Green Belt Uprooting Nage

We will again discuss a number of common uprooting throws. These five throws are widely practiced in Judo and Jujitsu systems and can be quite effective in the proper circumstances. This article makes use of abbreviations and background information associated with the . If you are unfamiliar with these abbreviations and the octagon concept then Read More …

Blue Belt Uprooting Nage

As previously discussed, uprooting throws generally involve lifting a person or moving such that one or both feet are raised from the ground in some manner. Naturally, the person is then delivered, often forcefully, to the ground. These throws are commonly used in Judo and Jujitsu styles but are also practiced in other martial arts Read More …

Purple Belt Uprooting Throws

Uprooted throwing involves lifting an opponent from the ground, raising them upward, and then returning them to the ground in a somewhat different orientation. This type of throwing can require (depending on the throw and how it is executed) significant strength, precise timing, good setup maneuvering, and bearing some or all of your opponent’s body Read More …

Purple Belt Rooted Throwing

Rooted Throwing is a completely different approach to the throwing process than that utilized with Uprooting Throws. In Tensoku Ryu we prefer rooted throwing because it generally takes less effort, is equally effective, is often faster, requires less strength, can easily be coupled with strikes or checking actions, is less likely to injure yourself or Read More …

Purple Belt Nage

Nage is the art of throwing an opponent. This is often a skill that students find frustrating, obscure, rewarding, invigorating, and cumbersome at the same time. Many throwing skills are easy to learn and master, while others are fraught with difficulty. In Tensoku Ryu you will encounter hundreds of different throws and throwing methods. Each Read More …