Wednesday, 1st December 2010

MSMAS Judo Kata Teacher, Dr Llyr Jones, Ph.D. publishes “The Way of Kata in Kodokan Judo”

MSMAS Judo Kata Teacher Dr Llyr C Jones, (in co-authorship with Dr. Michael J. Hanon) recently published a comprehensive article discussing modern and traditional perspectives on the Kata of Kodokan Judo in the Journal of Asian Martial Arts (volume 19, 4.)


Please see: www.journalof...2&Itemid=100012

“The Way of Kata in Kodokan Judo” by L. Jones, Ph.D., and M. Hanon, Ph.D.

Dr Llyr Jones
6th Dan ~ MSMAS Judo Kata & Technical Coach.
B.Eng., M.Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D., C.Dir., F.IoD.
Active in Judo for over 25 years as Student, International Competitor, Teacher, Researcher & Author. Dr Jones has lived, worked and studied Judo for extended periods abroad – mainly in Japan (Kodokan, Tokyo; Kanagawa Prefectural Budokan, Yokohama; Doyukai Fusisawa) and France (Institut Judo/Jujutsu Pariset).  He has also practised extensively in the USA, Australia and Switzerland. Dr Jones now focuses his Judo efforts mainly on Kata. He believes that the link between Judo’s past and future is firmly embodied in the accurate teaching of Kata. Dr Jones is a DNBKID Shihandai and also holds teaching/coaching, refereeing, examining, kata and self-defence certificates from the British Judo Association (the National Governing Body for the Olympic Sport of Judo in the United Kingdom).



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