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Master Chain Players of the Jugger World: Show your Moves

A call to all Master Chain players in Jugger: Uhu is currently collecting takes of the best chain player moves, to assemble them in a chain masterclass video. Read the twitter post

We already have received a number of excellent clips, but it is still time for more—so if you are a master chain, grab your spar and send your favourite special moves! See Uhus Learn the Chain 101 Class for Beginners as an example below (though the techniques there are repeated for training purposes).

Anti-Chain techniques will also follow ... later!

Tech details: 720p landscape, zoom in on player, each technique front and one side, around 10 seconds per take; mp4 link via Mediafire, Google Drive etc. is fine.  

Some New Jugger Training Tutorials

For those who seek inspiration and advice for their Jugger trainings, there are some new videos out on YouTube.

What is Jugger [ver 1.0]

After 12 years, and 30 years after the release of the movie "Blood of Heroes", the original What is Jugger introduction video (ver. 0.85a) has been completely redone and now went live as What is Jugger 1.0, on YouTube

A Complete Training

In  Jugger Coach: Uhus Jugger Tutorials XI, a complete training session is presented as a quick walkthrough, featuring techniques from warm-up, individual skill training up to team training and team building.

 A Comprehensive Guide to the Basics 

Also, a new tutorial series has surfaced recently: "Der Königsweg" by Peter's Pawns features comprehensive and pointed, well-made focus tutorials on certain aspects, starting with the base stance for differnt spars types. Language is German, but it's absolutely worth to check it out! 

Addendum: Commented Finals at Deutsche Meisterschaft 2019 by Jugger Masterclass

Okay, this is not a training tutorial by itself, but it is brilliantly done: A professional sports channel-looking recording, including SloMos and live comments, of the DM 2019 Finals  in Berlin. Ansolutely worth watching and a good way to learn by the techniques of these two top-level Jugger teams! 

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Women and Jugger

In the words of Maka: "We gathered some testimonies of female players of Jugger, regarding their experience as women in the sport. This is what they had to say." This is not only a brilliant video, it also fits perfectly: I am currently planning an Uhus Jugger Tutorials about training aspects in regard of teh specific needs of women. If you have any expertise on that, you are welcome to share your knowledge for the UJT.

testing: Aikido Jo techniques for the Q-Tip

People often wonder how effective martial arts experience would be in Jugger. Frankly, I don't know. So let's try to apply it. In this video, I transferred Aikido Jo techniques to the Jugger Q-Tip.


"I am Jugger" documentary online

For years, Alejandro Asensi travelled to Juggers around the world to complete his the "I am Jugger" documentary. Interviews with Jugger players and Jugger community brains of many countries and insights into many international tournaments shed a brilliant light on the complexity of this unusual sport.
Enjoy!