Kote-gaeshi is one of those techniques that I have been trying to understand properly for many years. We have in fact covered this technique in particular in two previous posts and since then my thoughts on the matter have changed a little:
The following video that I filmed yesterday illustrates the few elements that I feel are needed to make kote-gaeshi work for you. Thanks to Billy who lent his body to be uke in this video (I know it’s painful!).