Pick-up techniques are considered by many to be second-rate judo - a tool of the desperate judoka. However, Olympic champion, Robert van de Walle, clearly shows that they are, in fact, proper judo techniques, with all the finesse and subtleties of other, more mainstream judo techniques. Van de Walle demonstrates morote-gari, sukui-nage, ura-nage and kata-guruma, in a way which only he is eminently suited to do.
Pick-Ups: A Personal View
History of Pick-Ups