Osaekomi Waza

For participant safety and to ensure proper technique is developed, Judo should only be practiced under the supervision of a qualified instructor.

Osaekomi waza (pinning techniques) are used to control your opponents to keep them from being able to attack you, while still allowing you to escape if you need to.

Kesa gatame - Scarf hold

Kata gatame - Shoulder hold

Tate shiho gatame - Front four corner hold

Yoko shiho gatame - Side four corner hold

Kuzure kami shiho gatame - Modified upper four corner hold

Kami shiho gatame - Upper four corner hold

Ushiro kesa gatame - Reverse scarf hold

Kuzure kesa gatame - Modified scarf hold

Ura gatame - Back hold

Uki gatame - Floating Hold