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
Osoto gari can be taught a number of ways and recently I have really found myself to be throwing a stack of people with an osoto gari/osoto otoshi which has been really fun. In this blog post I will highlight a few different variations you can do when doing osoto gari. In Isao Okano
Nearly every week I hop online a watch some of the international judo tournaments that are either on ippon.tv or on YouTube on general. I came across this video of Bang performing a really nice ‘switch’ in competition. I decided to do a breakdown of it simply because it i
There are a number if things a beginner can do at judo that will assist in increasing your skill an overall understanding of judo. Judo is a very difficult art and that is why the more you understand judo the easier it is. Here are a few key concepts that will help improve your judo.