Judo For BJJ – The Essentials Of The Uchi Mata Throw

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a direct descendant of the Japanese grappling martial art of Judo. While the BJJ of today is very different from modern Judo, some moves cross the realms of the two arts. Since Judo’s strengths are in the throwing department, it is not surprising that one such move is a perfect fit for BJJ. Even more so when that move is often considered to be the best one Judo has to offer – the Uchi Mata. The Uchi Mata is one of the most recognizable and crowd favorite throws in all of Judo. It is a fast and furious throw that can cause your opponent some true bodily harm. Furthermore, it almost always give you a dominant position afterward. There are some different variations of the throw. Different variations work with different success in different circumstances The variations of the throw, however, allow … Continue reading Judo For BJJ – The Essentials Of The Uchi Mata Throw