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GREAT EXPECTATIONS FROM JUDO

GREAT EXPECTATIONS JUDO TRAINING & STUDENT EXPECTATIONS By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  I received an email this week from an individual declaring, “I want a black belt in judo.” That was the total email. My less than patient response … Continue reading

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JUDO ETIQUETTE and REISHIKI

JUDO ETIQUETTE & REISHIKI Good Manners Never Go Out of Fashion By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development Last year I had two scruffy looking individuals walk into my dojo while I was teaching, 20 minutes after the start of class, … Continue reading

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MASTERS and VETERANS JUDO (Part 1)

MASTERS JUDO – USE IT OR LOSE IT  Expectations & Limitations  (Part 1 of 2) By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development      Senior judoka in their forties, fifties, sixties, and even seventies are an important and respected part of the … Continue reading

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SETTING TRAINING GOALS FOR JUDO

SETTING TRAINING GOALS FOR JUDO By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development Goal setting is a critical component of most endeavors in life, including athletic development. Goals are essential to the athlete in that they drive the training necessary to get … Continue reading

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WHAT IS JUDO COACHING?

WHAT IS JUDO COACHING? By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  Let’s begin with a discussion on what coaching is not. Even the best coaching is not a substitute for dedication, fitness, technical proficiency, hard training, and competition experience. As with … 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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TRAINING AT THE KODOKAN

As soon as I have assembled all my notes, I will post a detailed description of Summer Training at the Kodokan

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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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