Juji garami

Literally meaning “Projection crossing the arms of Uke”. The technique is part of the variants of projections of the technical repertoire of Aikido. Read more

Juji garami, consists of getting to cross the arms of Uke to control and throw, his fall being in Ushiro Ukemi (the most comfortable), or in Mae Ukemi if the movement is more fluid (taking Uke’s contact on the tatami directly with the back already rounded).

This technique is usually executed from the grabs of Katate Ryote Dori (Morote Dori) or Ushiro Ryote Dori.