Friday, 17 November 2017

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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…

Top 10 Judo Champions of All Times

Hitoshi Saito: Country: Japan DoB: 2 January 1961 Passed away: 20 January 2015 (54 years)       Hitoshi Saito was a greatness and double Olympic Champion in 1984 and 1988. Saito won the Asian Games in 1986 in Seoul. Later he became a successful but tough coach for his students. WILLEM…

Judo Black Belt Puts BJJ Black Belt to Sleep

        Judo black belt puts BJJ black belt to sleep with choke. Be careful with Judokas on the ground. They use unexpected moves for BJJ players and have great control. Sode Gyruma is called Ezequiel in BJJ after Ezequiel Rodrigues Dutra Paraguassu, a Brazilian judoka. Paraguassu reportedly had difficulty in…

Performance Nutrition for Judokas

  Judo is a discipline that is characterized by the repetition of short exercises of high intensity and which mainly solicits the anaerobic pathway. To be able to counter the opponent, it also requires good vigilance and concentration throughout the full competition. Moreover, the practice of judo requires a regular…

Top 5 Judo Throws Ever Seen in MMA!

      Judo has a bad status when it comes to MMA. It always seems to place second after BJJ when it comes to the martial art that people want to train to increase their ability in self-defense and MMA. However Judo has been a major part of MMA for years…

Celebrities You Did Not Know Had a Black Belt in Judo or BJJ

1- PAUL WALKER        The late Fast and Furious star was quite the martial artist himself.  While alive he wore a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu brown belt, with his black belt being awarded to him at his funeral. What a lot of people also don’t realize is Paul also trained in…

TOP 10 EXERCISES TO BUILD GRIP STRENGTH FOR JUDO & BJJ

     Grip strength is a huge part of Judo. Whether you are trying to pass someone’s guard, obtain back control, or keep them from doing so to you, a deciding factor could very well be your ability to hold onto their GI for dear life, or keep wrist control…

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR GRIPS AND FINGERS TO ENJOY A LONG JUDO CAREER

  If you train Judo, with the GI (kimono) regularly, the chances of you having problems with the joints in your fingers at any given point are almost 100% certain. Although it is wise to give the joint time to heal, some of us, the stubborn ones, rather insist on…