Neil Adams Stops in New York to Teach and to Celebrate

Neil Adams, world champion, double Olympic medallist and 9th dan, is well know for his work in the field ...

Coach Development in Venezuela

For several days, from 16th to 19th January, Venezuela has been a bustling hub of coach development in ...

Judoka Stories
Anecdotes From Michael Leigh, 9th Dan

Recently we shared an interview with Michael Leigh (GBR), to mark both his 90th birthday and his promotion ...

Michael Leigh: A 9th Dan at 90

Michael (Mick) Leigh is 90 years old today, a party is deserved! Maybe some of the global judo community ...

WJC - DOHA 2023
Defending a Title is Harder Than Earning it

On day 3 in Doha, the number one seeds were presented with challengers from way down the pecking order ...

Athlete Stories

Ukraine’s Daria Bilodid has been world champion 4 times so far.

Judo Values
The Responsibility of Silver Medallists

Let’s get straight to the point! We have all either felt it or seen it, the unbearable emotions that ...

Considering Tokyo
What do the Olympic Games and Olympic Values Mean to You?

“Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, ...

Tel Aviv - Day 3
Technical Analysis: Conditioning is Key

Obtaining accurate accounts and feedback at the end of a 3-day, international judo event, with complicated ...

Top 10 Technical Throwing Tips

I Love that everyone is still training no matter where or where they can! I want to make sure that your ...

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12 Judo YouTubers to follow

The IJF has compiled a definitive list of some of the leading YouTube channels devoted to judo.

Who will win gold at the Brasilia Grand Slam?
#JudoBrasilia Predictions: Flavio Canto v Neil Adams

The IJF World Judo Tour has returned to Brazil for a new event on the circuit as #JudoBrasilia is set ...