Monthly Archives: June 2014

One Layer At A Time (30th June)

You know, as an instructor there’s nothing better than laying out a structured lesson. Taking a concept from the ground up. You start with something basic then add a little bit to get the students to the next layer/depth of … Continue reading

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The Beginners Mind! (22nd June)

By Tor Laurel. As a martial artist who walked into a Judo club some 40 years ago, I’ve often found that it is very difficult to gauge my overall progress, and I’m sure this is something that I have in … Continue reading

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Get in to shape! (13th June)

Thoughts on shapes (By Richard Trafford) This week has definitely been a focus on weapon work for me, the Jo staff playing a big part of course; with some of our students hoping to grade in it soon. Of course … Continue reading

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