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BASIC BIOMECHANICS FOR JUDO – SIMPLIFIED

BIOMECHANICS IN JUDO, SIMPLIFIED By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development The traditional terms of kuzushi (balance breaking), tsukuri (fitting) and kake (execution) provide the judoka with some guidance as to the steps of a technique but they fall short of … 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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TRAINING WITH JUDO LEGENDS

If you want to train under Kodokan 8th, 9th and 10th dan instructors then you need to make the pilgrimage to the Kodokan. For the 7-day Kata Camp, the Kodokan rolled out their heavy hitters to include, Toshiro Daigo, 10th … Continue reading

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TEACHING JUDO AND BEING A LEADER

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GUIDELINES FOR HOSTING OR PRESENTING A JUDO CLINIC

NATIONAL COACHING DEVELOPMENT  RECOMMENDATIONS for PRESENTERS & CLINICIANS By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  The following is a general guidance for judo clinic presenters and facilitators, with much of the material also being of equal value to judo instructors and club … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A QUALIFIED COACH?

COACHING: WHAT IS A QUALIFIED COACH?  By  Mark Lonsdale  I had not planned on writing an article this month, but I have been busy reading and responding to the various comments from those with a vested interest in future US coaching … Continue reading

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