Mr. Ohlenkamp can answer any questions about Judo having practiced it since 1968. Author of a best-selling book on Judo and a 6th degree black belt, he has 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 Inc., 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 also runs several other Judo sites like JudoForum.com, DoJudo.com, and BlackBeltJudo.com. He has also authored a book on Judo, contributed to other martial arts books, and had articles published in most of the major Judo publications in the US. The U.S. edition of the book is called Judo Unleashed (2006, McGraw-Hill) but is also available under other titles in the UK, Germany, Russia, and The Netherlands.
Mr. Ohlenkamp is a 6th 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.
6th degree black belt in Judo and Jujitsu, 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.
Judo is a beautiful competitive sport and a practical self-defense system. It is truly the way of gentleness and flexibility.
|Luca||05/15/13||10||10||10||Thanks i will find right teacher for .....|
|niel||01/31/13||10||10||10||He was very knowledgeable insightful, and very .....|
|paul||01/03/13||10||10||10||thanks for your help i appreciate it .....|
|Will||12/04/10||10||10||10||Thanks very much for the great info .....|
uchimata is a great throw for BJJ. Your back exposure is less than most big throws, it is fast, and it works against someone with spread legs who is bent forward. It does take some practice though. Combined
I don't think uchimata is such a difficult technique. It is usually taught after harai goshi and before hane goshi as it is placed in the gokyo. Some people have more difficulty achieving success with
Sorry, but there is a lot more to consider than your size in deciding whether judo or BJJ is better for you. Your size is not a significant factor in either since competition is done in weight classes
Although laws in different states may vary, there are generally no legal restrictions on who may teach judo. On the other hand, legitimate judo organizations in the US do have standards for judo teachers
In normal judo practice the demonstration forms of sacrifice techniques all end as you describe with the two heads together. The only way for this not to happen is for tori (the thrower) to lose control
Answers by Expert: