Judo for Parents
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Judo for Parents

Information and advice for parents of children in Judo classes and clubs.

About the Book

This is a work in progress book about Judo aimed at parents of children in Judo clubs. It provides information, advice and more to help ensure your child has a great time in a great club doing the great sport of Judo.

About the Author

Lance Wicks
Lance Wicks

Lance Wicks is a European Judo Union (EJU) Level 5 coach, an EJU and International Judo Federation (IJF) IT team member.

Lance is also the head coach of the Southampton Solent Univeristy Judo Club, England.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter One: Why Judo?
  • Benefits of Judo exercise on children’s health.
  • Chapter Two: Parents role in Judo.
  • The Parents role in “Long Term Player Development” in Judo
  • Child Protection for Parents of children in Judo.
  • Judo in Schools, the benefits.
  • Judo for Parents by Lance Wicks.
  • How to help your child learn Judo.
  • Japanese Judo words to help your child learn.
  • Should my child practice Judo at home? YES!
  • What is all this bowing about?
  • All about Judo competitions
  • Judo and Bullies.
  • How Judo clubs work
  • A typical Judo session
  • Judo training for kids
  • Judo competitions for kids
  • Judo Vs. Karate/TKD/KungFu for children.
  • What training should my child be doing?
  • Basic Judo groundwork principles for Mum & Dad in Lego.
  • Is my child the next Olympic Champion?
  • Basic principles for Judo throws.
  • Judo words for children.
  • Best Judo books and DVDs for Children.
  • Chapter x: Grades
  • Judo Grades and Belts
  • Judo Belts and Grades.
  • How fast should my child go through the Judo Belts?
  • British Judo Association (BJA) 5th Mon to 6th Mon Junior Syllabus requirements and help.
  • British Judo Association (BJA) 6TH MON — 7TH MON Grading requirements for belt.
  • British Judo Association (BJA) 7th Mon to 8th Mon Junior Syllabus requirements and help.
  • How and when to buy your child a Judo suit (Judogi).
  • Balance development issues in children doing Judo.
  • Make Judo part of your Vacation.
  • Is my child ready for their next belt?
  • Judo, Dieting, Weight loss, Weight management and Children in Judo.
  • Tieing your childs Judo belt.
  • Is my child a talented Judo player and if so what should I do?
  • What qualifications should a Judo coach have?
  • An Introduction to Judo Etiquette
  • Judo is not just about Judo.
  • Choosing to focus on one sport, a parents guide to specialism in sport.

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