Nage No Kata

Kata Guruma

This page contains short video clips that show the throws of the Nage-No-Kata. Simply click on the picture of a throw to start the corresponding movie. All clips are in Quicktime format and depending on the current load on the server and your internet connection it can take some time to download a larger clip. You need a player capable of showing Quicktime movies. If you cannot run the movies I recommend that you install the free Quicktime plug-in for your browser, which can be downloaded here.




The Nage-No-Kata is often perceived as a rather abstract form of training with little practical relevance. This is a misconception. The video clips in the table below demonstrate the application of some Nage-No-Kata throws in a self-defense context (click on a picture to start the movie).

Seoi-Nage
Harai-Goshi
Sasae-Tsuri-Komi-Ashi
Sumi-Gaeshi
Tomoe-Nage
Yoko-Guruma



The Nage-No-Kata is divided into five groups with three throwing techniques each. Each technique must be performed left and right. The following table lists the different groups and their assigned techniques. Each picture is linked to short video clip that shows the related technique (just click on the picture).

Te-Waza

Uki-Otoshi
Seoi-Nage
Kata-Guruma

Koshi-Waza

Uki-Goshi
Harai-Goshi
Tsurikomi-Goshi

Ashi-Waza

Okuri-Ashi-Barai
Sasae-Tsuri-Komi-Ashi
Uchi-Mata

Ma-Sutemi-Waza

Tomoe-Nage
Ura-Nage
Sumi-Gaeshi

Yoko-Sutemi-Waza

Yoko-Gake
Yoko-Guruma
Uki-Waza