TECHNIQUE

Uzbek judokas were always tough competition to anyone, they always had good level of success on international circuit, great examples of that are Rishod Sobirov, Abdullo Tangriev, Armen Bagdasarov, Dilshod Choriev, but in recent years they really stepped up their game and now they are among elite Judo countries. Their Judo style is strongly influenced by their folk wrestling style Kurash. Uzbeks are deadly in close distance Judo exchanges on top of that they have some brilliant footwork, unique throwing modifications and lightning fast transitions to ground techniques. Watch this video and take a small glimpse at Uzbekistan’s best Judo athletes and their skills.