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
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
As soon as I have assembled all my notes, I will post a detailed description of Summer Training at the Kodokan
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
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
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….