Posted On:3/24/2007 8:33pm
Style: ukemi & tapping out
Okay, earlier today I competed in my first Judo tournament, and lost both my matches. Now yesterday I still went to class and participated in some semi-hard randori, even had a guy land on my shoulder from a bad throw, and I'm wondering if I should avoid this sort of thing the day before a competion. Now I'm not going to blame my losses completely on being tired, but I do think it contributed.
Posted On:3/24/2007 8:34pm
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Posted On:3/24/2007 8:48pm
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Posted On:3/26/2007 7:53pm
Thats a tough one.
Sometimes I've felt like **** the day of with no sleep and sore from training and I end up doing my best.
Other times I've come in well slept, had no trouble making weight, not sore and ended up doing mediocre.
I think there is something else that factors into it.
After awhile you take a more professional mind-set where, this is what you do and it aint no big deal. Then I think it doesnt matter so much.
Prolly not quite the answer you were looking for.
But I guess I'd try to not be sore or tired until competitions don't bother you.
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