How to Throw with Tai-Otoshi
2. As uke steps forward, stick your leg out to block their pathway. Don’t make contact. Your leg should be a short distance in front of uke’s leg.
3. As uke trips over your leg, use your hands to steer the direction. Pull the sleeve outwards and drive upwards under uke’s chin with the lapel grip.
Drop Knee version
A more advanced version of this throw is the drop knee version. Get some tips from world champion, Neil Adams on how to do a drop knee tai-otoshi. Did you notice the unusual hand grip?
If uke manages to avoid your tai-otoshi follow up with an uchi-mata.