Judo is known for throws and take-downs. Through a mechanical lens, check out the aggressor uses incoming energy — whether provided by the victim or whether caused by the aggressor — to initiate the action; look at how the aggressor uses leverage, balance points and force to topple their opponent.
In the video below, look for those subtle difference in said details.
Here’s another video with fewer throws at a slower pace:
Check out this segment from one of my favourite shows, Human Weapon:
I totally nerd-out on the animated parts!