It's time to start preparing the players for grading. On Wed we practiced Tai-Otoshi, a classic judo technique that is well-known though not that often seen in competition.
|Getting players to adopt the right leg positioning is often the most difficult part. Many players tend to insert their hips too deeply.|
|We believe in using crash pads. If you want the players to throw repeatedly, you need crash pads or it will be too painful for them.|
|To get them to learn to pull hard, we have them doing 3-person uchikomi. Much more relevant doing this than pure weight training.|