Tag Archives: Kodokan

KANO ON INSTRUCTORS & TEACHING

KANO ON INSTRUCTORS & TEACHING  By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  In current times, all too often people see a judo instructor as just a man or woman who teaches judo techniques and supervises a judo club, but a judo … Continue reading

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KANO ON COMPETITION & RANDORI IN JUDO

JIGORO KANO ON COMPETITION & RANDORI By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  Contrary to popular belief, Kodokan Judo was not introduced as a sport in 1882 at Eishoji temple. Eishoji was in fact the first of several sites of the … Continue reading

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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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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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