During the last Judo Summer Camp 2014, many changes were made which generated great interest. After having shown you the amazing videos of the event (which let you breathe the authentic, pure air of Judo during our main Judo camps), we wanted to explore in more depth the technical and didactic aspects, as well as Judo’s culture of discipline. We’ll start with the three lessons held by Judo Master Corrado Croceri and we’ll explain what was at the heart of them. Continue Reading “Corrado Croceri: Shisei, Shintai and Tai Sabaki”

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In the 1990s, during one of the many cultural events organised in Milan by the Judo Master Cesare Barioli (1935 – 2012), I had the good fortune to be able to assist in a conference on Education and all that encompasses learning, teaching, pedagogy, and so on. Among the many guests, I remember  Prof. Marcello Bernardi (Paediatric doctor, Pedagogical writer, his most famous book is “Il nuovo bambino” [lit: the new child –ed.]), and other authoritative figures in the world of education. Continue Reading “Alberto Manzi: The Maestro of Italy”

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This year, for organisational reasons, we were unable to hold this traditional event on the second Sunday in January. So we held the Kagami Biraki on 26 January. It seems only yesterday that we held the first Kigami Biraki in 2011 but here we are, celebrating the fourth time we’ve observed this prestigious tradition. Continue Reading “Kagami Biraki 2014, the great happiness of childrens on the Tatami”

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