Monthly Archives: October 2012

WORLD MASTERS PARTICIPANTS LIST RELEASED

The list of all pre-registered participants has been released. More than 880 competitors will be waiting on the tatami (and in the bar) in Miami….see: http://www.worldmastersmiami.com/participants.php Advertisements

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US JUDO COACH TRAINING WITH REAL SUBSTANCE

USJA NATIONAL JUDO COACH CERTIFICATION PROGRAM 3-DAY FORMAT (2012) Day 1 of the National Coach Certification program, hosted by Goltz Judo and presented by Mark Lonsdale, was a resounding success. This was also the roll-out for the proposed program and … Continue reading

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CHUNKING for JUDO INSTRUCTORS

CHUNKING for JUDO INSTRUCTORS By Mark Lonsdale  No, this is not the popular mid-west sport of launching pumpkins from an air-powered canon, but the art of delivering information in manageable blocks of instruction, or chunks.   A commonly observed weakness … Continue reading

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WORLD GRAND MASTERS – NOV 2012

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WHY CHILDREN BENEFIT FROM JUDO

How & Why Children Benefit from Judo By Mark Lonsdale “Winning a championship is a temporary accomplishment – being a better person is for life”  More important than just building a better athlete, sports should build a better person. Judo in … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A QUALIFIED COACH?

COACHING: WHAT IS A QUALIFIED COACH?  By  Mark Lonsdale  I had not planned on writing an article this month, but I have been busy reading and responding to the various comments from those with a vested interest in future US coaching … Continue reading

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HIGH ALTITUDE FREEFALL & PARACHUTE JUMP

No judo today – watching Felix Baumgartner make his historic leap….

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