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Want a Pod that discusses all things judo? From beginner to the elite, club to world tour? This podcast aims to look at all aspects of judo with special guests.
4 days ago
02. Judo Talk - are your ready to grow?
I have a lot of conversations with people about growing their judo clubs but there are a few key things you need to know to be able to grow. This podcast looks at the strategy behind growing your club and preparing you for it.
Sep 15, 2023
Judo Talk is Back ... but slightly different.
After a very long time, judo talk is back ... but in a slightly different set-up (don't worry, same jingle), but with a new objective ... Listen to find out more.
Jul 30, 2021
Episode 23 -The Olympic Mini Pod
Welcome to episode 23, in this episode I have a round-up of everything I have observed and thought about from the Olympic Games! It is a mini-podcast (compared to all of my others), and I will be interested to hear your thoughts!
Jul 23, 2021
Episode 22 - Allan Macdonald - Bringing S&C to the Judo community!
Welcome to episode 22 of the Judo Talk Podcast where I speak to S&C coach and former judoka Allan Macdonald. This is a must-listen for all coaches, judoka ... well everyone. We talk about some basic ideas around strength and conditioning all the way through to more complex ideas of how strategy, fighting style, weight category can all interlink with an athletes gym and on the mat training. Allan has also released a book called - Deterministic Judo: Engineering High Performance check it out here Don't forget to share the podcast and subscribe. Contact me at email@example.com or via social media.
1 hr 39 min
Jul 16, 2021
Episode 21 - Vince .. again ... Let's talk judo.
In this episode, I talk to well me again ... due to a super busy week I just couldn't squeeze in any interviews so I discuss: * England's footballers removing their medals. * Adults returning to judo in England. * Coaching at a high level. * And why I don't teach drop techniques! Make sure you share the podcast and hit the subscribe. Contact me on social media or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jul 9, 2021
Episode 20 - Natalie Powell - Wales have done so much for me.
This weeks episode is with Olympian, former World number 1, Commonwealth Games Champion, Welsh Judoka Natalie Powell. It's so good you really don't want to miss it! Natalie discusses how she is preparing for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, her journey to becoming a world-class athlete, difficult decisions she has had to make along the way and life after judo. As mentioned in the podcast I do want to thank Judo Life clothing for sending over the t-shirts. You can check them out here: https://www.judo-life.com/ If you want to get in contact please email email@example.com
1 hr 31 min
Jul 2, 2021
Episode 19 - Robert Eriksson - We've worked hard to get here.
Welcome to episode 19 with Swedish National coach Robert Eriksson. Talking to me after Sweden's amazing success at the World Championships Robert discusses the journey to this point, his philosophy around judo and hopes for the Olympic Games! Everyone will gain something from this interview! Don't forget to share the podcast and please give it 5 stars! Vince
1 hr 35 min
Jun 25, 2021
Episode 18 - Simon Twigg - I just love judo (2nd attempt at uploading)
Welcome to episode 18 of the Judo Talk podcast with Simon Twigg and me discuss the joys of judo! Simon started judo as a boy, he loved the sport and enjoyed competing, but (like so many) in his later years moved away from the sport in pursuit of a career and family. After many decades away he has fallen back in love with the sport and has enjoyed the ... Well, I guess you will have to listen to find out the rest. Honestly, this was a really enjoyable interview and one that many of you will resonate with and hopefully give you the itch to get back on the mat and compete again! Don't forget to send your questions in to firstname.lastname@example.org
1 hr 8 min
Jun 18, 2021
Episode 17 - Gerard Turvey - Let us help you bounce back stronger!
Episode 17 of the Judo Talk podcast is with Gerard Turvey Managing Director of Nest Management. In this episode, we discuss how Gerard and his team can help you grow your judo club to record numbers. The whole of judo (and martial arts) has taken a real hit over the last year, we've all struggled but we've hit a point where we can rebuild and my hope is that every judo club comes back stronger than before. I believe with their support you can grow your judo club, offer a better service and free up valuable time to focus on what is really important ... Judo. Don't forget if you want further information to contact the Nest Management team and reference the Judo Talk Podcast to receive the special offer. I do really hope this helps! * email@example.com * 0115 945 5030 If you want to contact me you can via firstname.lastname@example.org or on social media!
1 hr 8 min
Jun 11, 2021
Episode 16 - Vince Skillcorn - Let's try something different!
Episode 16 of the Judo Talk podcast is with ... Me ... I hope that doesn't disappoint too much and I do explain why in this weeks pod! I want to continually push the podcast and this one was an experiment. I talk about various topics from the - World Championships - Learning judo right and left-handed - Why adolescents drop out of judo Plus more ... so have a listen and let me know what you think! Also, you can vote (up to 5 times) for me on UK Coaching Hero via this link: https://ukcoaching.awardsplatform.com/entry/vote/VjgPkZWN/YMqGlmBY?search=2bf7134c48d928e8-74&fbclid=IwAR2l_ahqPaIUe-BXsge7dL1zJ9dYT47edvx6nUhXR5cr9j-XyexCbmK2Wrk Don't forget emails can be sent email@example.com
Jun 4, 2021
Episode 15 - Jade Eccles - The psychology of eating behaviours and body image in judo (plus my World Champ predictions).
In this episode of Judo Talk I talk to Judoka and PhD student Jade Eccles about her study into the psychology of eating behaviour and body image in judo. Jade discusses the importance of understanding the potential issues of practising a weight controlled sport. Bonus: I tried something new with this podcast answering YOUR questions from Linkedin, Instagram and Twitter. I also placed my predictions for winners of the World Championships next week! Please remember to rate and share the podcast! You can ask your questions on all social media channels and firstname.lastname@example.org
1 hr 25 min
May 28, 2021
Episode 14 (honest), - Adam Hall - Becoming Head Coach at Bath University
In Episode 14 (I miss labelled last weeks podcast, which was 13) of the Judo Talk Podcast, I talk with Adam Hall who is now head coach of Bath University. We discuss him learning from Jurgen Klinger and eventually taking over as head coach. His journey into coaching and his aims for the future. Remember do not forget to contact me at email@example.com And please rate and share the podcast!
1 hr 13 min
May 21, 2021
Episode 14 - Cal Jones - Why do coaches still teach judo like that?
Welcome to Episode 13 of the Judo Talk podcast and this week I talk to Cal Jones. Cal is a self-confessed skills 'geek' and someone who is keen to question why we practice judo ... the way we practice judo. Having never met Cal before it was a really insightful podcast with much discussion around how we learn and why we do what we do. Cal is a judo coach and is pushing his ideas around skill acquisition. This is a perfect follow on from episode 1 with Darren Warner. Let me know what you think at firstname.lastname@example.org and please subscribe and share the podcast!
1 hr 23 min
May 14, 2021
Episode 12 - Danny Williams - What is like to be a full-time judoka?
Welcome to episode 12 with Olympian, Commonwealth Games Champion Danny Williams. In this episode, we talk about what it is like to make the move from competitive judoka to a full-time athlete. The sacrifices one has to make and the lessons learned. As mentioned in the podcast, Danny has his own blog and weekly newsletter which you can subscribe to here. Would you like to recommend a topic to discuss or a judoka to interview? - You can by emailing email@example.com Don't forget to check out the latest blog post at www.vinceskillcorn.co.uk/blog
1 hr 10 min
May 7, 2021
Episode 11 - Louise Renicks - Judoka to coach, am I good enough?
Episode 11 is with Commonwealth Games Champion, coach and mother Louise Renicks. A big thanks to Louise for this it was a really interesting discussion around moving from a judoka to a judo coach? You really pick up on Louise's passion for the sport, her desire to improve and want to help others. At the end of the podcast I ask for your thoughts on a couple of topics - please let me know via email firstname.lastname@example.org or on any of my social media channels.
1 hr 25 min
Apr 30, 2021
Episode 10 - Gary Edwards - I'm not worried about England!
Episode 10 is with Scotland coach Gary Edwards. The title is a bit tongue in cheek and I am sure Gary will not mind me using it ... in the discussion, we discuss the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and I asked if Scotland were worried about England and he answered no ... why? Well, you will need to listen to the podcast to find out. It was a great conversation about the development of players and coaches covering quite a vast subject area! I'm sure you guys will love it. In the podcast, I mentioned I had a new blog out on how to improve your nage-komi - check it out here. Also DISE information for England only. Don't forget you can contact me on email@example.com
1 hr 32 min
Apr 23, 2021
Episode 09 - Dennis & Tina Penfold - I started judo in 1948
Episode 09 is with 89-year-old 8th Dan Dennis Penfold and his wife Tina. Dennis started judo in 1948 ... yes 1948, became European Silver medallist in 1963 and was IJF Kata Examiner. I have been so keen to keep this podcast varied in interviews and learn about people's judo experience. Dennis and Tina did not disappoint with their stories! I hope you enjoy this episode, I know I enjoyed it! Don't forget you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org And please don't forget to share the Pod!
1 hr 26 min
Apr 16, 2021
Episode 08 - Andrew Holland - We've got to get the stories of judo out there.
We've got to get the stories of judo out there! Welcome to episode 8 of the Judo Talk podcast where we talk all things marketing with expert Andrew Holland of Zoogly media. I constantly bang the drum for judo being an amazing product but the problem is it is also Britains best-kept secret! There is an hour of pure gold in this episode, plus 20 minutes of my ramblings just to balance things out! Please don't be a stranger and contact me email@example.com
1 hr 19 min
Apr 9, 2021
Episode 07 - Luke Preston - Great players have the ability to find a way to win!
In this episode, I talk with Olympic, World & European medal-winning coach Luke Preston more excitingly Luke is my coach. It was a great privilege to have Luke on and I would say this is possibly my favourite episode so far! We discuss running a full-time centre, coaching at Olympic games and sacrifices an elite coach has to make to help athletes reach their potential. My favourite quote from the episode is "The players that are really good or even great, make you, force you to become a better coach." I hope you enjoy the podcast - let me know who you would like to interview next ... firstname.lastname@example.org
1 hr 13 min
Apr 2, 2021
Episode 06 - Travis Stevens - We need to turn people into students of the game.
Episode 06 - Olympic Silver Medallist Travis Stevens - We need to turn people into students of the game. Great episode with Travis discussing all things judo and his approach to learning and now coaching. We also talked about one of his most famous fights against Ole Bischoff (you can see the fight her if you've never seen it) Also as promised: The American Judo System is designed to be your virtual dojo! This is a place where you can come and study, analyze, watch, and learn judo! - https://usajudo.com/ Please let me know what you thought of the episode! email@example.com
1 hr 38 min
Mar 26, 2021
Episode 05 - Andy Burns - Prepare the player for the path, not the path for the player.
Episode 05 is with Andy Burns and in this episode, we discuss Long Term Athlete Development, Talent Identification, Talent Development and how this can influence judo. Andy is a former GB Judoka, Commonwealth Games Medallist, -23 European Medallist, and British Champion. S&C Coach and coach for Welsh Judo. Now a Senior Performance Pathway Scientist (Coaching and curriculum lead) for UK Sport/English Institute of Sport, and Performance Support Manager at Archery GB. Here is a blog I wrote on TID selection. If you want to join the Judo Online - mailing list you can do this via my website. www.vinceskillcorn.co.uk
Mar 19, 2021
Episode 04 - Jo Crowley - Judo is the most magnificent vehicle for building human beings.
In this episode, I talk to Jo Crowley ... now as Jo is a great writer I asked her if she would write a bio for herself and here it is: "Forty-four-year old keeper of 4 young humans and a bearded dragon, Jo Crowley, is a well-known coach on the British and European judo scene, personal coach to double world medallist Nekoda Davis and head coach of Ealing Judo Club in London. With a background in theatre and education, Jo has a varied and unusual background with which to find herself now enjoying work with the IJF's media team." ... She then added "and spent her formative coaching years coaching a variety of players against me in competition ... which was fun!" - Thanks Jo! Here is the links to some of Jo's articles: - https://www.ijf.org/news/show/stronger-together-connecting-differently - https://www.ijf.org/news/show/tel-aviv-who-is-leading-the-charge - https://www.ijf.org/news/show/clarisse-i-lost-but-i-did-not-fail - https://www.ijf.org/news/show/ten-things-you-didn-t-know-abo…
1 hr 5 min
Mar 12, 2021
Episode 03 - Ben Fletcher (The Olympian with a broken leg) - Judo Talk
The Olympian with a broken leg ... Ben Fletcher Is currently trying to ensure he qualifies for Tokyo Olympics, in a recent tournament he snapped his leg and now has to recover watching others trying to out-qualify him. In this episode we discuss: * His leg (obviously) * What it is like for athletes at the competition during Covid. * Trying to get to training events and competitions. * Being deselected for London 2012. * Fighting for Ireland. I want to thank Ben for an honest and fair interview and I wish him the best of luck with his qualification and recovery. Let me know what you thought of the podcast, maybe you have an idea for a new episode. Contact me firstname.lastname@example.org Please share the POD and say hello on social media!
1 hr 12 min
Mar 5, 2021
Episode 02 - Becky Lyndon (The black belt episode) - Judo Talk
"Are you a black belt if you've never fought for your grade?" I'm sure you have an opinion ... In this episode, I talk to Becky Lyndon about her journey into judo (Camberley Judo Club) at the age of 49 and how she dealt with progressing through the sport/martial art to earn her black belt. Let me know what you thought of the conversation email@example.com Want more content? Check out www.vinceskillcorn.co.uk
Feb 24, 2021
Judo Talk - Darren Warner Interview - Episode 001
Welcome to the very first Judo Talk Podcast! In this podcast, I interview Welsh Judo CEO, Darren Warner. We discuss: * His judo journey into coaching. * Coaching an Olympic medallist. * The importance of building trust in coaching. * Skill development and much more. As I mentioned Darren has written Skill Acquisition for Judo **Judo Talk - Jingle** - I want to thank Oliver Malcolm for making the intro/outro judo talk jingle. I taught Oliver judo before he turned into a music superstar and he kindly created the jingle for me! Check him out on YouTube here. At the end of each podcast, I will be giving shout outs and promotions. In this episode, I thanked a few people who contributed prizes towards our raffle (raising money for our new mat area). I would also like to thank: * Koka Kids and Nicola Fairbrother - Check out their books * Fighting Films * Neil & Niki Adams * Robin Sadler from Sandbach Judo Club I hope you enjoy it, remember if you want a shout out, pro…
1 hr 29 min