- Deashibarai is a going-down throw. It happens when uke is trying to put his foot down on the ground - not when uke is trying to pick his foot up.
- Do not try to kick uke's foot to the moon.
- Try to get the feel of grabbing a sock with your toes - that is, grasping as if your foot were a hand.
- Grasp uke's foot below and behind the ankle near where his heel touches the ground.
- Grasp uke's foot with the bottom of your foot - not the side
- Point your sweeping foot and turn your sweeping hip outward
- Pull with your hamstrings (bend the knee) instead of sweeping from the hip with a straight leg.
- Pull uke's foot directly toward your own standing foot
- Pull directly along the plane of the mat as if scraping gum off the bottom of your toes.
- You can use deashibarai as a connector to create a combo out of almost any two techniques.
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