Ura-Nage is usually used as a counter attack. The key is to be ready and waiting for the attack. Read your partner’s movement, and as they turn in be ready to counter.
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Ilias Iliadis became Olympic champion at the age of 17. He is one of judo’s all time greats. Read this profile by the International Judo Federation about his journey and how he has become a Champion in Life.
Explosive and dynamic, his style is one to admire. Watch how he throws with uranage, keeping balance as he shifts weight from one foot to another.
Iliadis has always been a great supporter and friend to Koka Kids, and over the years we have featured this legendary fighter many times in the Koka Kids Judo Magazine, that you can now buy from Fighting Films.
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