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[Video of this waza fast and slow, from the side, and ideally, overhead]

Defense against a downward stab

  • 7-3 inside with a same-side rising block to the opponent’s wrist or elbow.
  • Twist inside, sliding your blocking hand down the opponent’s arm, into a wrist grab. Perform a standing arm bar with you opposite-side hand.
  • Perform tai-otoshi.