Monthly Archives: August 2013

RETHINKING YOUR WAZA FOR MASTERS AND VETERANS

RETHINKING YOUR WAZA (TECHNIQUES) FOR MASTERS JUDO Part 3  By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development      As you will have noted from my previous articles in this series, I firmly believe that the Masters community is a significant, largely untapped … Continue reading

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KYUZO MIFUNE ON JUDO

From Mark Lonsdale’s Judo Training Development Powerpoints From Mark Lonsdale’s Judo Training Development Powerpoints From Mark Lonsdale’s Judo Training Development Powerpoints    

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WHAT IS JUDO?

From the International Judo Federation: What is Judo? Judo is a tremendous and dynamic combat sport that demands both physical prowess and great mental discipline. From a standing position, it involves techniques that allow you to lift and throw your … Continue reading

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JINKI and EFFORT IN JUDO TRAINING

Jinki is a Japanese term you hear a lot at the Kodokan. After bowing in, training sessions often begin with a short reminder of “Jinki” and the importance of giving the training your maximum effort. The instructors will explain how … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS ON JUDO COACHING

RANDOM THOUGHTS ON JUDO COACHING by Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development Does having a large judo club make you a coach? Not necessarily, but it indicates that you may be a good judo instructor and dojo manager. Does having students … Continue reading

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GIVING BACK TO JUDO

“Ask not what Judo can do for You – Ask what you can do for Judo.”

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS FROM JUDO

GREAT EXPECTATIONS JUDO TRAINING & STUDENT EXPECTATIONS By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  I received an email this week from an individual declaring, “I want a black belt in judo.” That was the total email. My less than patient response … Continue reading

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DEVELOPING MASTERS and VETERANS JUDO

USA JUDO MASTERS DEVELOPMENT From the desk of Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development For those of you who have expressed interest in Masters or Veterans Judo in the US, and frustration at the apparent lack of progress, the following is … Continue reading

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CHASING EXCELLENCE IN JUDO

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LET YOUR JUDO WAZA DO YOUR TALKING

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