JUDO

JUDO

Japan 1882
Judo in Japanese means “gentle (flexible) way”.
The philosophy of judo is based on three main principles: the mutual help and understanding for mutual progress and well-being, the best use of body and mind, and winning by yielding.
Judo is based on throws, submission locks, pins and ground chokes.
Strikes and a part of the most traumatic locks are studied only in kata forms.

Founder

Kano Jigoro
Kano Jigoro
Founder
Japan

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