Colin Oates

Colin Oates

8 Seasons

Great Britain's Multiple European Medallist Colin Oates joins Superstar Judo as your latest coach

Colin Oates
  • Overview | Arm Tie Roll | Colin Oates

    Episode 1

    In the later part of his competitive career Colin Oates was regarded as one of the best lightweight Newaza technicians in the world.

    Oates says that it was his groundwork that elevated him from an average international competitor to being inside the top five in his weight.

    He had two techniques...

  • Standard Variation | Arm Tie Roll | Colin Oates

    Episode 2

    Here double European medallist Colin Oates demonstrates the standard variation of his arm tie roll from start to finish.

    Oates says that a great way to initiate the roll is by pulling through your partner on the sleeve and then chopping them down.

    As a result, they are likely to land on all-fou...

  • Sangaku Variation | Arm Tie Roll | Colin Oates

    Episode 3

    Once Oates had the jacket tied up, he considered this as a winning position. If his partner tried to prevent the roll he had a couple of other variations of the technique that he could use in order to secure Osaekomi… His first variation was Sangaku.

    The most common defence to the arm tie roll w...

  • Reverse Variation | Arm Tie Roll | Colin Oates

    Episode 4

    If Colin Oates was up against a particularly strong or flexible opponent, they would sometimes be able to brace their leg high up and prevent his Sangaku arm tie roll. In this situation he would use his reverse variation.

    As Oates secures the tie off, the partner manages to get his foot high up ...

  • Competition Variations | Arm Tie Roll | Colin Oates

    Episode 5

    In this clip we see the competition variations of Colin Oates’s arm tie roll.

    On his way to a bronze medal at the 2013 Rijeka Grand Prix Oates uses the standard variation of his arm tie roll against Spain’s Cases

    Oates brings his right knee into play to help turn his opponent onto his back.

    On...