Judo

Articles on USAdojo.com about the Japanese martial arts style of Judo which focuses on grappling, joint locks and throws.

History of Judo

The first known meeting of Kodokan judo and any American occurred in 1879, when President U.S. Grant was in Japan on a state visit...

How Western Wrestlers Changed Judo

“Judo is a source of national pride in Japan, where the martial art originated.” (Cheng, 2012) But as larger, stronger foreigners, often with a...

The Origins of Martial Arts in the UK

Jujutsu Arrives On the 26th of September 1899 a British engineer, called Barton-Wright, returned to England after an extended period of living and working in...

The Foundation of Kodokan Judo and It’s Development

By Prof. Jigoro Kano, as Interpreted by Yukio Matsumoto What is widely prevailed all over the world now under the general name of judo means...

Jigoro Kano And The Not So Brief History of Judo

Indeed, Jigoro Kano was many things to many people. Like Sir Thomas More, he was a man for all seasons. His many worlds encompassed...

Judo

"The aim of Judo is to utilize physical and mental strength most effectively. Its training is to understand the true meaning of life through...

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