In this video clip from the recently concluded 2013 Paris Grand Slam, you’ll see Olympic and double World Champion Ilias Iliadis of Greece losing to Dimitri Peters of Germany. Iliadis, who recently moved up a weight class, is clearly outpowered … Continue reading
Here is Riki Nakaya doing a reverse seoi. It starts off as a standing technique but he soon drops to the ground and does a roll to score against his opponent.
In this sequence, we see “Reverse Seoi” specialist, Lee Kyu-Won of South Korea, attempting his famous technique twice in a row (one after another). This is sometimes referred to as a “double stab”. In this case, his first attack did … Continue reading
In this posting, we continue to examine the “Reverse Seoi” as done by South Korea’s 2009 World Champion, Lee Kyu-Won. In the first example, he is seen throwing Takashi Ono of Japan with a perfect “Reverse Seoi-Otoshi” which would have … Continue reading
Every now and then, new techniques come into vogue and everybody seems to be using them. One example is the “Laats Takedown”, which was very popular amongst European players (it’s now banned because it involves a leg grab). Another is … Continue reading
On first day of competition at the 2011 Paris World Championship, the first-ever pyramid of judogi was officially inaugurated by Jean-Luc Rougé, President of the French Judo Federation and new Secretary-General of the IJF. The idea behind the judogi pyramid … Continue reading
The AIPS Judo Commission decided to give the 2011 awards to veteran photographer, David Finch, and to famous TV presenter, Thierry Rey (also a former World and Olympic champion). The AIPS (Association International de la Presse Sportive), founded 87 years … Continue reading