The Sport of Judo

The Sport of Judo

by Kiyoshi Kobayashi
     
 

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Learn the basics of Judo with this invaluable martial arts guide.

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

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Learn the basics of Judo with this invaluable martial arts guide.

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, this martial arts classic 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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The finest manual on the…art of judo."—Asahi Evening News

"One of the most comprehensive studies ever published in English."—South China Morning Post

"An excellent presentation of the sport of judo."—Sumiyuki Kotani, Chief Instructor, International Section, Kodokan Judo Institute, Tokyo

"A detailed guide to the sport…Unqualifiedly recommended to everyone in judo."—The Journal of the Association of Physical and Mental Rehabilitation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804805421
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Kiyoshi Kobayashi is a lifelong practitioner, researcher, and teacher of judo. He lives in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Harold Sharp has taught and written extensively on judo, for both children and adults, and is the author of Boys' Judo and, with Shinzo Takagaki, of The Techniques of Judo. he holds the rank of 7th dan and lives in Los Angeles, CA.

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