Monthly Archives: December 2012

STRIKE BACK – PART 3

STRIKE BACK Part 3  MENTAL CONDITIONING FOR SELF DEFENSE By Mark V. Lonsdale In this paper the STRIKE BACK series will explore some of the less physical, but equally important, aspects of self defense as it relates to such street … Continue reading

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US JUDO COACHING CERTIFICATION – 2012

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KELLY’S CAPERS “ROAD TO RANDORI”

Kelly’s Capers, developed by Sid Kelly, 8th Dan, is a simple yet effective method of introducing new students to the principles of judo but without all the technical detail involved in tradional judo instruction. The process focuses more on the importance … Continue reading

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IJF EXPLANATION OF 2013 RULE CHANGES

Refereeing & Organization Rules Changes – Explanations 11th December 2012.   The International Judo Federation has made ​​public the amendments to the competition regulation as well as to the refereeing rules for the upcoming Olympic period 2013-2016.   All proposals, … Continue reading

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2013 IJF COMPETITION RULE CHANGES

IJF REFEREEING RULES  2013 – 2016 To experiment from the Paris Grand Slam 2013 up to the Rio World Championships (included) the following items:  Referee and judges. Only one referee on the mat and one referee at a video check … Continue reading

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JUDO TECHNICIAN – PART 2

FROM JUDO COMPETITOR TO JUDO TECHNICIAN (PART 2)   By Mark Lonsdale The October issue of Growing Judo carried an article defining a “judo technician” in intentionally broad strokes. This month we will look at the correlation between the competition judoka, … Continue reading

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U.S. JUDO COACH CERTIFICATION

USJA / USJF WINTER NATIONALS JUDO COACH CERTIFICATION CLINIC The annual USJA Coach Certification clinic, run in conjunction with the USJA/USJF Winter Nationals, was hosted at Goltz Judo and presented by Mark Lonsdale. As with all too many judo clinics, … Continue reading

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