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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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SUCCESS 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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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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SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY 101

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY & JUDO  A Primer by Mark Lonsdale  Sports psychology helps athletes control their minds and bodies to produce optimum sporting performance. It is also a critical part of coaching, communications and team building. Sports psychology is all about … Continue reading

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