Grip fighting is one of the most important aspects of judo. Our Superstar Judo coaching library contains over 150 videos of the world's greatest judoka revealing their gripping techniques, strategies and tricks.
Learn numerous grip breaks, the ways to pin the sleeve and dominate the lapel, getting to the opponent's back, using the head, the benefits of posture and movement, gripping game-plans, and transitions into both Tachi waza and Newaza.
Multiple World medallist Kirill Denisov is a left handed fighter. When up against opponents who are also left handed, Denisov’s prime target is to catch and then neutralise their power hand, before he does anything else.
As his opponents will not give up their sleeve easily, Denisov’s strategy i...