Short episode with my thoughts on Teddy Riner's impressive return performance, and what needs to be done (if its possible??!!) to beat him! :-)Read More
Chatting to London Olympian Gemma Howell about her experiences in Judo, changing weights and coping with injury. Gem recently took bronze in the Baku Grand Slam and 7th in 2019 Hohhot Grand Prix. Shes also donating her hair and raising money for Little Princess Trust, check out her Just Giving page at www.justgiving.com/gemma-howell6Read More
Short chat with one of the guys, Lance Wicks, behind the fantasy-judo.com platform.
We geek out a little over stats and discuss his background in Judo and with the IJF.
Get in touch and let us know if you enjoy the episode and how you're doing in the fantasy judo league.
Quick review of Dusseldorf ahead of Morocco Grand Prix this weekend.
There was some great Judo, let us know if you enjoy the episode (too lazy to edit in an outro this time!) We’re in all the usual places.
Also, starting to do some more interviews- if there is anyone you think would be good let us know!Read More
Chris and I talk Paris Grand Slam results. We look at -78 and 100+ categories then some of the surprises from the event, including USA Judo, Mollaei and Abe. Finally we look ahead to DusseldorfRead More
Look at Tel Aviv Grand Prix, we are trying something a little bit different, reporting on the event, so let us know what you think, if it works. Also look ahead to Paris, and some of the match ups we'd like to see.
Chris and James discuss their individuals and performance of the year!
The podcast is back! all you happy campers can enjoy James and Chris discussing some of the highlights of the IJF Judo calendar in 2018.
In two parts, part one looks at some of our highlights of the year and standout performances with a bit of speculation for 2019.
Some great articles about the year ahead can be found on Judoinside.com, IJF.org and judocrazy.comRead More
Interview with Double Olympian (and 4 time european medallist) Sophie Cox, and despite the ,mess i made of my own audio i think the sound is pretty good, and Sophie is a fascinating interview, talking about her Olympic experiences, her current projects and a rugby match when she was 11.Read More
Speaking this week to Jake Andrewartha, An Australian heavyweight from such an unlikely background who went on to compete in London Olympics 2012 and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Jake is a great interview, really open and honest about his Judo career, and i think he's our great white buffalo! Jake also talks about his new career in professional wrestling. Theres a few swears in there, so if you dont like that sort of thing maybe stop listening after 35 minutes.Read More
Chris and James review the first competitions of the Olympic qualification period for Tokyo 2020, Hohhot Grand Prix and Madrid Continental Open.
Commonwealth Bronze medallist Connie Ramsay joins us on the show today, and talks Judo, politics and her new love- Boxing!
This weeks show features an interview with 2 time national champion Phil Awiti Alcaraz. Phil talks about coping and adapting to injury, his rivalry with Ben Fletcher in the run up to Rio 2016, and his goals over the next 2 years.Read More
We get together to give a brief rundown of the European results (although by brief we still manage to chat for nearly an hour, despite me not managing to see as much of the Europeans as I’d like. As ever, Chris came armed with knowledge and it was really refreshing to get his take on some of the performances and aftermath of the europeans.
A few results and a preview featuring Chris Milward, a bit lateish, of the european championships, good luck to all involved!
We're back with Episode 24, with multiple world cup medallist Nathan Burns. Nathan talks about family, his time at Camberley Judo and representing Ireland. Enjoy!
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Catch up with Chris following the European team announcement.
This is the link to the article Chris mentions about mindset in wrestling- https://m.facebook.com/WrestlingMindset/posts/938750142926769.
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Simon talks about the Brain Tumour Charity event he is running in memory of Jamie MacDonald who sadly passed away last year after his battle with cancer. He also discusses the petition to get judo and the martial arts back on the GCSE syllabus. Please get involved anyway you can!
Details for the event can be found on the justgiving page-
Further details about the petition to get Judo and other martial arts back on the GCSE syllabus can be found at https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/201415Read More
Mini episode reviewing the highlights of Paris and Dusseldorf Grand Slams.