Tai otoshi is one of judo's most popular throws, and yet one of the most difficult to successfully use in competitive judo.
Understand everything you need to know about this technique on Superstar Judo, with the basics coming from GB's Euan Burton, left and right handed versions coming from Lucie Decosse and Davaadorj, and three very effective variations from Udo Quellmalz.
Tai Otoshi | Basics With Burton
Euan Burton takes you through the basics of tai otoshi
Overview | Tai otoshi | Décosse
Décosse teaches us her Tai otoshi, a surprise attack she used to great success.
Execution | Tai otoshi | Décosse
Décosse teaches us how to execute her Tai otoshi, a surprise attack she used to great success.
Competition Variations | Tai otoshi | Décosse
We look at how Lucie Décosse used her Tai otoshi in the top competitions around the world.
Overview | Tai Otoshi | Davaadorj
Double Asian Games Champion Davaadorj introduces his Tai otoshi
Grips | Davaadorj
Double Asian Games Champion Davaadorj reveals the grips and hand movement for his Tai otoshi
Lower Body | Davaadorj
Double Asian Games Champion Davaadorj reveals the leg and foot movement for his Tai otoshi
Competition variations | Davaadorj
A chance to see Double Asian Games Champion Davaadorj using his Tai otoshi at the world's biggest competitions
Drop knee Tai otoshi | Korean Judo
From a standard sleeve and lapel grip Jeon demonstrates a drop knee Tai otoshi
Tai otoshi from hand grip | Korean Judo
This very clever drop knee Tai otoshi is a great way to trick your opponent, as one hand grips your opponent's fingers
Mark Huizinga - Tai otoshi
After a feigned attack with Uchimata, Huizinga gets the reaction from his opponent to be able to step across and throw with Tai otoshi
Udo Quellmalz - Tai otoshi - left v right
Quellmalz demonstrates Tai otoshi against a right handed opponent
Udo Quellmalz - Tai otoshi - left v left
Quellmalz demonstrates Tai otoshi against a left handed opponent
Udo Quellmalz - Tai otoshi - Feint
Quellmalz demonstrates his Osoto gari feint used before Tai otoshi
The Gokyo - Tai otoshi
The Gokyo version of Tai otoshi, demonstrated by Neil Adams.
Neil Adams - Tai otoshi
In this clip Neil Adams demonstrates Tai otoshi
Neil Adams - Tai otoshi - Opposite stance
In this clip Neil Adams demonstrates Tai otoshi from an opposing stance
Neil Adams - Tai otoshi - Yama arashi grip
In this clip Neil Adams demonstrates Tai otoshi with Yama arashi grip
Neil Adams - Tai otoshi - Double stab
In this clip Neil adams demonstrates another way you can do Tai otoshi from an opposite stance using a double stab
Hashimoto's edge of the mat Tai Otoshi | Neil Adams
Former World Champion Neil Adams analyses how Japan's world number 1 Soichi Hashimoto uses the edge of the mat area to set up his Tai otoshi
Abe's single-sided Tai otoshi | Neil Adams
Former World Champion Neil Adams analyses a breathtaking single-sided sleeve and lapel Tai otoshi from the new Japanese sensation Hifumi Abe in the -66kg final of the Tokyo Grand Slam.
Rekhviashvili’s spinning Tai otoshi | Neil Adams
Zebeda Rekhviashvili (GEO) uses a super fast grip switch to provide an opportunity to spin over Antonio Esposito (ITA) for a superb Ippon to win him the -81kg Bronze medal in the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam 2018.
Korean Judo's Tai otoshi | Neil Adams
Former World Champion Neil Adams has a look at Korean Judo with Ki-young Jeon, and focuses on their variation of Tai otoshi from a hand grip.
Frey's Tai otoshi | Neil Adams
Johannes Frey (GER) uses speed to his advantage to catch out his opponent in his new weight category of +100KG. 2018 Dusseldorf Grand Prix 2018.