Osoto Gari is one of the first throws you learn in judo and it is also the most used throw in the international Judo scene. More judo players score with Osoto than any other throw according to the International Judo Federation. In this video, she demonstrates her patented off the sleeve Osoto Gari that has won her many international titles.
A couple of key points for this throw:
- Take a controlling grip on the sleeve
- Pressure your opponent to get them to slide back
- As they slide back make sure to use their momentum to amplify your power as you enter the throw
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