My friend from lightweightjudo.com competed in the Australian National Championships and he was a part of these 2 phenomenol Nage no kata demomstrations. Check out how good his techniques are, especially his Ura nage.
This past week was the Judo world championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. I loved it when IJF tournaments are in Asia (and streamed) because it means I get to watch them at normal times of the day opposed to having to stay awake until 2am to watch the competitions like I usually do when
It’s now two days into the world championships and man o man have there been some upsets. 3 X world Champion Ebinuma got countered by Sobirov, Zantarya lost to Pollack in the prelims and Miranda was beating Nakamura in the semis only to get thrown in the last 1 second of the match. I
Fighting a stiff armed Judoka is one of the most annoying things at Judo training. In competition a stiff armed /defensive Judoka is quickly penalized in which case they must attack OR they keep getting penalties until they are disqualified. Unfortunately in Randori there is no refere
I just read on the BJJEE website that multiple time world BJJ champion Keenan Cornelius is struggling to keep his fingers free from injury. He says that at the ripe old age of 22 he has already lost 20% of movement in his hands. And if you check out the picture on the left you can see
A few years ago I saw Mark Huizinga pull off a crazy rolling armbar into a hold down and I was impressed. So much so that I started calling the move a huizinga roll. I then saw Sambo champion Igor Kurrinnoy do it a few times in competition and I was told it was called a Kurrinnoy roll
A few weeks ago I got really sick and tired of having sore joints all the time. I have been unable to do much weight training outside of kettlebell swings for over 18 months now because my elbows have been giving me a lot of grief. Also my groin injury has been playing up which in tur