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Ippon or Uchi-mata

Recently at my dojo in Kendal I was fortunate to have  Vitaly Makarov ( Russian star -73kg player) deliver a excellent seminar. Demonstrating his great uchi mata (inner thigh throw) he was questioned on his driving his opponent side ways instead of the conventional rotation. He said simply ippon (a full point score) it works [...]

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coming soon “Beginning Judo”

    Iain Abernethy  says Mike Liptot’s first Judo DVD will be released early in 2008! Mike has been my Judo coach for the last 12 months and he suggested that I do an “Alfred Hitchcock” on the DVD (#). By which I took him to mean a short dumpy bald bloke should appear in the background [...]

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