Triple Olympian and Commonwealth Games Champion Winston Gordon teaches you the Judo that kept him preforming at the highest level for over 15 years.
Gordon was well known for his hard grip fighting, Ashi waza combinations and his well drilled Ne waza.
Primary stance: Right
Sleeve catch variations | Winston Gordon
An introduction to Winston Gordon's different variations of catching a right hand opponent's sleeve.
Catching the sleeve | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon shows how to catch the opponent's sleeve. This is for a same sided gripping situation.
Catch and push across the body | Winston Gordon
Once Gordon has caught the sleeve one tactic he employs is to push his opponent's sleeve across their body. This is for a same sided gripping situation.
Sleeve catch into cross grip | Winston Gordon
Gordon shows that a good way of opening up your opponent is by catching the sleeve and taking a cross grip. This is for a same sided gripping situation.
Sleeve catch and lapel grip | Winston Gordon
If he can, Gordon will take a right handed lapel grip once he's caught his opponent's sleeve.
Sleeve catch and over grip | Winston Gordon
Gordon shows how to catch and pin an opponent's power hand before taking an over the top grip. This is for a same sided gripping situation.
Lapel grip break | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon shows his lapel grip break against a right handed opponent.
Freeing the sleeve | Winston Gordon
In a right versus right situation here is a very effective double grip break from triple Olympian Winston Gordon.
Dealing with the Russian arm | Winston Gordon
Gordon shows how he deals with an opponent who attacks throwing their right arm over his right shoulder (Russian arm).
Kumi kata randori v same stance | Winston Gordon
An example of gripping randori against a same stance opponent.
Lapel grip break | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon shows his standard grip break against left handed opponents.
Lapel grip break using cross grip | Winston Gordon
Gordon shows a very effective cross gripping method to break an opponent's left handed lapel grip.
Elbow pull down to grip | Winston Gordon
Against left handed opponents Gordon shows how he likes to get his arm over their back to launch attacks.
Breaking off high left grips | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon shows a great way to prevent your head from being dominated vs left handed opponents.
Kumi Kata randori v opposite | Winston Gordon
An example of gripping randori against a left handed opponent.
Osoto gari - Overview | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon demonstrates his Osoto gari versus right handed opponents.
Osoto gari - Arms | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon's arm and upper body movement for Osoto gari.
Osoto gari - Legs | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon's Leg movement for his Osoto gari.
Osoto gari - Execution | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon shows how to finish his Osoto gari - including how he used it in competition.
Osoto gari v opposite stance | Winston Gordon
Gordon shows how to use Ashi waza to set up his Osoto gari against opposite stance opponents.
Kosoto gari - Osoto gari combination | Winston Gordon
Against right handed opponents who adopt an extreme stance Winston Gordon sets up his Osoto gari with Kosoto gari.
Osoto - Nidan kosoto gari combination | Winston Gordon
Gordon shows one of his most deadly and effective Ashi waza combinations versus left handed opponents.
Bearhug Kosoto gake | Winston Gordon
Winston Gordon's bearhug Kosoto gake is his do or die technique. Don't miss this role of the dice Kosoto!
Bearhug Kosoto gake - cross grip variation | Winston Gordon
This bearhug Kosoto gake comes from a cross grip. Winston Gordon uses this against same stance opponents.