Judo – Ashi Garami

Ashi Garami – Judo’s Leg Lock Technique

This page provides details about Judo‘s Ashi Garami (or Leg Lock). This technique is also known as Entangled Leg Lock. This is one of Judo’s Kinshi Waza (forbidden techniques). All of Judo’s Kinshi Waza techniques are dangerous and should only be practiced under the supervision of a trained Judo instructor. Be considerate of your training partner!

For other techniques (i.e. Judo throws), please visit the main Judo Techniques section.

Demonstration of Judo’s Ashi Garami

Instructional Video for Judo’s Ashi Garami