Judo Throws from John Wick – 10 Step by Step Tutorials with Sophie Cox
The John Wick films are now up to the three mark (with a fourth on the way). Well known for the high octane, action sequences involving massive fight scenes and gun battles, Judo actually forms the basis of a lot of the choreography in each film. The Judo throws from John Wick include a diverse range from the grappling based discipline. The main star Keanu Reeves had to go through months of arduous training in order to be able to pull off all the technical Martial Arts shown.
The featured coach is UK Judo standout Sophie Cox. A long term member of Team GB, Sophie has competed at the highest level in Judo for years. A multi time Olympian, Judo World Champion, BJJ World Champion and Elite Development coach, she is internationally sought after the world over because of her experience.
Judo Throws from John Wick
Team GB athlete, multiple times Judo World Champion and BJJ World Champion Sophie Cox covers some of her key coaching details regarding each of the 10 Judo throws in the videos below.
Ko Uchi Maki Komi
Kata Guruma (Variation 1)
Kata Guruma (Variation 2)
Drop Kata Guruma
Ippon Seoi Nage (Variation 1)
Ippon Seoi Nage (Variation 2)
Sassae Tsuri Komi Ashi
Tobi Juji Gatame
Judo for BJJ
Sophie Cox has now released a full length instructional volume on the Warrior Marketplace. The Power of Judo – Judo for BJJ is cram packed with her phenomenal coaching details on all the throws and ground work she favours when utilising Judo in BJJ.
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