5 mistakes to avoid on competition day

A few weeks ago I spent a a week working at the judogi control at theCommonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. While I was working I saw some athletes do some major ‘no no’s on competition day. Here are 3 mistakes you should do your best to avoid on competition day. Mistake
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Ronda Rousey – Queen of Juji gatame

Ronda said: “My mom was known for her armlocks and she would finish like 90% of her fights that way. She showed me how to do them when I was a little kid, so I’ve pretty much been practising them since I could walk.” Check out the below examples of Ronda’s juji
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6 common trends at the 2014 Judo World championships

It is now day 3 of the world championships and there has been some cracker fights! Throughout the tournament I have seen some trends coming through that need to be addressed if you are looking at competing at local, national or international events. Trend #1: Shidos Shidos are given o
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7 Massive Judo throws of 2014

Here are 7 super huge and really nice Ippons for 2014 so far: #1 – Nice Kosoto Gake: (This is the danger of locking in) #2 – Huge Ura nage (this iw why top gripping can be dangerous in todays modern Judo) #3 – Ippon seoi nage (he pins the sleeve before laucnhing his
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The best online tool to best develop Judo game plan (I urge you to do this)

A few days ago I emailed  my newsletter list asking them to write down one or two sentences about some of the things you want me to cover in the future. One of the biggest things that came back to me (about 60 emails) was the fact that many Judoka need a help devising a game plan for
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Judo for BJJ DVD coming soon…

Just finished filming the first modules of my new DVD Judo for BJJ. Sign up here to get it over 50% off when it is released in a few months time. http://tinyurl.com/Judo4BJJ
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The dangers of cutting weight for Judo competition

With the rise of mixed martial arts you find that many amateur athletes (Including judo players) don’t bother about dieting for competition as they would rather ‘cut weight’ like the fighters in popular MMA TV shows.  If you ever watch top-level cage fighting cards y
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Guest Blog by Ivo Dos Santos: Got somewhere better to be?

Today we have a guest post from my good friend Ivo dos Santos. Ivo is a 6 X national and Oceania Champion. He has competed all over the world including 5 World Championships and the 2012 London Olympic Games. His highest World Ranking is #14 and he is currently ranked in the top 20 in
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