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Tawara-gaeshi (dropping twist or rice-bale throw)

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Commonly taught as a counter to a headlock, tawara-gaeshi involves trapping the attacker's head under your armpit and then allowing yourself to fall backwards. As an act of courtesy (and to avoid breaking your training partner's neck), you aid his journey over you by pushing his leg over you, either with a hand or with your leg.

Common mistakes:

  • Not getting a firm enough grip on the attacker's head
  • Dragging the attacker on to you
  • Not sliding your leg between the attacker's
  • Forgetting to help uke!

Full list
Here is a list of most of the techniques you'll need to know for Jitsu and at what level you'll meet them. The list is not completely definitive because modern Judo is creating many more throws, some of which Jitsuka are adapting for their own use.

Ashi | Gaeshi | Gake | Gari | Goshi | Guruma | Maki-komi | Miscellaneous | Nage | Otoshi

Ashi

Gaeshi

Gake

Gari

Goshi

Guruma

Maki-komi

Miscellaneous

Nage

Otoshi