Best judo techniques
These are the two top scoring judo throws for competitors at the Olympic Games.
It goes without saying, all judoka should be working on these two techniques. But don’t stop there, take a look at all the best judo techniques to learn, if you want to score at an Olympic Games.
Six Best Judo Techniques to Learn
According the London 2012 judo statistics at the European Judo Union Website there are six judo techniques that score big at Olympic judo level.
If you are looking to win an Olympic judo gold medal one day, then get studying these throws.
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Uchi-mata: Top Scorer for women
Uchi Mata was the top scoring technique for the London 2012 women’s judo event, and by quite a difference.
There were more ippons scored with Uchi-mata than any other technique.
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While in the men’s event, the top scoring judo technique was…
Morote-Seoi-Nage best judo technique for men
Morote Seoi Nage was the top scoring technique for the London 2012 men’s judo event.
There were more scores of any type with Morote Seoi Nage than any other waza.
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Top Scoring Judo Throws
If we take into account all scores, the judo techniques that scored most frequently in London were these six judo throws:
2. Kouchi Gari & Harai Goshi (=)
3. Ippon Seoi Nage & Ouchi Gari (=)
1. Morote Seoi Nage
Top Ippon Scoring Judo Techniques
If we just count the ippons, the waza that scored the most ippons in London 2012 were:
- Morote Seoi-Nage