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  1. Lindz is online now

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    Physical Attributes for judo

    This occurred to me while I was in the physio struggling to stand on one foot.

    Apart from strength and flexibility is there anything a judoka could work on in the gym. Like one legged balance or wobble boards or, I dunno turning speed.
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    plyometrics (or whatever that stuff is called where you jump onto those stands and then back down.)

    cardio is also probably a good idea. i think it was coach josh who said that the best cardio for grappling sports is to do more grappling, but since this is stuff at the gym, maybe do some rowing, swimming, or interval sprints or something. good luck with your training!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lindz View Post
    This occurred to me while I was in the physio struggling to stand on one foot.

    Apart from strength and flexibility is there anything a judoka could work on in the gym. Like one legged balance or wobble boards or, I dunno turning speed.
    I'm not sure if there are specific "gym" exercises that will help you. I think anything outside of the dojo that requires speed, timing, balance, dexterity and coordination will ultimately help you in Judo.

    Interestingly enough someone on the Judo Forum asked a similar question. They asked what other activities helped with Judo. I responded by saying that all the years I did skateboarding and snow skiing gave me a significant advantage over the average person that starts Judo. Both sports helped me significantly because the base position is always knees bent shoulder width apart. Then when you factor in the tricks and the required balance and footwork it's easy to see how it helped me.

    Conversely, Judo has helped me maintain my ability to still skateboard at my age (36) and pull off the same tricks I used to do 20 years ago.
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    ^I'm liking the skateboarding advice.

    Tbh, striking actually helped to improve my left handed throwing coordination. Years of boxing before judo mean my left handed ouchi and ko uchi gari are pretty useful. Of course, this is more aplicable if you take the 'T' stance.

    Other that little things like that, try getting hold of a copy of Combat Core. It has all the usual core exercises, with some new variations encouraging balance and coordination for cobat sports.
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    Grip strength. Cut the sleeves off an old gi and thread them on the pullup bar.
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    Watch out you don't have this done with all the knee exercise!

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    Coordination. Coordination. Coordination.

    On top of that speed, flexibility, strength and explosivity. Most of which are interrelated.
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    Really really strong grip!!!!
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    I don't really agree with the suggestions on grip strength. I don't think grip strength is all that important to progress in Judo.
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