De-Ashi-Barai

Step 1

Pull on the sleeve to make Uke take a step forwards. As Uke steps sweep Uke’s foot.

Step 2

Use the sole of your foot to sweep Uke’s leg sideways.

Step 3

Lift with both your collar and sleeve as you sweep.

Step 4

Hold on to the sleeve as Uke falls to help reduce impact.

De-Ashi-Barai into Mune-Gatame

Step 1

After you throw with De-Ashi-Barai follow up with the hold Mune-Gatame.

Step 2

Keep hold of Uke’s sleeve as they land and stop them from rolling onto their front.

Step 3

Quickly slip into Mune-Gatame. Make sure your chest in in contact with Uke’s chest.

Mune-Gatame

Step 1

Place your chest over your partner’s. Clamp them to you by gripping under their neck and arm.

Step 2

Keep your body over Uke and use your legs for stability.

Escape from Mune-gatame

Step 1

Here is how to escape from Mune-Gatame using the bridge and roll action.

Step 2

Grab hold of Uke tightly, bridge and move towards your partner to push them off you.

Step 3

Now roll over the top of Uke and apply Mune-Gatame yourself.