Based on timing and control, De ashi barai is the ultimate foot-sweep.
World renowned Ashi waza expert Keiji Suzuki will teach you everything you need to know about De ashi barai, against both right and left handed opponents, with different variations offered by Winston Gordon, Kosei Inoue, Udo Quellmalz and Neil Adams.
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...