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The Sport of Judo

The Sport of Judo

The Sport of Judo an invaluable resource for any beginning judoka or teacher, comprises a point-by-point demonstration and explanation of over 50 essential judo techniques, as practiced as the international home of judo, the Kodokan Institute in Tokyo. Judo, the "gentle way" based on the ancient Japanese martial art of jiujutsu (or jujutsu) and now a premier modern Olympic sport, is systematically presented in this book. Published over 50 years ago, The Sport of Judo includes a brief history of development and spread of judo, as well as a discussion of judo competition, including Kodokan contest rules, and a complete glossary of terms.
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  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 120 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780804805421 | 
  • December 1989
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