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Weight Loss for Veterans

6 Surprising Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight What’s interfering with your diet — from medications to muscle mass — and how to unstick the scale by Ginny Graves, AARP, December 18, 2020 You’ve been cutting calories, eating smaller portions and walking … Continue reading

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Practice versus Training in Judo

By Mark V. Lonsdale, Judo Training Development For most Judoka, their journey in Judo begins by attending regularly scheduled practice at a local Judo club. They are not going into Judo to train for the Olympics or even the Nationals, … Continue reading

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The State of American Judo

Well worth watching. Former Judo Olympian and former Olympic Judo Coach Steve Cohen chats about his perspective of American Judo

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Treat Your Training Partners with Respect

Mark V. Lonsdale, Head Coach Respect is a foundational tenant of Judo and is particularly important in the dojo. One of the worst forms of disrespect in the dojo is when a senior grade or stronger player uses excessive force … Continue reading

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Fear & Hesitation in Judo

By Mark V. Lonsdale

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Never Forget 9-11

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The Way of Judo

In Judo we respect perseverance, patience, and tenacity. A failure is just an opportunity to learn and a stepping stone to success 

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Growing Through Judo

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Dojo Rules

Never arrive late – show respect – give 100% – and never leave early

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Without Effort there is No Gain

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