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Set Up | Kouchi Gari | Ugo Legrand

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  • Set Up | Kouchi Gari | Ugo Legrand

    Legrand starts his Kouchi by bunching up Uke’s sleeve with his right hand. With his left, he comes inside Uke’s lapel grip and then takes his arm up and over their back. In doing this he closes the distance to Uke

    Legrand takes a deep grip, reaching for their lower back with his left arm. Grabb...

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    With the set up complete, the next stage of Legrand’s Kouchi all comes from the skip across. This skip allows him the time to wait and catch the leg at the perfect moment.

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    You’ve seen how Legrand demonstrates his Kouchi gari, now let’s analyse how he executed it in competition.

    Fighting Romania’s Danculea at the 2010 Tokyo Worlds, Legrand is fighting to keep the sleeve grip. As Danculea tries to break it Legrand sends the left arm over the top and attacks with the...