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TRAINING GOALS IN JUDO (Part 2)

TRAINING GOALS in JUDO By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  It is not just the elite athlete who can benefit from setting goals in training but also the recreational player. Setting and then meeting goals allows the athlete to not … 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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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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BLAST FROM THE PAST

Don’t you love it when you find the box in the attic where your parents saved every newspaper clipping, medal, award, postcard and letter from decades past….

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GROWING JUDO THROUGH GOOD JUDO

GROWING JUDO BY PRACTICING GOOD JUDO By Mark Lonsdale Premise: Nothing grows judo more effectively than teaching and practicing good judo at the club level Back in 2012 I penned a rather well received article making the argument that practicing … Continue reading

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GROWING AS A JUDO TECHNICIAN – PART 4

GROWING AS A JUDO TECHNICIAN & COACH Part 4 By Mark Lonsdale Note: the following discussion addresses the right handed judoka, so lefties will need to make the necessary adjustments.      This article follows on from the previous three articles defining … Continue reading

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WINNING JUDO TECHNIQUE

DEVELOPING A WINNING JUDO TECHNIQUE By Mark Lonsdale Ever wonder how champions such as Takamasa Anai or Tokuzo Takahashi, from LA Tenri Dojo, could run a ten-man slaughter line using only one or two techniques? I wondered the same thing when … Continue reading

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