Smooth Yamashita JudoWatching the smoothness of the transition between each throw of this combination there is little doubt of the expertise of Yamashita Judo. Not that there was ever any doubt of course. Still, it is a pleasure to watch.
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Note how there is one continuous movement in combining O Uchi Gari with O Soto Gari.
It is a common error of Judoka (Judo Students), particularly beginners to pause between each thrown. If you pause then it is no longer a combination but two distinct throws. But more importantly, it loses its value as a combination. Because the moment you pause, your opponent is allowed to regain their balance.
The whole function of a combination is to take advantage of any momentary instability that you hopefully have created when you tried your first throw.