Sasae tsurikomi ashi
When it comes to Sasae tsurikomi ashi there are not many better coaches in the world than France's former European Champion Darcel Yandzi, who reveals everything you need to know about the technique across nine videos.
Harrison shows the threat of O goshi can set up Sasae, whilst Suzuki and Gordon use Sasae as a tool to set up other Ashi waza.
Neil Adams analyses some very interesting competition variations, coaching the finer points in the studio.
Sasae tsurikomi ashi | Darcel Yandzi
One of the world's leading Judo coaches - Darcel Yandzi of France - reveals his Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Sasae tsurikomi ashi - Grips | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals the grips for his Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Set up with the feet | Darcel Yandzi
Take a look at how Darcel Yandzi uses his feet to move and set up his Sasae.
Hips and head | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals the hip and head movement for his Sasae tsurikomi ashi
Foot placement & solo practice | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi details the foot placement for his Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Execution | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi reveals the execution for his Sasae tsurikomi ashi. Including a couple of great competition examples at the end!
Against strong right hand | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals how he changes his Sasae tsurikomi ashi against strong right handed opponents.
Combinations from the reaction | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals how his movement for Sasae tsurikomi ashi combines with other techniques.
Movement depending on reaction | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi reveals further combinations that work when he gets no reaction for Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Sasae Tsurikomi Ashi | O Goshi | Kayla Harrison
Kayla Harrison reveals the Sasae tsurikomi ashi that comes from the threat of her O goshi.
Sasae, Kouchi, De Ashi combination | Suzuki
The Sasae into the Kouchi requires a quick bit of footwork as you are attacking with the same leg twice. He does a sort of ‘hop step’, first placing his right foot down then immediately switching back to his left.
He does it all from the left collar and sleeve grip that he uses for both Kouchi...
Sasae - De ashi barai combination | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon shows his De ashi barai from Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Sasae Tsuri Komi Ashi | The Gokyo
The Gokyo version of Sasae tsuri komi ashi, demonstrated by Neil Adams.
Tatsukawa's Sasae tsurikomi ashi | Neil Adams
Former World Champion Neil Adams analyses a beautiful Sasae tsurikomi ashi, from Japan's Tatsukawa in the 2016 Tokyo Grand Slam
Rakov's Sasae tsurikomi ashi | Neil Adams
Neil Adams analyses World Champion Maxim Rakov's (KAZ) amazing Sasae tsurikomi ashi
Papinashvili’s Sasae tsuri komi ashi | Neil Adams
Former World Champion Neil Adams analyses Georgia's Amiran Papinashvili's Gold medal winning technique from the 2017 Zagreb Grand Prix.
Mudranov’s Sasae tsurikomi ashi | Neil Adams
The Olympic champion Beslan Mudranov (RUS) takes advantage of the forward movement of Issam Bassou (MAR) to progress in the -60kg repechage of the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam 2018.
Overview | Front Leg Sasae | Dimitri Dragin
When Dimitri Dragin finds himself in an uncomfortable right v right situation, he has ways to change it.
Dragin doesn’t look to escape, but instead he chooses to use it to his advantage, it was a scenario he trained for.
With both fighters being in a right handed stance all their weight is on ...
Foot Variation | Front Leg Sasae | Dimitri Dragin
Starting in a Right v Right position, Dragin applies pressure down through his sleeve grip, just like with all of his Kumi Kata.
This is done by pulling the arm down and into your body, followed by bringing your bodyweight down onto the sleeve.
Keeping distance between himself and his partner,...
Thigh Variation | Front Leg Sasae | Dimitri Dragin
Dragin starts by bringing pressure down on Uke’s sleeve.
He pulls it down and into his body, and then brings his chest over it.
Like with a traditional Sasae, you must step around onto your left leg, next to Uke’s foot.
It’s important for Dragin to keep distance from uke when he steps around....
Against A Cross Gripped Opponent | Front Leg Sasae | Dimitri Dragin
Most Judoka will look for any way to escape when their opponent has an extreme cross grip, Dimitri Dragin is not one of them.
Instead he looks to attack with his thigh variation of the Front Leg Sasae.
With Uke having an extreme cross grip, Dragin starts by creating some distance.
Doing so rem...
Competition Variations | Front Leg Sasae | Dimitri Dragin
Due to how often Dimitri Dragin drilled the Front Leg variation of his Sasae, it became second nature to him. Now let’s see how he put it to work on the IJF World Judo Tour.
Dragin used his foot variation to great effect in the 3rd round of the 2009 Paris Grand Slam against Britain’s Miller.