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Head Sensei/Coach - Susumu Yoshida
Special Note: Judo students learn how to control their feelings, emotions, and impulses. They learn about values of perseverance, respect, loyalty, and discipline. Judo students develop an outstanding work ethic, as well as important social manners and etiquette. They learn to overcome their fears, and to show courage under pressure. (Judokas learn to become durable & tough of mind and body).
With approximately 150 countries that practice our sport and over "20,000,000" Judokas. - Yes, you read it right, over (20 million) people...
UFC GYM JUDOKA--> CricKett Breuninger throwing husband Shane with (morote-seoi-nage) two arm shoulder throw.
CLICK HERE: Is JUDO for kids??? See video
JUDO KNOWLEDGE: What you'll learn at UFC JUDO...
Currently Level 1 Novice or beginner level. All Judo Brown & Black Belts welcome to workout in Randori... with concepts of "Jita kyoei" (Mutual benefit) please join in.
UFC GYM JUDO BELT RANKS
"The man dosen't follow the belt, the belt follows the man"
*Lesson: Judo Etiquette
Judo "Rei ni hajimari, rei ni owaru" (Beginning and ending with a bow of respect), and the proper "Reiho" (Etiquette) is the first lesson that newcomers receive.
Reiho is an expression of respect for the other person. The white color of a beginner's Belt reflects the beginner's pureness of heart in terms of respect for the opponent. The beginner learns this Reiho (Etiquette) in order to engage in friendly competition without arrogance.
In Judo, there is a "Ritsu-rei" (Standing bow) and a "Zarei" (Seated bow), and these are always performed at the beginning and end of Judo "Kata" (Form) practice, contests, and Randori (Free sparring).
These Rules Apply to Any Dojo You May Visit Anywhere in The World
Salutation or Greeting:
How to address Black Belts: Address all Black Belts as "Sensei" or Coach @ the UFC GYM...
When entering a dojo or mat area: Always make sure to greet all senseis or coaches with a bow (Rei). Handshakes are permissible after (Rei).
REI or (BOWING) ETIQUETTE:
WALKING IN FRONT OF SENSEI: Always bow
ENTERING & LEAVING MAT AREA: Always bow
BEFORE & AFTER WORKING OUT WITH JUDOKA: Always bow
ENTERING & EXITING A DOJO: Always bow
Line-Up: Always line-up according to your rank
Judo Workout Rules:
Suit-Up: Once you get to class suit-up immediately so your ready to go, our JUDO workout is only 50 minutes long.
Leaving Mat Area: "Only leave mat when given a water break or in-case of injury".
Judo-Gi & Personal Hygiene: Make sure you and your GI are clean, keep nails trimmed.
Jewelry: No watches, Necklace, Bracelets, Earrings, Rings, Etc...
CLICK HERE: (Crushed Gold Wedding Ring can do DAMAGE) This is why we have safety rules in the dojo!!!
Foot-Wear Dojo Rules: Wear shoes, zories, or slaps before entering and leaving mat area. "NEVER WALK ON MAT WITH SHOES ON" This is how staff & other germs get spread...
The concepts of "Jita kyoei" (Mutual benefit) and "Seiryoko zenyo" (Maximum efficiency) were established by Jigoro Kano, founder of Kodokan Judo. Achieving a state of mutual trust and assistance benefits both the Judo practitioner and society at large. Such a spirit is perfected through Judo, thereby promoting the concept of mutual benefit and prosperity in the larger world.
Following these rules of etiquette has a direct reflection on you and your dojo, "UFC GYM JUDO". This etiquette should become second nature.
*Lesson: 柔道 JUDO Gi & Obi
UFC GYM JUDO Gi ... Now lets learn about our GI & Obi...
ABOUT YOUR GI:
UFC GYM JUDO GI - Be sure to purchase your GI "One Size Larger" than what fits when you try it on, they are made of cotton and will shrink. "Wash Cold & Hang Dry", use plastic hangers only. Also, never use bleach on your GI, bleach is a corrosive and will break down the cotton fiber which can cause tearing.
CLICK HERE: Instructional about Judo Uniform / GI
CLICK HERE: Instructional on Japanese Style - How to fold your judo gi (柔道着の畳み方)
ABOUT TYING YOUR OBI:
Instructional #1 - How to tie your Obi / Belt
Instructional #2 - How to tie your Obi / Belt
Instructional #3 - How to tie your Obi / Belt
*Lesson: Judo "UKEMI"
Next: The key to a good judo experience is learning proper falling or Ukemi. An absolute MUST!!!
Proper way to fall according to the Kodokan Judo Institute founded by Professor Jigoro Kano.
(Ukemi): Method of falling
Side Break fall
Forward break fall
Forward roll break fall
Ko-do-kan, which Professor Kano founded in 1882, means "a place to teach the path."
*Lesson: Next, fitting your body for your JUDO throws...
UCHIKOMI-NAGEKOMI COMBO TRAINING
(Get Your Rhythm) (Get Your Fit) (Get Your Throw)
(Uchi Komi): Practicing form by entering with your technique many times with partner. NOTE: No throwing, just entering and fitting of your body for throw.
(Nage Komi): Practicing throwing with your technique (WAZA) many times with partner. NOTE: Throwing with complete control is essential to mastering your WAZA.
NOTE: Proper repetition in Uchi-Komi & Nage-Komi is the key to perfecting your throws.
10,000 Uchi-komi to (Get Your Rhythm) & (Get Your Fit) and know your WAZA.
10,000 Nage-Komi to (Get Your Throw) just right, and know your WAZA!!!
No shortcuts to success, just hard work, proper form, and commitment.
Once you've done this, the WAZA (technique) is your's, and no one can take it from you!!!
"THIS IS THE WAY"
*Lesson: Judo Throws - Next, learning to throw properly...
THROWING FUNDAMENTALS ______________________________________________
*Lesson: Judo Techniques (Categories of throws)
CLASSIFICATION OF SPORT JUDO CATEGORIES
Nage Waza (Throwing Techniques)
Nage-waza (投げ技) --->
|Tachi-waza (立ち技) ---> |
foot and leg techniques
Sutemi-waza (捨身技) --->
side sacrifice techniques
Katame Waza (Grappling Techniques)
|Katame-waza (固技) --->|
holding or pinning techniques
Joint techniques (locks)
NOTE: In the Katame Waza (Grappling Techniques) you are able to apply (Shime-Waza) & (Kensetsu-Waza) in the upright or standing position. For the most part, you will be applying these techniques in Ne-Waza (Mat Techniques) or ground fighting.
"SAMURAI TRAIN FOR PERFECTION"
*Lesson: Katame-waza (Grappling Techniques)...
*Lesson: Judo Throws - NAGE WAZA "Judo Throwing Techniques"
Scroll down to see the first 12-Throws you'll learn @ UFC GYM JUDO Torrance, CA
Tachi-waza [Standing Techniques]
KOSHI WAZA [Hip Techniques]
(Large hip throw)
(Large outer reap)
(Large Inner Reap)
(Small Inner Reap)
(9) Deashi Harai
(Forward Foot Sweep)
(10) Okuri Ashi Harai
(Following Foot Sweep)
(11) Sasae Tsurikomi Ashi
(Lifting Pulling Ankle Block)
(Inside thigh throw)
A JUDOKA USING JUDO THROWS IN MMA
Akiyama using Osoto-Guruma (Major outer wheel) against Jake Shields...
JUDOKA & UFC Fighter Yoshihiro Akiyama
Akiyama using Harai-Goshi (Hip Sweep) to throw Jake Shields...
*Lesson---> JUDO HISTORY
Kano meeting with the heads of Ju-Jutsu schools (All Former Samurai) to unite under Judo & decide the kata or Samurai combat forms for "KODOKAN JUDO". (Kano center front with hands on cane) At the age of 22 Jigoro Kano opens a dojo, which he called the "KODOKAN" The year 1882... Below is a movie about the beginning of "JUDO", a must see movie for every Judoka to watch, this is our JUDO standard to live by!
Sanshiro Sugata (Judo vs. Ju-jutsu)
It follows the story of Sanshiro, a strong stubborn youth, who travels into the city in order to learn jujutsu . However, upon his arrival he discovers a new form of self-defence, this new martial art is called "JUDO".
Full Movie: CLICK HERE: Sanshiro Sugata "JUDO SAGA" (1943) A story about the beginning of JUDO "1882" Directed by Akira Kurasawa.
This film was divided into four parts... NOTE: They refer to the KODOKAN as SHUDOKAN & KANO as YANO... Movies? (Allow for commercial ads and loading of each video. Parts 1-4)
CLICK HERE: HISTORY OF JIGORO KANO, FOUNDER OF JUDO...
What Defines a Judo throw: There are 67 basic Nage-Waza (Throwing Techniques) and each throw has a multitude of variations.
A Judo throw is a judo throw, and a handle is a handle. In Sport Judo generally a Judo GI is used to throw your opponent but not always. (JUDOs origin is jujutsu/Yawara) The Samurai developed jujutsu for combat in the battlefield and they didn't wear a Judo GI, it didn't matter whether they grabbed an Arm, Head, Ear or Battle Armour etc... these throws were developed to apply the technique with any kind of handle or grip. (Sent by the KODOKAN to introduce Judo to the World) was a man named (Mitsuyo Maeda) aka Conde Coma the man who taught Carlos Gracie Judo which gave birth to Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Maeda would fight anyone with or without a GI, the results were the same, you got thrown and submitted.
Mitsuyo Maeda aka "Count Conde Koma" (1874 - 1941) Expert in "Kosen Judo / Jujutsu" butt scooter or guard jumper, and Kodokan JUDO student of Jigoro Kano.
NOTE: Mitsuyo Maeda had an uninterrupted winning streak of more than a thousand matches! He won every judo/jujitsu, free fight, luta libre (portuguese for free fight) or catch-can contest he ever competed in. He did this all at 5' 6" and a 157 lbs, and took on all-comers, any size and weight!!!
The Japanese art of Jujitsu was outlawed in the late 1800s by Japan's own Emperor in an effort to become more modern. The art was saved by Jigoro Kano, a true martial arts legend, who streamlined the overly complicated and disjointed art into Judo and also created the concept of awarding students black belts. He founded his own school and began teaching. One of Kano's star pupils was a man named Mitsuyo Maeda, who would go on to be pivotal in the founding of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
"KODOKAN KOHAKU SHIAI STYLE CONTEST": (In this case, better known as a SLAUGHTER LINE!!!) Conde Koma will challenge three men per night. If he can't defeat them in three minutes each, the challengers can split "$500" A whole lot of money back in 1911. Of course no one ever collected!
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