Keldiyorova (UZB) is a juji-gatame specialist. But one of her gambits failed her in the final of the -52kg in Abu Dhabi.
The highlight of the recent All-Japan Students’ Championships was the David vs Goliath battle between Sanshiro Murao (a -90kg, 4th year student at Tokai University) and the 170kg Saito (a…
Abuzhakynova (KAZ) is another player who likes to do classical tomoe.
Tsunoda's tomoe-nage is the classical version of the technique.
Aibek Uulu does a fantastic pick-up made popular by Azerbaijan players.
When your arm is already straighten, it makes sense just to tap.You can try to fight it, and sometimes you will be able to escape but is it worth the…
Manukian (UKR) does a throw off the ground. This is legal though pretty rare.
This kind of reaping action from behind and inside uke's leg is illegal in judo and punishable by hansoku-make. There is a reaping action in judo that is considered dangerous…
Check out the unusual grips on uke's jacket skirt and lapel Anastasiia Balaban (BUL) did a very unusual osaekomi turnover in her first match at the European Championships in Sofia.The…
Iadov is a master of drop ouchi-gari.
A picture perfect version of uchimata-makikomi.
A rather unusual yoko-tomoe-nage from the Mongolian.
In an extreme right vs right situation, Canada's Gauthier was able to pull off a massive osoto-gari.
The Twitch: Action-reaction at its very best.
Mahammadjonov used a set of classic complementary throws.
Classic action-reaction. First, enter into uchimata. When uke pulls back, switch to ouchi-gari.
First, she wins by tewaza. Then she loses by tewaza. What a reversal of fortune!
Shmailov does a kind of sumi-gaeshi in the air!
Smetov’s seamless transition from tachi-waza into newaza.
Silva shows she's still got it.
Is this judo or boxing?
Lesiuk does a nice soto-makikomi off a double sleeve grip.
Gneto (FRA) does a seamless kouchi into ouchi combination to win the -52kg gold at the 2022 Tel Aviv Grand Slam.
Shmailov does an unusual combination to win the -66kg gold at the 2022 Tel Aviv Grand Slam.
Buchard has unique turnover that should rightly be called the Buchard Roll.
Fabio Basile does a fantastic drop ouchi-gari. Did he learn this from Parlati?
Kocher (SUI) does a splendid yoko-sankaku.
Like many Koreans, Jeon has a side takedown. Look at how he drives uke and rotates him until he is completely flat on his back.
Funakubo does a picture-perfect obi-tori-gaeshi on the ground.
This is not the first (and probably won't be the last time a mobile phone determines the outcome of the match.
Like many Koreans, Kim is able to do a drop tai-otoshi. And he does it very well.
Kageura has impressive throwing skills.
Ura-nage: it's not just for guys!
Rafaela Silva's made her comeback.
The timing for this kouchi is just perfect.
Krasniqi's powerful osoto-gari was the throw of the tournament.
In the final, Casse did an unusual sleeve seoi-nage from a standing position.
Kim Minjong (KOR) has an excellent side takedown. Quite rare for a heavyweight.
Pleuni Cornelisse (NED) upsets Telma Monteiro (POR) in the semifinal.
Ndiaye of Senegal stuns with upset victories over Georgia and Finland, to win the bronze medal.
Pulkrabek (CZE) does a driving reverse seoi-nage.
Monteiro (POR) does a perfectly-timed kosoto-gake counter that floors her opponent.
Yakub Shamilov (RUS) does a picture-perfect yoko-otoshi. No brute force here. Just perfect timing
Jessica Klimkait (CAN) doesn’t do much newaza but when she does it, reverse sankaku is one of her favored techniques.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9gUPIhTI7A Marcus Nyman of Sweden brings back a World bronze medal 35 years after his mother won a World silver medal.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfTjnb8lXAo At the 2021 World Championships in Hungary, Klimkait pulled ahead of her rival. Jessica Klimkait's main stumbling block to getting to the Olympics was her teammate and rival Christa…
https://youtu.be/O25XoeEjE3A Haruka Funakubo of Japan does her trademark Funakubo Roll to secure a pin on her Russian opponent.
https://youtu.be/G7vgO2foHRM Highlights of male gold medalists' fights at the 2021 World Championships.
https://youtu.be/X4OCHhDjkP0 Highlights of female gold medalists' fights at the 2021 World Championships.
https://youtu.be/D_Z7HU3jHVI Maruyama scored consistently with uchimata throughout the day although he relied on yoko-tomoe-nage in the final.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGhNmhQpA6I Shishime displayed excellent throwing and groundwork skills through the day.
https://youtu.be/DsSrnk0fwNM Nagayama attacked Yondonpereinlei (MGL) multiple times but couldn't get a score. In the end he won by penalties.
https://youtu.be/vD1MQnOKp0A Huseynov (AZE) created the upset of the tournament on Day 1 with his incredible revers seoi-nage on Nagayama (JPN), who himself is a reverse seoi-nage specialist.
https://youtu.be/P3bDVrV0L7A Most Japanese female judokas like to do osaekomi turnovers but Tsunoda prefers the juji-gatame.
https://youtu.be/QUaDhrMavVg Abuladze's arm rolls are similar to what Liparteliani does. In fact, Abuladze says he was inspired to do this from watching Liparteliani.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3h8idO15Qos&feature=emb_title From June 6-13, every day we will feature the most exciting technique from the Hungary World Championships.