Kosoto gake relies on blocking your opponent's leg, as opposed to the sweeping action of Kosoto gari.
German Olympic Champion Ole Bischof shows how Osoto gari can set up Kosoto gake to devastating effect. A fully committed bearhug variation comes from Gordon, whilst Burton demonstrates how Kosoto gake can be the perfect counter-attack to drop Seoi nage.
Kosoto gake - Overview | Ole Bischof
Olympic Champion Ole Bischof shows his Kosoto gake. This video is part 1 of 2.
Kosoto gake - Legs and execution | Ole Bischof
Olympic Champion Ole Bischof shows his Kosoto gake. This video is part 2 of 2.
Bearhug Kosoto gake | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon's bearhug Kosoto gake is his do or die technique. Don't miss this role of the dice Kosoto!
Bearhug Kosoto gake - cross grip variation | Winston Gordon
This bearhug Kosoto gake comes from a cross grip. Winston Gordon uses this against same stance opponents.
Kosoto gake counter - drop Seoi nage | Euan Burton
Burton shows his Kosoto gake counter to drop Seoi nage
Gjakova's Kosoto gake | Neil Adams
Neil Adams analyses how Gjakova (KOS) scores ippon with a variation of Kosoto gake (Left versus Right) - action reaction - demonstrated in the 2018 World Judo Championships - and in our Dojo by Neil Adams and our Uke, Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz!
The Gokyo - Kosoto gake
The Gokyo version of Kosoto gake, demonstrated by Neil Adams.