Judo – Kami Shiho Gatame

Kami Shiho Gatame – Judo’s Top Four Corner Hold Technique

This page provides details for the Judo technique “Kami Shiho Gatame” (or Top Four Corner Hold). This is a Judo pinning technique (or Osae Waza technique). The videos at the bottom of the page contain various escapes from a Kami Shiho Gatame.

For more Judo throws and grappling techniques, please visit the main Judo Techniques page.

Instructional Video for Judo’s Kami Shiho Gatame

Instructional Video for Judo’s Kami Shiho Gatame

Kami Shiho Gatame is in the middle of the video (second of the three pins)

YouTube Instructional Video for Judo’s Kami Shiho Gatame

Transition from Kami Shiho Gatame to Juji Gatame

Instructional Video of Different Escapes from Judo’s Kami Shiho Gatame

Instructional Video of an Escape (Tempo Gaeshi) from Judo’s Kami Shiho Gatame

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