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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…

Interesting Facts about Judo Know your Sport - My Judo Techniques

Interesting Facts about Judo: Know your Sport!

     Judo is the 2nd most practiced sport in the world (2nd only to soccer)      According to Judoinfo, judo is the second most popular sport in the world, after soccer. This datum has been picked up widely in the US judo press. However, according to the International Judo Federation,…

10 Reasons Why Judo is Better for your Kids than Team Sports

  Martial Arts training regardless of whether it is Judo, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, etc are a great activity for kids much more than team sports such as, Baseball, Basketball and Soccer. If you are willing to sign up your kid for some organized sports activity, here are some reasons…