The Front Uchimata (or Yagura-Nage) is a popular contest technique, mainly used by players outside of Japan. Despite its origins being from Sumo wrestling, this technique is not commonly used by Japanese players.

Olympic and triple World Champion Naohisa Takato is an exception. He likes doing this technique. As a left-hander, he does this technique with his right leg.

Usually, right handers will do this technique with their left leg and left-handers with their right leg.

This tutorial breaks down this technique into stance, grips, leg lift and the throw itself. It's all you need to know about Front Uchimata in under 6 minutes!