Tag Archives: USJF

GREAT EXPECTATIONS FROM JUDO

GREAT EXPECTATIONS JUDO TRAINING & STUDENT EXPECTATIONS By Mark Lonsdale, Judo Training Development  I received an email this week from an individual declaring, “I want a black belt in judo.” That was the total email. My less than patient response … 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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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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HISTORIC SAWTELLE JUDO DOJO

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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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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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DEMONSTRATION QUALITY JUDO SKILLS

JUDO TECHNICIAN (Part 3) “DEMONSTRATION QUALITY SKILLS” By Mark Lonsdale  This article follows on from the previous two articles defining the term “judo technician,” which can be found by scrolling down, or in Growing Judo’s October and November 2012 issues.   … Continue reading

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