Harai Goshi Gaeshi - Sweeping Hip Reversal

Gokyo No Waza #59
   Judo Fundamentals  
  Kumikata - Migi        Shizentai - Migi  


  Uke starts by attacking your right leg with Harai Goshi. To prevent from being pulled too far off balance when Uke initiates the attack, lower your hips about 6 inches. Your kuzushi, once you have blocked Uke’s throwing attempt, will be to your left (Uke’s Ma Ushiro).  


  As Uke places the attacking leg against the front of your right leg, release your left hand grip and encircle Uke’s waist from behind. At the same time, keep your right leg planted firmly on the mat and raise your left foot from the mat. Your left foot should be turned in so that the bottom of your foot is placed against the back of Uke’s left heel.  


  Pull Uke close and lean back as you lift Uke and sweep his feet out from under him with the action of your left foot. Uke will be turned in the air so that his so that he will land on his back as you complete the throw.  
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