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

   

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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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