Overview | Newaza Hokyo | Yusuke Kanamaru
Episode 1 • 1m 17s
Translated directly as ‘reinforcement' - in Judo, ‘Hokyo’ involves repeating fundamental movements in order to commit them to your body's memory. Highly valued by Kanamaru - you can improve your Judo with or without a partner. ‘Newaza Hokyo’ reinforces important movements and postures used throughout ground work.
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Static Drills | Newaza Hokyo | Yusuke...
Here are four static movements that are important for successful Newaza. All are performed from your back with your head up, to engage your core.
Static Drills Combined | Newaza Hokyo...
Once competent, these exercises can be linked together into a sequence. You can then apply it to a Judo related situation. Here, Kanamaru demonstrates how to perform the sequence:
The Step Through | Newaza Hokyo | Yus...
There is a lot of twisting in Newaza, so this is an exercise Kanamaru thinks is very important. Starting in a prone plank, you suspend your body weight on your forearms and toes, keeping your core tight and back straight.