Japanese University Clinic

Japanese UniversityNewaza Class-In this film you will see grappling drills and how they relate to specific techniques. Near the end of the film you will see excellent instruction on various methods of the triangle hold (Sankaku) which includes choking and arm locks.  …

Matsumura’s Newaza Clinic

Matsumura’s Newaza Clinic Shihan  Matsumura,8th Dan, is one of Japan’s living newaza experts at the age of 89. He has developed some unique newaza techniques. This film was taken at the Kodokan before a group of black belts ( Japanese and foreigners). Also, a clinic with the Chinese women Olympic team. Matsumura’s clinic in China  …

Okada & Sharp Clinic

Okada & Sharp Clinic Sensei Toshikazu Okada while the captain of his university judo team studied newaza under Shihan Oda, 9th Dan, who was considered the most knowledgeable newaza teacher in Japan. In addition to mastering all phases of newaza ,Oda had developed a special series of techniques whereby pressure was placed on the opponents head causing the opponent to…

Mysterious Newaza

This is an amazing newaza a fighting scene that I videoed at the Kodokan Kohaku Shiai in 2010. The little guy at the bottom was like an octopus, where from the bottom he locked both of his opponent’ arms and rolled him into a pin. You can see by the referee’s face that he could not tell if the opponent…

Newaza Demonstrations – Ishikawa & Kawakami

The following Youtube videos are from Sensei Hal Sharp’s classic judo film archives. 1.Takahiko Ishikawaa, 9th Dan and All-Japan Champion 1949-1950. 2. Chu Kawakai, 9th Dan, one of Kano’s outstanding pupils and captain of Meiji University’s Judo and Sumo teams.…