Traditional Kata guruma is now banned due to the touching of the leg.
But in this collection we reveal how Kata guruma has been modified and can still prove very successful. Both legal and illegal variations of this technique are included here.
The best place to start is with Mongolian World Champion Khashbaatar, who shows you how his Kata guruma has evolved to adapt to the rule changes.
Tsagaanbaatar Khashbaatar show us his version of Kata guruma - developed and altered to fit within the rules. Here he shows us how to execute the spectacular technique without gripping the legs.
The Kumi kata and head positioning elements for Khashbaatar's Kata guruma - essential for controlling the opponent to setup his throw.
Olympian and former World Champion Khashbaatar demonstrates how to create the space and the positioning of the legs so that he can execute his Kata guruma.
How Khashbaatar has used variations of his spectacular Kata guruma on the World stage during the IJF World Tour.
The Kata guruma Mark Huizinga employed in his early competition days, where he wrapped his leg around his opponents. Illegal in competition since 2010
A more standard version of Kata guruma, where Mark Huizinga performs the technique from two knees. Illegal in competition since 2010
A variation on Kata guruma invented by Mark Huizinga, where he grabs the outside of his opponent's far leg. Illegal in competition since 2010
Olympic Champion Mark Huizinga, a specialist in Kata guruma, shows how the technique can be adapted to the new IJF rules
Modern day competition examples to the new IJF rules of Kata guruma. Narrated by Dutch Olympic Champion Mark Huizinga
Neil Adams analyses the Kata guruma used by Japan's Naoshi Takato in the final of the 2015 Paris GS against France's Limare.
In the quarter finals of the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam 2018 Mollaei (IRI) catches both sleeves and takes Kabachirov (RUS) over for a reverse Kata guruma.
The Gokyo version of Kata guruma, demonstrated by Neil Adams.