Monthly Archives: February 2021

Learning Judo and Student Responsibility

By Mark V. Lonsdale One of the fundamental principles of learning is that the teacher or instructor provides 10% of the process while the student must shoulder 90% of the workload. A teacher instructs, guides, and mentors, while the student … Continue reading

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Judo is a Worldwide Community

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR STUDENTS

By Mark V. Lonsdale, Judo Training Development 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, each … Continue reading

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GOOD JUDO MAKES GOOD JUDOKA

By Mark V. Lonsdale Training for Competition and Beyond The first question – what is Good Judo? Good Judo is Ippon Judo where throws are big, clean, and nicely executed. To be scored an Ippon in randori or shiai, a … Continue reading

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