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The Sport of Judo
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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.
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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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"The finest manual on the...art of judo."--Asahi Evening News "An excellent presentation of the sport of judo."--Sumiyuki Kotani, Chief Instructor, International Section, Kodokan Judo Institute, Tokyo "The finest manual on the art of judo." Asahi Evening News" "An excellent presentation of the sport of judo." Sumiyuki Kotani, Chief Instructor, International Section, Kodokan Judo Institute, Tokyo" -The finest manual on the...art of judo.---Asahi Evening News -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 -One of the most comprehensive studies ever published in English.---South China Morning Post "A detailed guide to the sport...Unqualifiedly recommended to everyone in judo."--The Journal of the Association of Physical and Mental Rehabilitation "One of the most comprehensive studies ever published in English."--South China Morning Post "A detailed guide to the sport Unqualifiedly recommended to everyone in judo." The Journal of the Association of Physical and Mental Rehabilitation"

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