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Yoko otoshi

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Yoko otoshi
Sub classificationSutemi-waza
Technique name
RōmajiYoko otoshi
EnglishSide drop
Korean옆으로 떨어 뜨리기

Yoko Otoshi (横落) is one of the original 40 throws of Judo as developed by Jigoro Kano. It belongs to the third group,

Sankyo, 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 side sacrifice technique, Yoko-sutemi.

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Similar techniques, variants, and aliases[edit]

English aliases:

  • Side drop

Similar techniques

Somehow related

A throw developed by Kyuzo Mifune and described in The Canon Of Judo.
It is also shown in the video, The Essence of Judo.
It is currently not recognized by the Kodokan.


  • Mifune, Kyuzo (2004). The Canon Of Judo. Kodansha International Ltd. p. 210. ISBN 4-7700-2979-9.