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 hip (throw)
Korean뒤허리 안아 메치기

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.

Technique description[edit]

In Judo's version, tori lifts uke by lifting with the core and abdomen, and then guides uke to the ground in front of tori.

Technique history[edit]

Similar techniques, variants, and aliases[edit]



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

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