Today I uploaded to youtube a really nice morote seoi nage you can do when you are fighting a stronger opponent who likes to pull you in close and push your head down. Both of these videos are taken from my friends Lightweight Judo DVD download available at www.lightweightjudo.com. &
Flexibility is super super super important in a sport like Judo. Being flexible will help you not only escape a ton of throws and ground work moves, but also help you avoid injury. few years ago I was at a Nic Gregoriades seminar and for the first 30 minutes he went over the importanc
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
Last week I received this email from someone on my newsletter “Hi Matt, I am almost 2.0 meters tall (or 6’7) and weigh roughly 90kgs. What are the techniques I should focus on to utilise my height and is there anything I should look out for in Randori? Thanks in advance.
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