Category Archives: Technique


This is a nice-looking website with Judo video clips and related material.  I particularly like the Nage-no-kata and Gokyo sections.  Check it out. Courtesy of Kris Wilder and his Martial Secrets newsletter.  If you haven’t already, you should sign … Continue reading

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Where’s Your Elbow?

I’m going to talk about punching.  I’ll go out on a limb and stipulate that everyone who trains wants to punch harder. Most people focus on muscle.  Nothing wrong with muscle, especially when you want to look good at the … Continue reading

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Gripping the Ground

A lot of people say you must grip the ground with your toes.  I don’t agree. Now, if a highly classified government weapons facility has surgically implanted tiger claws in your toes, then by all means skip this post and … Continue reading

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