Judo is one of the easiest sports to make you feel miserable when you are not winning, and the complexity of the sport can lead practitioners to feel like they are getting nowhere or even going backwards.
Well, this debate has raged on for a while now hasn’t it? The two martial arts/fighting styles have existed for many years and both find their roots in traditional jiu-jitsu.
Getting a child started in Judo is something some parents hesitate to do due to their preconceived ideas on martial arts, combat sports or Judo specifically. However, being introduced to Judo at a young age is something for which I am forever grateful.
Understanding momentum has been extremely important in my goal of qualifying for London 2012 Olympic Games. However, it is unrealistic to expect momentum to be infinite, like most things you need to fuel it. Here are a few strategies that I’ve found have worked for me over the years.
Judo players can do arm bars and choke people to sleep. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu guys can throw people.
You might think that yoga and judo are mutually exclusive forms of exercise. However, flexibility is one of my new judo strategies. And yoga is making a difference in more ways than I first thought.
Martial artists find a new way to give back to the community.
Judo and Rugby players have far more in common than just cauliflower ears.