Judo/Black Belt


I've been training for my Black Belt in Canada. They will call out 3 moves from the following: 1.Osae Wazi  2.Kansetsu Waza 3. Shime Waza. Is there any DVD's I can look at to help me or online ? Up here they will call it out in Japanese then I will have to demonstrate. I already know the Go-Kyo in Japanese .

There are online resources that can help you, as well as books of course. Judoinfo.com has images of all the techniques for a quick reference. Videos are available for sale, but many are also on youtube, like Mike Swain's video at http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0CC8QtwIwAg&u

Here is the Kodokan video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_egtCExKt4

Here is another good video, but without names: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQve9hq-K00

Good luck with your shodan test.


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Mr. Ohlenkamp can answer any questions about Judo having practiced it since 1968. Author of a best-selling book on Judo and a 7th degree black belt, he compiled a comprehensive web site (JudoInfo.com) to provide the information to everyone.


Mr. Ohlenkamp has been practicing judo continuously since 1968, as a student, athlete, competitor, teacher, coach, referee, leader, and author.

United States Judo Association, United States Judo Federation, Nanka Yudanshakai, United States Ju-Jitsu Federation, Kodokan Judo Institute in Tokyo, Japan, Encino Judo Club.

As a pioneer in promoting martial arts around the world through the internet, Mr. Ohlenkamp created one of the first web pages devoted to Judo. Since 1995 his Judo Information Site at JudoInfo.com has been the most highly acclaimed, most popular, and most comprehensive Judo web site on the internet. He runs several other Judo sites like JudoForum.com, DoJudo.com, and BlackBeltJudo.com. He has authored a best selling book on Judo, contributed to other martial arts books, and had articles published in most major Judo publications. The U.S. edition of his book is Judo Unleashed (2006, McGraw-Hill) but is also available under other titles in the UK, Germany, Russia, and The Netherlands.

Mr. Ohlenkamp is a 7th degree black belt and has been nationally certified as a Judo instructor, coach, and rank examiner. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development with a specialty in recreation from California State University, Northridge.

Awards and Honors
US Judo Coach of the Year-1999, U.S. Team Coach at the 1988 Paralympics in Seoul, Korea, the 1989 World Championships for the Blind in Manchester, England, and the 1990 World Championships and Games for the Disabled in Assen, Netherlands, and member of the International Blind Sports Association Judo Technical Committee from 1988 to 1993. 6th degree black belt in USJJF jujitsu.

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