Sumi otoshi

Literally meaning “Side projection”. This technique that is part of the variants of projections of the technical repertoire of Aikido. Read more

Sumi otoshi, consists of achieving a lateral imbalance in Uke (by means of our displacement) normally by using the contact of his attack (his hand) to finish entering downwards with our body (arriving with the knees at the tatami usually) and getting a lateral overturned fall or a fall backwards from Uke.