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RETHINKING YOUR WAZA FOR MASTERS AND VETERANS

RETHINKING YOUR WAZA (TECHNIQUES) FOR MASTERS JUDO Part 3  By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development      As you will have noted from my previous articles in this series, I firmly believe that the Masters community is a significant, largely untapped … Continue reading

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KYUZO MIFUNE ON JUDO

From Mark Lonsdale’s Judo Training Development Powerpoints From Mark Lonsdale’s Judo Training Development Powerpoints From Mark Lonsdale’s Judo Training Development Powerpoints    

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JINKI and EFFORT IN JUDO TRAINING

Jinki is a Japanese term you hear a lot at the Kodokan. After bowing in, training sessions often begin with a short reminder of “Jinki” and the importance of giving the training your maximum effort. The instructors will explain how … Continue reading

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GIVING BACK TO JUDO

“Ask not what Judo can do for You – Ask what you can do for Judo.”

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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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