How To Do Judo Throws

How To Do Judo Throws

Judo is a Japanese martial art and Olympic sport which is made up of a number of different throwing techniques. In this Videojug guide Sampson Sampson, 6th Dan judo instructor and founder of Judo For All, demonstrates three judo throws.

Top Tips

  • There are three basic techniques in judo: hip techniques, leg techniques, and sacrifice techniques.
  • It is important to learn how to fall before you are thrown, otherwise you could suffer internal injuries.
  • There are a large number of recognised moves in judo including the basic hip throw or o goshi, the sweeping hip throw or harai goshi, as well as leg throws such as the inner thigh or uchi mata.