Numerous Olympic Champions reveal one of their most effective weapons, exclusively on Superstar Judo.
Learn classical Kouchi gari from Keiji Suzuki and Mark Huizinga, off the sleeve variations from Kayla Harrison, combinations from Lucie Decosse, Kouchi Makikomi from Ki-young Jeon and Toshihiko Koga, and Kouchi gake from Ole Bischof.
Kouchi gari | Overview | Lucie Décosse
Learn Décosse's approach to this classic Ashiwaza.
Execution | Kouchi gari | Lucie Décosse
Décosse shows us how she dealt with opponents who wrapped their right arm around her back and tried to pull her in close.
Competitive variations | Kouchi gari | Lucie Décosse
A few great examples of how Lucie made her Kouchi work in competition.
Kouchi into Ouchi combination | Overview | Lucie Décosse
This combination was developed as a result of opponents expecting Décosse's Ouchi gari.
Execution & competitive variations | Kouchi into Ouchi combination | Décosse
For success, this technique requires distance between Lucie and her opponent and to crush their posture on entry.
Ouchi into Kouchi combination | Overview | Lucie Décosse
Lucie uses this combination against right handed opponents who throw their arm for a high grip.
Sleeve and Lapel | Ouchi into Kouchi combination | Lucie Décosse
As opponents reached over the top with the right hand, Lucie would force her left hand into their shoulder, pulling on the sleeve and stabbing at their lead leg.
Double sided | Ouchi into Kouchi combination | Lucie Décosse
In this variation, Décosse catches the opponents right arm before they grip moving it across they're body and closing the space to attack.
Competitive variations | Ouchi into Kouchi combination | Lucie Décosse
Some great examples of this fantastic combination in action.