This first technique in our course is a “shin sweep”, which can be used when you find yourself under the side control of your opponent. The movement is inspired by a taijutsu throw called “Kasasagi” or “the magpie drop”. To access this content, you must purchase To-Shin Do Training Subscription – Master Access, Monthly or […]
Explore some techniques related to the Santo Tonko no Kata from Togakure Ryu, showcasing several of To-Shin Do’s standing “sutemi waza” (sacrifice throws) and how they can relate to some sweep options from the ground, all with a “Santo Tonko” energy.
In our To-Shin Do Nidan to Sandan curriculum one of our techniques is called “U-Gari”. U-Gari is utilized when we have found ourselves thrown and we still need to wind up on top. This variation shows how to use “kasasagi” as an U-Gari alternative. To access this content, you must purchase To-Shin Do Training Subscription […]
This “Butterfly Sweep” can be used when you find yourself underneath a larger opponent and don’t want to utilize a traditional guard. This variation of this technique can be used with rapidly shifting directional changes like the standing version of our Happo Biken kata Kocho Gaeshi (Butterfly Overturn). To access this content, you must purchase […]
Our final technique in this course is an “Uki Waza” (floating technique) that I’m demonstrating as a yielding response to an overwhelming push. To access this content, you must purchase To-Shin Do Training Subscription – Master Access, Monthly or To-Shin Do Training Subscription – Master Access, Yearly.