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Overview | Kosoto Gari | Colin Oates

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Kosoto Gari

Ilyasov's Kosoto gari counter | Neil Adams

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  • Overview | Kosoto Gari | Colin Oates

    Colin Oates has two excellent Kosoto garis which he uses against same stance opponents. The first is his sticky foot variation.

    He says that sticky foot Kosoto gari is particularly useful against opponents who adopt an extreme stance.

    It works on the basis of trapping your opponent in their mov...

  • Sticky Foot | Kosoto Gari | Colin Oates

    Colin Oates’s Kosoto gari is a three part trap; it starts by forcing Uke to pull away, then locks their lower leg into position, and finally the sticking to their foot - all of which contribute to the momentum of this throw.

    The initial trap comes from the threat of a standard direction of attac...

  • Bearhug | Kosoto Gari | Colin Oates

    Colin Oates’s bear-hug Kosoto gari is used against left handed opponents that come out in a right stance. In this situation an opponent would normally be looking to win the grip-fight, taking a high left handed grip, before switching to their preferred left stance.

    So the response from Oates is ...