Ugo Legrand has two variations of Koshi Guruma. The First is his direct attack. This variation all stems from a passive situation, one in which his opponent has taken a dominant grip. From here Legrand attacks, catching Uke by surprise, turning what could’ve been a dangerous situation into a positive scoring opportunity.
The second variation starts in a similar position, again Uke has a dominant right grip. However rather than attacking directly from here, Legrand likes to take control of the situation first. Taking a dominant grip himself, breaking Uke’s posture and getting a reaction, before attacking with the Koshi Guruma.
The entry and execution for these variations are very similar, the difference all comes from the preparation before the attack. Throughout the next few clips, Legrand will break down the grips he uses, the set up and execution for each variation, as well as the reasons why he does them. Teaching you how you can still attack and score from a seemingly bad situation.