This jutsu could be used as a basic distraction, which would take your opponent by surprise. By doing this, you can make your opponent move from spot to spot, putting him in a position that you will benifit from. In this Justus while your opponent is scrambling out of the quicksand like Earth it gives an advantage of where and how far you opponent can go. "Zoning" hour opponent in a certain area. Which would probally be away from the quicksand.