Darcel Yandzi, former European Champion and World medallist, is widely regarded as one of the world's leading technical coaches.
He currently works with the French national team and is one of three coaches for Teddy Riner, the record holding eight times World Champion and double Olympic Champion.
What makes Yandzi so special and unique is his amazing rhythm and movement, combined with a relaxed, yet explosive nature.
His judo is a mixture of feints, quick step movements and combinations. Yandzi's big techniques all work off of each other, with him able to effortlessly blend one throw into another.
The judo of Yandzi will open your mind to the different movements and possibilities there are for each and every individual technique.
Studied in depth you will start to find ways to combine your biggest throws and how to incorporate new ones.
Darcel Yandzi is one of the most sought after coaches on the international circuit. Now for the first time Darcel is available to you as your personal coach on rhythm, movement and combinations.
Enjoy his judo. It's a lot of fun!
Posture and Movement - R v L | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals his preferred posture and movement for controlling an opposite stance opponent.
Gripping Pattern R v R | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi demonstrates his preferred gripping patterns when fighting a same stance opponent.
Posture & Movement - R v R | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi demonstrates how he always stays a step ahead of a same stance opponent, with his posture, movement and kumi kata.
Judo to Music | Darcel Yandzi
Former European Champion and World medalist Darcel Yandzi reveals how he likes to train to music.
Sasae tsurikomi ashi | Darcel Yandzi
One of the world's leading Judo coaches - Darcel Yandzi of France - reveals his Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Sasae tsurikomi ashi - Grips | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals the grips for his Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Set up with the feet | Darcel Yandzi
Take a look at how Darcel Yandzi uses his feet to move and set up his Sasae.
Hips and head | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals the hip and head movement for his Sasae tsurikomi ashi
Foot placement & solo practice | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi details the foot placement for his Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Execution | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi reveals the execution for his Sasae tsurikomi ashi. Including a couple of great competition examples at the end!
Against strong right hand | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals how he changes his Sasae tsurikomi ashi against strong right handed opponents.
Combinations from the reaction | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals how his movement for Sasae tsurikomi ashi combines with other techniques.
Movement depending on reaction | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi reveals further combinations that work when he gets no reaction for Sasae tsurikomi ashi.
Osoto Gari v Right | Darcel Yandzi
Former European Champion Darcel Yandzi introduces his Osoto gari against right handed opponents.
Set up and Direction | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi reveals the set up and direction for his Osoto gari against right handed opponents.
Grips and Upper Body | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi details the grips and upper body movement for Osoto gari vs right handed opponents.
Movement and Execution | Darcel Yandzi
Learn the movement and execution for Yandzi's Osoto gari against right handed opponents.
Osoto gari off the grip | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi reveals two variations of his dynamic off the grip Osoto gari used against right handed opponents.
Osoto gari against opposite stance | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel demonstrates his Osoto gari against left handed opponents.
Legs and Foot Placement | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi shows us how he differs his Osoto gari when fighting left handed opponents.
Upper Body | Osoto Gari | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi shows us how he differs his upper body movement when attacking left handers with Osoto gari.
Kosoto set up | Darcel Yandzi
Yandzi reveals his Osoto gari from a Kosoto gari set up, which he uses against left handed opponents.
Ouchi gari | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel Yandzi reveals his Ouchi gari against right handed opponents.
Upper body | Darcel Yandzi
Darcel breaks down the gripping and upper body movements for his Ouchi gari.