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Ushiro Hijitori Sankyo - omote
Variation #1

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Ushiro Hijitori Sankyo omote,
Variation #1
C. Matrasko (nage)
and Zeke Nono (uke)

The proper execution of this technique is characterized by making sure both arms and wrists are close to the torso at the start. 

After the attacker grabs the victim's right elbow, he proceeds to grab the other from behind for control. The nage moves in the same direction as the second grab (clockwise), leading the attacker further. Note the arms take a circular form and the entire movement in this defense.

The reversal in the movements sets the aggressor up, as she steps back into an ikkyo, sets up for sankyo. The finish is  throwing with the sankyo wrist, placing an enormous amount of pressure and pain into the wrist. 

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Michio Hikitsuchi 10th Dan 1978
(C. Matrasko as uke)
1978 C. Matrasko

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