Toshihiko Koga remains the world's leading expert in Seoi nage. Japan's triple World and Olympic champion invented his own incredible style of judo, including his world famous one-handed Seoi nage.
Now, learn from Koga himself, as he reveals the secrets to his incredible success and to some of the most stunning throws of all time!
Koga shows a standard gripping against a right handed opponent. This also works left v left.
Koga shows how he dominates gripping against a right handed opponent. This also works left v left.
Toshihiko Koga shows a standard gripping for a right handed player against a left handed opponent. This also works left v right.
See how Koga gains the upper hand when grip fighting against a left handed opponent
Koga demonstrates Uchi komi for Seoi nage. Repeated Uchi komi is essential for mastering this technique
Koga's world famous technique was his incredible Ippon seoi nage. In this clip he goes through in detail all the fundamentals of the technique
Koga shows a standard right v left Ippon seoi nage. After watching this you must see Koga's version of Seoi nage
Koga demonstrates a standard right v right Ippon seoi nage. After watching this you must see Koga's version of the technique
Toshihiko Koga is arguably the world's greatest exponent of Ippon seoi nage. Now is your chance to this incredible technique from the best
Koga demonstrates his unique variation on Ippon seoi nage, which he uses against left handed opponents
Koga shows the classical way to demonstrate Morote seoi nage. After watching this you must see Koga's variation on Morote seoi nage
Koga demonstrates his Morote seoi nage which is performed against strong left handed opponents. See his incredible competition example in the semi-final of the 1989 World Championships
A beautiful variation of Sode tsurikomi goshi, where Koga enters for a right handed throw before spinning in with a left handed Sode
Koga demonstrates a standard Sode tsuri komi goshi. Next see Koga's variations
Koga demonstrates his Sode tsuri komi goshi - used against a left handed opponent
Koga didn't consider himself a Newaza specialist, but he did have one very effective strangle that he used in competition - Okuri eri jime
Koga demonstrates his variation of Okuri eri jime
As a right hander Koga liked to use Koshi guruma against left handed opponents, especially when they were bent over
Koga demonstrates a standard Kouchi makikomi. Next see Koga's variation
Koga demonstrates his Kouchi makikomi, highlighting the differences from a standard one
Against an opponent with a strong left handed grip Koga flinches forward for Seoi nage before throwing backwards with Tani otoshi
Koga performs a traditional version of Tani otoshi. Avoid grabbing the leg so that it's legal in competition. See Koga's variation on Tani otoshi next
Koga demonstrates his variation of Tani otoshi
Koga performs a classical version of Tomoe nage. Check out Koga's variation on Tomoe nage next