A student does not need to have a fake if his technique is fast enough.
A combination is “a giyup and a punch”.
Our defensive system is the ability to parry away from and to block with our arms and hands.
Judo is a Japanese martial art.
The foot is our first and most important weapon of the human body.
Always look in the face of your opponent.
The basic difference between sparring and fighting is that in fighting there is an intention to hurt plus there is anger.
You should always look at the point where you are blocking.
Free style sparring and tournament sparring are classified as the same.
The knee or leg block should only be used in a self-defense situation.
According to our textbook there are 10 different types of sparring.
One Step Sparring does not help a student to be better at Free style sparring.
Continued practice in free style sparring is the key to preventing an injury to yourself and to your opponent.
In order to strike high, you should fake low.
While sparring a fellow student, you notice that he/she is kicking and striking without much control and could actually hurt you, your response would be to ask him/her, “Would you please use a little more control?”