Monthly Archives: July 2013

HAVING A JUDO TRAINING PLAN

Many coaches will recommend that their athletes have a written training program or plan. This allows the athlete to set achievable goals, and then quantify and track progress. A written training program also keeps the athlete honest by “checking the … Continue reading

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SUCCESS AND FAILURE IN JUDO

Take a few minutes to think about this quote from the founder of judo, Jigoro Kano: “The man who is at the peak of his success and the man who has just failed are in exactly the same position. Each … Continue reading

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More Wisdom of Professor Kano

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PRINCIPLE OF JUDO FROM JIGORO KANO

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NOTES ON RANDORI IN JUDO

Notes on Randori in Judo by Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development Wisdom from Kyuzo Mifune, Kodokan 10th dan. “A chance to try your technique is in one instant never to be regained. So try it without hesitation.” This speaks to the … Continue reading

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KYUZO MIFUNE’S RULES FOR THE DOJO

Rules for the Dojo by Kyuzo Mifune, Kodokan 10th dan “To master an actual technique, mental culture should come first. Acquiring a technique requires a careful, modest, non-mean, free and attentive mind. In other words a player should do his utmost and nothing … Continue reading

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LIMITLESS VARIATIONS IN JUDO TECHNIQUES

“The techniques of judo are limitless and the spirit of judo is sublime” – Isao Inokuma-sensei Even though there are only about 100 recognized techniques in judo, many of those techniques have numerous variations and combinations. A good example would be … Continue reading

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