Judo turnovers for beginners are a must but too often judoka come unstuck on the ground at the first hurdle.
Your partner blocks by going on all fours (or read how to turn uke over from other common judo groundwork defences), they curl up in a tight ball.
And you don’t know what to do.
How to get your partner onto their back to hold them down from this defence?
We have a great turnover for this problem…
A good one for beginners to learn and here’s how to do it:
Teach this ne-waza drill to help your judoka get past defences and into a hold down. At the end of this post there is a free Certificate for you to download and give to your judoka once they’ve learnt this skill.
How to score an ippon? How to commit to your attack 100%? Nik Fairbrother believes it starts with a change of attitude during training.
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:
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.
Coaches can find Ippon Seoi-Nage as one of our featured techniques in the teaching resources Top Ten Throws and Advanced Combination Judo.