arrow-right cart chevron-down chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up close menu minus play plus search share user email pinterest facebook instagram snapchat tumblr twitter vimeo youtube subscribe dogecoin dwolla forbrugsforeningen litecoin amazon_payments american_express bitcoin cirrus discover fancy interac jcb master paypal stripe visa diners_club dankort maestro trash


Yoko Tomoe Nage

The video by MMA legend and jiu jitsu black belt Leigh Remedios, introduces and explores the Yoko Tomoe Nage throw. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner or someone eager to expand your technical repertoire, it provides valuable insights and inspiration.
Yoko Tomoe Nage

by JJB Admin

A year ago

Leigh Remedios is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, Traditional Ju Jitsu and Tae Kwon Do. He is a prolific competitor and has competed internationally in martial arts, including the UFC and Polaris. He has won several prestigious competitions, including the NAGA United Kingdom Grappling Championship belt and European IBJJF no-gi gold medals. Leigh runs a Jiu Jitsu and MMA Academy in Wiltshire, UK.

Leigh's throwing system for Jiu Jitsu is based on a simple gripping strategy and rolling takedowns that resemble guard sweeps. The intention is that Jiu Jitsu players will be able to utilise familiar skills to get a collar grip and turn someone over from underneath.

Tomoe Nage is a useful throw for jiujitsu as it mimics the guard pull with a foot on the hip. This means that Tori can pull guard as usual but with the added bonus of a potential throw for two points. In this Yoko Tomoe Nage variation, Uke has not given the gripping requirements for Yoko Wakare or Sumi Gaeshi and has instead forced a neutral grip with their hips back. Tori, therefore, takes higher grips on the collar and sleeve to assist in breaking Uke's posture. This is the kuzushi for the throw.

This video was filmed at the 2022 JJB Network Seaside Summer Special.



Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

Shopping Cart