Monthly Archives: September 2013

TRAINING GOALS IN JUDO (Part 2)

TRAINING GOALS in JUDO By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  It is not just the elite athlete who can benefit from setting goals in training but also the recreational player. Setting and then meeting goals allows the athlete to not … Continue reading

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COMPETITION GOALS IN JUDO

COMPETITION GOALS & MAKING THEM A REALITY (Part 1)  By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  “Dreams and goals are positive forces, but both need to be tempered with a healthy dose of reality”      So you want to go to the Olympic … Continue reading

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ARE WE UNDER VALUING JUDO?

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF GOOD JUDO INSTRUCTION? & DR. KANO ON SALARIES FOR JUDO INSTRUCTORS By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  This may come as a shock to those who decry the commercialization of judo and resist charging higher fees … Continue reading

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KANO ON INSTRUCTORS & TEACHING

KANO ON INSTRUCTORS & TEACHING  By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  In current times, all too often people see a judo instructor as just a man or woman who teaches judo techniques and supervises a judo club, but a judo … Continue reading

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KANO ON COMPETITION & RANDORI IN JUDO

JIGORO KANO ON COMPETITION & RANDORI By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  Contrary to popular belief, Kodokan Judo was not introduced as a sport in 1882 at Eishoji temple. Eishoji was in fact the first of several sites of the … Continue reading

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STANDARDS & CERTIFICATIONS IN JUDO

STANDARDS & CERTIFICATIONS IN JUDO Why Are They Important? By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development All organizations, including sporting bodies, are defined by their standards, but more importantly, by their willingness to adhere to high standards. It is not sufficient … Continue reading

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NATIONAL TEAM BUILDING FOR JUDO

THE IMPORTANCE OF TEAM BUILDING IN JUDO By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  How do you take individual competitors from a dozen geographically diverse clubs, who may have only seen each other at a national championship, and turn them into … Continue reading

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