Monthly Archives: October 2012
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
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
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
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
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
No judo today – watching Felix Baumgartner make his historic leap….