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FOCUS AND DETERMINATION IN JUDO

The wisdom of Kyuzo Mifune, 10th Dan: “The mind, if slackened even a little, will cause defeat, the same as fearing the opponent will make you unable to use full strength.” There are two schools of thought when it comes … Continue reading

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SHIKAI IN JUDO

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SUCCESS AND SACRIFICE IN JUDO

Success & Sacrifice in Judo By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  In sports, as with most things in life, there are no great successes without sacrifice. You can sit on the couch and watch a fight on TV, or you … 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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THE MISTER MIYAGI SCHOOL OF JUDO

THE MISTER MIYAGI SCHOOL OF JUDO & WEEDING THE GARDEN By Mark Lonsdale Nishioka-sensei, whom I respect immensely, likes it when I begin my classes and ruminations with a story, so here goes…. The front lawn at my house has … Continue reading

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COACH AND COMPETITOR CLINIC

NEWS UPDATE FROM JUDO TRAINING DEVELOPMENT & WARRIOR JUDO April has been a busy month for Judo Training Development and Warrior Judo Dojo. On April 6, National Judo Coach, and Head Sensei, Mark Lonsdale, ran a mini IJF competition rules seminar … Continue reading

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BLAST FROM THE PAST

Don’t you love it when you find the box in the attic where your parents saved every newspaper clipping, medal, award, postcard and letter from decades past….

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GROWING JUDO THROUGH GOOD JUDO

GROWING JUDO BY PRACTICING GOOD JUDO By Mark Lonsdale Premise: Nothing grows judo more effectively than teaching and practicing good judo at the club level Back in 2012 I penned a rather well received article making the argument that practicing … Continue reading

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GROWING AS A JUDO TECHNICIAN – PART 4

GROWING AS A JUDO TECHNICIAN & COACH Part 4 By Mark Lonsdale Note: the following discussion addresses the right handed judoka, so lefties will need to make the necessary adjustments.      This article follows on from the previous three articles defining … Continue reading

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