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JUDO TECHNIQUES: Base of Support / Center of Gravity Explained For Every Throw

JUDO TECHNIQUES: Base of Support / Center of Gravity Explained For Every Throw

This video is applicable to ever throw, not just all Hip - wast (Goshi) throws including, Koshi Guruma (Koshi being just another version of Goshi) and Uchi-Mata (Yes Uchi Mata is a hip throw you just see where it is placed in Nage No Kata) but also all the so-called shoulder throws such as Ippon Seoi-Nage (single back throw), the throw that the video uses to demonstrate and all the Seoi-Nage throws.

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Whilst every one of the above throws and more will benefit significantly from the understanding of balance in this video it is with Tsuri Komi Goshi that this video is most applicable. Because Tsuri Komi Goshi is the throw that is done most often incorrectly as it is the throw were Tori's hip is most often placed incorrectly. Tori should place their hip at about the 0.4m mark to be the most effective (Fig.1).

Picture of a pole with the centre marked as well as the 0.2m 0.4m maked on it JUDO TECHNIQUES: Base of support / Center of gravity explained for every throw.
The Base of Support (Fig.1)

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This is not the only thing that makes it effective (see Tsuri Komi Goshi & Seo Nage: How To Do Them Well) but it is critical to that effectiveness.

One Final Note

Don't get Base of Support and Center of Gravity confused with Kusushi. Kusushi may include Base of Support and Center of Gravity as the means of breaking the balance but it is more to Kusushi than just the position of where the balance is broken. The movement and placement of your hands and legs may all be involved in breaking balance.









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