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Jeon Ki-Young unveils the secrets of Korean judo

13 Dec 2015 18:25

2015-09-30 Ki-Young Jeon

This week a judo seminar is organized in Prague with nearly 200 coaches from 5 countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Poland and France) taking part in the opening session. The seminar is led by the 1996 Olympic champion and triple world champion Jeon Ki-Young of Korea.

Jeon started his lecture by working on the unbalancing of the opponent and other basic principles. Then he demonstrated his famous seoi-nage emphasizing every important detail and showing several variations of this technique. He continued with sode-tsuri-komi-goshi and his other favourite techniques and explained in detail other techniques Korean judoka are famous for. The sessions lasted almost five hours.

Watch the videos below to see the essence of Jeon's Korean style.

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