Masahiko Kimura, the strongest Judoka ever.
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Masahiko Kimura, the strongest Judoka ever.

In Japan there is a saying among Judoka “No one before Kimura, no one after” When they say this, they are referring to Masahiko Kimura. Many Judoka who randoried with Kimura, would say that he was the strongest Judoka ever. His osoto-gari (large outer reap) was performed so powerfully that many opponents suffered concussions and … Continue reading

Kumi Kata (grip fighting) the more modern way of fighting.
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Kumi Kata (grip fighting) the more modern way of fighting.

UFC 172 took place this past weekend (4.26.14) in Baltimore, Maryland. Headlining the main event of the evening was the Light Heavyweight Title Fight between Jones vs. Teixeira. Spoiler alert, Jon Jones retains the title at the 205lb class improving his record to 20-1. Jones dominated in every fight stat that was recorded, ie: total … Continue reading

Workout Drill-Staggered Push-Ups
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Workout Drill-Staggered Push-Ups

There’s a new push-up craze I have seen in a few publications, either in a magazine, twitter, instagram or inter-web page.  I apologize I cannot remember where I first saw it, but that doesn’t matter. Now, when I say “new”, I mean new to it being photographed and posted everywhere, including this page. I’m  sure this exercise is older than Noah. Coincidentally, … Continue reading

Happy St. Patrick’s 2014 , celebrate with a Guinness..
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Happy St. Patrick’s 2014 , celebrate with a Guinness..

Speaking to my new friend Mark from the motherland, Ireland. Well the motherland for Guinness. Mark explained,”the way you know you got a good pint, is if the bubbles run from top to bottom”. So I ask Mark, ” how does this stack up against the beer back in Ireland?”. Mark answers, “this is the … Continue reading

First Ever Judo Grand Prix in the United States, Miami!
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First Ever Judo Grand Prix in the United States, Miami!

If you don’t already know, the United States is hosting the first ever Grand Prix in Judo! The event will be held in Miami, Florida.  The competition will take place in Legends Ballroom at Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami, Florida, on Saturday and Sunday June 15-16.  Preliminary competition begins at 9:30am and finals … Continue reading

What is your favorite attack?
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What is your favorite attack?

“Judo teaches us to look for the best possible course of action, whatever the individual circumstances, and helps us to understand that worry is a waste of energy.”-Jigoro Kano “I don’t have a preferred style of guard, I think if you limit yourself to one style your adversaries will quickly find a way to dominate … Continue reading