Originally Posted by Lucky Seven
Tai otoshi is my bread and butter throw. Its the only throw I can consistently use to score ippon. The only way I can see it working without a gi is with a left hand over hook and having the right hand behind their neck. If you have an underhook, you are probably going to be too close and end up sitting on uke.
If you have an underhook it is easier to get in a solid harai goshi.