Utsuri goshi

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Utsuri goshi
illustration of Utsuri goshi
Utsuri goshi illustration
Sub classificationKoshi-waza
Technique name
RōmajiUtsuri goshi
EnglishHip shift
Korean허리 옮겨 치기

Utsuri Goshi (移腰), or the changing hip throw, is one of the original 40 throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. It belongs to the fourth group, Yonkyo, 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 technique, Koshi-Waza.

Technique description[edit]

Graphic from http://www.judoinfo.com/techdraw.htm.


Exemplar videos:

Tournament from http://www.judoinfo.com/video8.htm

Technique history[edit]

Included systems[edit]



Similar techniques, variants and aliases[edit]

Similar techniques:

  • The throw starts similar as ushiro ghoshi but before guiding uke to the ground, the throw is reversed to the dorsal part of the hip of tori by simultaniosly shifing/pulling uke to the hip and turning tori to O Ghoshi

English aliases:

  • Hip shift
  • Switching Hip Throw
  • Changing Hip Throw