Judo is Judo. It is not wrestling, sambo, jujitsu, BJJ or MMA; and yet we see all too many instructors teaching odd mixtures of all these sports with little regard for the founding principles and traditions of Judo. Even more … Continue reading
Teaching Judo can be like throwing a rock into a pond. The splash may be short lived, but the ripple effect spreads out into society through our students and peers.
RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE DOJO Checklists to Reduce Liability Exposure By Mark V. Lonsdale Surviving in any business, in a litigious society, is a process of constant risk assessment, risk management, and risk mitigation. Business owners live in constant fear … Continue reading
UNDERSTANDING YOUR YOUNGER STUDENTS By Mark V. Lonsdale In past articles we have discussed the importance of age appropriateness in training, and in understanding the expectations of your students. Just as training children differs from training teens or young adults, … Continue reading