of the original 40 throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. It belongs to the fifth group, Gokyo, of the traditional throwing list, Gokyo-no-Nagewaza, of Kodokan Judo. It is also part of the current 67 Throws of Kodokan Judo.

It is classified as a hip throwing technique, Koshi-Waza. Ushiro Goshi is also one of the 20 techniques in Danzan Ryu's Nagete list.

Technique description[edit]

In Judo's version, tori lifts uke much like in a German Suplex. Danzan Ryu's version is an "aiki" technique where tori steps away from uke's hip.

Technique history[edit]

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

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