Sasae-Tsurikomi-Ashi is an ashi-waza that requires movement and control. For more foot-throws like this see a full list of judo throws here.
Find this technique featured in the book 50 Judo Throws and Holds on pages 12 and 13. Each step of the technique is clearly illustrated to help you visualise the stages of throw.
Tick off your progress! This is a great way to keep motivated. Use the list of all the judo techniques at the back of the book or download the technique pdf file and keep track of each judo move as you master it.
Watch Darcel Yandzi’s dynamic version of this throw. Yandzi, one of the world’s leading coaches and former European champion, wrong foots his opponent with a brilliant hip twitch, before the attack.
Use this ashi-waza to create massive movement. By breaking your opponent’s balance and getting the momentum started, it is easy to score with a second technique.
Counter this throw very much like how you would counter Hiza-Guruma, by anticipating the movement and attacking the support leg. It is important to read the movement, and stay on balance while you perform these counters.
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