Former European Champion and Olympic Bronze medalist Ugo Legrand reveals his judo on Superstar Judo.
Primary Stance: Left
Ugo Legrand's spinning variation of his Uchi mata to Ouchi gari technique.
A technique requiring full commitment! This spinning Uchi mata really is all or nothing!
Ugo Legrand's competition examples of his Uchi mata to Ouchi gari.
Ugo demonstrates how to perfectly set up your opponent for a spinning Uchi mata.
Study the steps, cross-over and foot placement that are crucial in the build up to Ugo's spinning Uchi mata
Legrand details how he aims to break his opponents balance allowing him to launch the attack.
Learn the finer details of how to sacrifice your own balance in order to create the dynamic movement needed to score an impressive ippon.
Take a look at the final steps you need to take to complete this fantastic throw.
A number of examples of Ugo employing his spinning Uchi mata to great effect.
Ugo Legrand shows us his Kosoto technique versus opposite and same stance opponents - including 4 variations.
Ugo Legrand's Kumi kata and twitch for his Kosoto. How he uses his grips, movement and feint to setup for his Kosoto.
Ugo Legrand's lower and upper body movement required to execute his Kosoto.
Ugo Legrand's Shime waza which comes from his Kosoto.
Legrand's High collar variation of his Kosoto.
Ugo Legrand's High arm Kosoto gake variation.
Ugo Legrand's Kosoto - Ura nage variation. Legrand uses this to best effect when his opponent is defensive and not coming forward.
Ugo Legrand's final movements and execution for his Kosoto - Ura nage variation.
Legrand performing Kosoto variations in competition.
Ugo Legrand's Kosoto gake versus same stance opponents (Left v Left).
Legrand's Upper body and leg hook for his Kosoto gake.
Ugo Legrand's execution of his Kosoto gake v Left - including competition examples.
Ugo Legrand shows us his Osoto gari that won him his Olympic Bronze medal. He demonstrates 3 different variations that he uses against right handed opponents.
A great Ashi waza combination version of Ugo Legrand's Osoto gari.
A cross grip variant - off the grip version of Ugo Legrand's Osoto gari.