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5 Must-Read Sporting Success Books Recommended by Neil Adams, Nik Fairbrother, Kate Howey and other Olympic Champions.

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Success Books picked by champions

Five recommendations for success books from five judo champions to help you choose your next read – one that will give you the winning edge.

Are you reading more? You are not alone, if you are. Reading has surged in the UK, with most people reading at least double what they normally do, since lockdown began. No surprise really. Reading is one of the way to get through lockdown and come out the other side in better shape – mentally at least.

But how to pick the right book? Books can entertain, teach, even improve your life, but choosing the right one isn’t always so easy. A good tip is to follow recommendations from like-minded people.


Book Recommendations from Experts does just that providing book recommendations from sporting experts, world class coaches and olympic champions.

When you visit the website, you can elect your area of interest, by choosing categories ranging from leadership, skill acquisition and coaching, to fitness, mindset and success books.

There are of course plenty of recommendations on judo books, ranging from judo books for kids to rare collector’s items, and a section on Japanese authors.

Or take your pick from the panel’s chosen 10 best sporting biographies of all time.

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Judo Lessons: make them fun and memorable

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Grow your Dojo and motivate your judoka

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Grow your dojo and motivate your judoka, so you can increase and retain membership.

Looking for ways to keep judoka engaged and making your judo lessons fun and memorable?

In this post, I ( Nik Fairbrother) talk to 11 judo coaches to get ideas on how they’ve used Koka Kids products to grow, engage and motivate their membership.

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Rio 2016 Judo Olympics magazine

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Update: Tokyo 2020 Judo Olympic and Paralympic activities for kids are now available. Check it out!

Find out what’s in the 2016 Rio Olympics Koka Kids Judo Magazine?

The Koka Kids Junior Judo magazine was created by Nik Fairbrother who designed and edited the magazine until 2017 when the magazine was bought by Fighting Films, who now deal with all subscriptions.

Judo Books

To get technique tutorials take a look at our judo books available as paperback and also as judo ebooks that you can read on smartphones or tablets or computers.

We are interested in getting kids to read more by using visuals to encourage reading and also help judoka remember their judo throws, the Japanese names and terminology.

Reading is one of life’s joys, and books can inspire and empower you in life.

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Moderately Satisfied Don Werner Biography

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Moderately Satisfied Don Werner

Moderately Satisfied Don Werner Our Sensei is a book written by Nik Fairbrother and Karen Roberts. It is the biography of the legendary Pinewood judo coach told by two pupils.

Published in 2015, the book sold out quickly and there are no longer copies available to be bought.

However, more information on Don Werner can be found at these posts written by Nik Fairbrother:

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How to throw with Ippon Seoi Nage

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How to throw with Ippon Seoi Nage? Let’s take a look at this great judo throw, a staple in the training routine of most judoka and a technique that teaches key judo skills including rotation and alignment.

Ippon Seoi Page is a Top Ten Throws

Coaches can find Ippon Seoi-Nage as one of our featured techniques in the teaching resources Top Ten Throws and Advanced Combination Judo.

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