Author Archives: Mark V

About Mark V

Dedicated seeker, traveler, teacher, trainer, educator

CHAMPIONSHIP JUDO TRAINING

CHAMPIONSHIP JUDO TRAINING By Mark V. Lonsdale For all the judoka who did not do as well as they expected in their championships this past week. Don’t just chalk it up as a loss and forget about it. Study your … Continue reading

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DISTURBING TRENDS in CLUB LEVEL JUDO and THE SOLUTION

DISTURBING TRENDS in CLUB LEVEL JUDO and THE SOLUTION Even though Judo can be many things to many people – a martial art, self defense, sport, or just recreation – it is still a codified activity steeped in tradition. These … Continue reading

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The Importance of Repetition in Judo

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DEVELOPING A WINNING JUDO TECHNIQUE

DEVELOPING A WINNING JUDO TECHNIQUE By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development Ever wonder how judo champions can run a ten-man slaughter line using only a limited number of techniques, winning six out of ten fights with their signature uchi-mata or tokui-waza? … Continue reading

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DE-CONSTRUCTING THE JUDOKA

DE-CONSTRUCTING THE JUDOKA OR COMPETITOR By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development Most followers of Judo Training Development, whether student, competitor, or coach, will have some understanding of what it takes to build a competitor in Judo, but what does it … Continue reading

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TRAINING TO WIN IN CHAMPIONSHIP JUDO

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More on Repetition in Judo

When learning a new technique, judo practice begins by thinking through the mechanics of a technique and then repeating the movements, by the numbers, multiple times. This then evolves into hundreds of uchi-komi and nage-komi. But true success in judo is … Continue reading

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