Category Archives: Kote Gaeshi

There are numerous aspects of Kote Gaeshi that can cause it to go wrong for nage. First among these is the finger placement on uke’s wrist. This is something that you see frequently and no matter who tells you differently it’s flat out wrong. We’ll make the assumption that you have progressed through your kote gaeshi technique to the point at which you have taken uke’s hand and have a standard kote gaeshi grip. The question to stop here and ask is, “Do I actually have a kote gaeshi grip?”…

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