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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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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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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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TEACHING JUDO AND BEING A LEADER

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GUIDELINES FOR HOSTING OR PRESENTING A JUDO CLINIC

NATIONAL COACHING DEVELOPMENT  RECOMMENDATIONS for PRESENTERS & CLINICIANS By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  The following is a general guidance for judo clinic presenters and facilitators, with much of the material also being of equal value to judo instructors and club … Continue reading

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THE MISTER MIYAGI SCHOOL OF JUDO

THE MISTER MIYAGI SCHOOL OF JUDO & WEEDING THE GARDEN By Mark Lonsdale Nishioka-sensei, whom I respect immensely, likes it when I begin my classes and ruminations with a story, so here goes…. The front lawn at my house has … Continue reading

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COACH AND COMPETITOR CLINIC

NEWS UPDATE FROM JUDO TRAINING DEVELOPMENT & WARRIOR JUDO April has been a busy month for Judo Training Development and Warrior Judo Dojo. On April 6, National Judo Coach, and Head Sensei, Mark Lonsdale, ran a mini IJF competition rules seminar … Continue reading

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