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NATIONAL COACHING & ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

COACHING DEVELOPMENT & ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT Why They Should Run in Tandem By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development In most sports, national level athlete and coaching development programs evolve over a number of decades with each Head Coach bringing new perspective … Continue reading

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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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SPORTS CONCUSSION IN JUDO

 SPORTS CONCUSSION What Every Judo Coach Should Know By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development   Note: The following article is for information only and should not be construed as medical advice. Gone are the days when an athlete took a hard hit … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS ON COACHING

BEING A BETTER COACH By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  Having a certificate and a plastic ID card that reads “Coach” does not make someone a qualified or even competent competition coach, especially if the only requirement to get that … Continue reading

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LONG TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

LONG TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT & COACHING By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development Built on scientific studies and widely used in the Canadian National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is driven by the logic that sports training … Continue reading

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AGE-APPROPRIATE TRAINING IN JUDO

AGE-APPROPRIATE TRAINING IN SPORTS By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development In a previous article posted in August, we discussed students’ expectations from judo based on their age and experience. This introduced the reader to the importance of age-appropriate teaching and … Continue reading

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SUCCESS IN JUDO

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