Harai goshi

Harai goshi

8 Seasons

The basics and principles of Harai goshi come from GB's Euan Burton, who also reveals his very effective Harai Makikomi.

Japan's triple World and Olympic Champion Kosei Inoue shows how Harai can compliment Uchi mata, whilst Darcel Yandzi and Winston Gordon showcase the spinning variations.

Harai goshi
  • Overview | Uchi Mata & Harai Goshi | Colin Oates

    Episode 1

    Colin Oates says that when it comes to his Uchi mata and Harai goshi he has one key thing in mind, which is how to get a reaction from his partner.

    It’s this reaction that generates the crucial momentum that he needs in order to throw.

    His standard variations of both Uchi mata and Harai goshi a...

  • Kosoto Gari Twitch | Uchi Mata & Harai Goshi | Colin Oates

    Episode 2

    Colin Oates says that when it comes to his Uchi mata and Harai goshi, his focus is on getting his partner into a position where it’s easy to throw them.

    He does this by twitching for Kosoto gari.

    With the partner not wanting to be thrown backwards he shifts his weight forwards.

    Ideal for Uchi...

  • Off The Sleeve | Uchi Mata & Harai Goshi | Colin Oates

    Episode 3

    Colin Oates has a variation of Uchi mata that he uses when his left sleeve is being pinned. It works on the same principle as the Korean off the sleeve Tai otoshi, where you lure the opponent into the throw by pretending to break off their sleeve grip.

    Here, the opponent prevents Oates from taki...

  • Competition Variations | Uchi Mata & Harai Goshi | Colin Oates

    Episode 4

    In this clip we look at the competition variations of Colin Oates’s Harai goshi and Uchi mata.

    On his way to a 5th place at the 2011 World Championships, Colin Oates scores Yuko from an Uchi mata – Ashi guruma hybrid technique, against Moldova’s Soroca.

    With a sleeve and back grip Oates uses th...