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TERMINAL RANK IN THE JUDO PROMOTION PROCESS

TERMINAL RANK & PROMOTION By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development One thing that seems to have been lost over time is the concept of “terminal rank.” While I have read about it in articles going back to 1970, I have … Continue reading

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HOW TO KNOW YOU ARE DUE FOR PROMOTION

HOW TO KNOW YOU ARE DUE FOR PROMOTION? By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development The question on many minds: How do you know when you are due for promotion? Or more importantly, how do you know when you are deserving … Continue reading

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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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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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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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MENTAL TOUGHNESS IN JUDO

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PERIODIZED TRAINING FOR JUDO

PERIODIZATION IN JUDO TRAINING By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development     It is not uncommon to hear the term “periodization” thrown around in judo coaching clinics but, based on personal observation, few coaches or athletes really understand how periodized training … Continue reading

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