Three Judo Hip Throws

June 24th, 2012

[...]Since this throw is low to the ground and you have uke wrapped up so tightly from the beginning, this throw lends itself very well to MMA. There are so many positions you can be in afterward.[...]

Stuffing an Ippon Seoi Nage Attempt

May 20th, 2012

Ippon Seoi Nage is the one arm shoulder throw, which when performed well, looks spectacular and will give tori the ippon, meaning the full point to win a match.[. . .]

Counters to Juji Gatame

May 18th, 2012

[...]Ude Hishigi Juji Gatame[...]is Cross Arm Lock, a very strong arm lock which can be applied from the ground lying prone, kneeling, or standing.
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Breaking the Hold in Juji Gatame

May 16th, 2012

[...]When Dave asked if there were anything we wanted to cover after all the grappling, I suggested breaking the grip of your opponent in order to effect the juji.[...]

Ude Garami – Entangled Arm Lock

January 13th, 2011

Ude Garami – Entangled Arm Lock is called several other names depending on which martial art you are familiar with[...]

Why We Still Practice Judo

January 8th, 2011

Those of you who have read our biographies, real and fake, found elsewhere on this website, will know that Dave, Chris, Mike and I have been at judo for years. [ . . . ]

The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 TUF12 – Finale – Ep. 12

December 6th, 2010

The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 TUF12 – Finale – Episode 12 aired last night. The show had a little something for everyone – grappling, striking, take downs and questionable decisions by the judges. [ . . . ]

The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 TUF12 – Ep. 11

December 4th, 2010

The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 TUF12 Episode 11 contained the two semi-final matches, the first being between Kyle Watson and Jonathan Brookins, and the second between Michael Johnson and the sole Koscheck team member, Nam Phan. [ . . . ]

The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 TUF12 – Ep. 10

November 23rd, 2010

The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 TUF12 Episode 10 completed the quarter finals.

The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 TUF12 – Ep. 9

November 16th, 2010

Episode 9 of The Ultimate Fighter Season 12 TUF12 contained the first two fights of the quarterfinals. After the fights, each coach had a win. The first pair to fight were Jonathan Brookins against Sako Chivitchian. GSP’s training of Brookins for the fight resembled a shortened version of swimming tapering: after long slogs of training, the [...]