Koji Uchida Judo Clinic May 21, 2016

koji-uchida-05212016-5Koji Uchida was the guest instructor for Saturday judo practice at White Dragon Judo Club on May 21, 2016. Uchida is a Sandan, third degree black belt in Judo. He started judo at a very young age and became a prominent judo player during his high school and college days in Japan. Koji now resides in Seattle, Washington. The practice consisted of a strong emphasis on the fundamentals. Uchida stress the fundamental concepts of kuzushi, off balance. Sensei Uchida also demonstrated a counter to tai otoshi, ko soto gari. The session was followed up with nagekomi and randori. It was a technically enlightening experience.

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