Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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Strength Training For Judo: Part 2 – The Turner

   The Turner’s image is perhaps the “prettiest” of all the judo styles. Their arsenal of high sweeping throws, dramatic turns, and acrobatic body movements will most often elicit applause and cries of appreciation from the crowd. In addition, the throws used by the Turner can often be employed in…

Strength Training For Judo Part 1 – Cardio & Grip

  For years, in the world of American martial arts, there has existed the “red headed step child” of judo. In the 60s and 70s, judo was outranked by karate and kung fu, as those two arts were championed by the charismatic and film-friendly faces of Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee….

Teddy Riner – The Preparation of World Class Judo Champion

        Teddy Riner, champion of the world, unveils the slides of its training with the help of his coach, Benoit Campargue.         “I want teddy to stay an athlete. “         For Benoît Campargue it is essential that teddy relies on a real base…

Best Energy Drink for Judo Players

  Competitive combat sports are epitomized by the need to exert powerful force repeatedly during a contest. No matter what the discipline: judo, wrestling, boxing, Brazilian jiu jitsu or MMA; combat sports athletes have all their physiological body systems challenged whilst competing. Combat sports athletes also have the need to…

How effective is judo in a street fight?

If you have never done Judo before, I would suggest that you go out, find a dojo and try a few classes. Ask the instructor to spar with you. He or she will probably go easy on you, but I suspect that you will find out very quickly that as soon…

JUDO VS JUJITSU, AND AIKIDO

   It’s commonly understood that Judo, Jujitsu, and Aikido are grappling systems that employ joint locks, throws, and take downs. But if you ask most martial artist’s what the difference is between the three arts you will get a simple answer like, “Judo is a sport, Aikido is soft style…

ILIAS ILIADIS Makes Ccomeback in Marrakech 2017

       Greek judo champion Ilias Iliadis ended his legendary career after competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The three-time world champion stayed active on the mat at home and abroad while supporting IJF projects such as the #JudoForTheWorld Mongolia hit video and IJF World Judo Tour events…

How to Trick Your Brain Into Being Motivated

       In Judo, you use your opponent’s energy to your own advantage. If you struggle with motivation, your own dumb brain is your toughest opponent. Rather than rely on your very limited willpower, use Motivational Judo to use your brain’s resistance to your advantage. Kanō Jigorō, Judo’s founder, said: “…resisting a…

Top 10 Basic Judo Throws

         If you plan to become a serious Judoka, good technique is a must – no matter how strong you are. You need to get to know Judo basics properly, starting from the basic throws.          Judo is a combination of power, technique, and strength. You can perform 20 bench…