60 Seconds with US Judoka Nick Kossor

Hi Nick, where and when did you start Judo? I started judo at the age of 5 after catching an exhilarating episode of the teenage mutant ninja turtles…who WOULDN’T be into martial arts after watching that show as a kid?! My parents enrolled me in the “Brandywine Judo School” under the instruction of sensei Rich…

Improve your hip mobility by Eric Wong

Why do we need hip mobility? People are exceedingly mobile these days. We can jet halfway across the world at a moment’s notice, check email on our phones, hop in the car and be in another state in five hours, conduct business from anywhere, transfer schools, and shave while reading the paper on the morning…

French style Ouchi gari instructionals

Ouchi gari (major inner reaping throw) is a great technique either as a direct attack or as a combination into or out of techniques such as Osoto gari, Harai goshi and Uchimata. Judo greats such as Yamashita and Karen Briggs used Ouchi gari throughout their entire Judo career. This week on for Love Judo Magazine…