In this collection you can learn some of the most unusual and exciting combination techniques ever seen in judo.
Double Olympic Champions Suzuki and Harrison reveal two truly breathtaking combinations, whilst some stunning Ashi waza variations are taught by Decosse, Inoue, Gordon and Davaadorj.
Using combinations | Judo Principles
Euan Burton and Gemma Gibbons show the principles of breaking balance using combination attacks.
Overview | Combinations | Suzuki
Suzuki found that bigger, stronger opponents would try and dominate his head and pull him in. He had to find ways to unsettle them – De Ashi Barai, and this combination was his answer.
Fearful of this attack, it worked as a great deterrent to his opponent ’s, who would be reluctant to pull hi...
Upper Body | Combinations | Suzuki
There are two clear upper body movements for this combination, and they are both lead by the collar hand.
First, Suzuki pulls their upper body down and to the left, and then he changes direction, rotating Uke with both arms in a steering wheel type motion.
Lower Body | Combinations | Suzuki
The lower body has two clear directions. The Kouchi comes first; it’s a big kicking action, but Suzuki places his power and weight onto his supporting leg, giving his left leg a light feeling to it.
Next, he places his left leg down and before Uke can adjust catches their outstretched leg with...
Sasae, Kouchi, De Ashi combination | Suzuki
The Sasae into the Kouchi requires a quick bit of footwork as you are attacking with the same leg twice. He does a sort of ‘hop step’, first placing his right foot down then immediately switching back to his left.
He does it all from the left collar and sleeve grip that he uses for both Kouchi...
The Big Jim Combination - Overview | Kayla Harrison
Double Olympic and World Champion Kayla Harrison's reveals her amazing The Big Jim combination - Sode - Osoto gari. Jimmy Pedro got her to develop this technique to vary her attacks.
The Big Jim Combination - Step By Step | Kayla Harrison
Kayla Harrison shows us all the elements required to pull off 'The Big Jim' combination.
The Big Jim Combination - Competition variations | Kayla Harrison
Kayla Harrison on the world stage performing 'The Big Jim' combination of Sode - Osoto gari.
Overview | Davaadorj
Davaadorj introduces his Kosoto - Tani otoshi combination.
Grips & Setup | Davaadorj
Davaadorj shows how he sets up his Kosoto - Tani otoshi combination.
Combination & Execution | Davaadorj
Davaadorj demonstrates how he finishes his Kosoto - Tani otoshi combination.
Competition variations | Davaadorj
Davaadorj shows us his Kosoto - Tani otoshi in competition.
Seoi nage into Osoto gari | Davaadorj
Double Asian Games Champion Davaadorj reveals his amazing drop Seoi nage - Osoto gari combination.
Ouchi into Kouchi combination | Overview | Lucie Décosse
Lucie uses this combination against right handed opponents who throw their arm for a high grip.
Execution & competitive variations | Kouchi into Ouchi combination | Décosse
For success, this technique requires distance between Lucie and her opponent and to crush their posture on entry.
Kouchi into Ouchi combination | Overview | Lucie Décosse
This combination was developed as a result of opponents expecting Décosse's Ouchi gari.
Sleeve and Lapel | Ouchi into Kouchi combination | Lucie Décosse
As opponents reached over the top with the right hand, Lucie would force her left hand into their shoulder, pulling on the sleeve and stabbing at their lead leg.
Double sided | Ouchi into Kouchi combination | Lucie Décosse
In this variation, Décosse catches the opponents right arm before they grip moving it across they're body and closing the space to attack.
Competitive variations | Ouchi into Kouchi combination | Lucie Décosse
Some great examples of this fantastic combination in action.
Uchi mata from Tsurikomi goshi | Liparteliani
Liparteliani demonstrates his Tsurikomi goshi entry for his Uchi mata against same stance opponents.
Uchi Mata from Tsurikomi Goshi Competition variations | Liparteliani
Take a look at some amazing competition examples of Varlam Liparteliani's Uchi mata and Tsurikomi goshi against same stance opponents.
Yoko tomoe nage to Kouchi makikomi | Korean Judo
This very unusual combination features a failed Yoko tomoe nage into a Kouchi makikomi
Tomoe nage to Yoko tomoe nage | Korean Judo
Jeon performs an interesting variation of the sacrifice throw, using both feet. This is a cross between a standard Tomoe nage and a Yoko tomoe nage
Ouchi gari to Ippon seoi nage | Jeon
Jeon demonstrates one of his greatest abilities as a fighter, combining techniques together. Here he shows Ouchi gari into Ippon seoi nage