Sumi Gaeshi – The Perfect Throw For Guard Pullers

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, most of the takedowns come from either wrestling or Judo. In that sense, those that practice mostly Gi Jiu-Jitsu, find Judo throws to be more appropriate. However, Judo throws are not all the same, as they tend to belong to certain categories themselves. As such, not all these throws fit Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu equally as well. Some, however, are simply tailor made for the Gentle Art. One of them is the Sumi Gaeshi, AKA the sacrifice throw. Let’s see where exactly the Sumi Gaeshi fits in BJJ and how to get the most out of it. Jud throws are an extremely useful tool for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners. Since Judo also places a heavy emphasis on grip placement, its throws are right there for the taking. the only trouble is that Judo throws do take quite some time to master. Even if you decide to focus … Continue reading Sumi Gaeshi – The Perfect Throw For Guard Pullers