To become a winner at competition judo, you must pay attention to diet, weight training, stretching and mobility exercises, and develop a winning attitude. Everything you need to know is here, including descriptions of gripping skills and winning techniques that referees look for. There's also a section on the specific dangers of illegal drags, and other chapters on the non-fighting aspects of competition judo: how to become a referee and how competitions are run, plus information for budding coaches on how to help their players win tournaments.
The Fundamentals of Judo identifies the essential techniques that define Judo as a fighting art and looks at how students should practise and develop these key skills. The core techniques are analysed in depth and through step-by-step photography for the benefit of both beginner and experienced Judo players. The analysis of each technique reflects Ray Stevens' detailed technical knowledge and experience as a Judo player.Topics covered include: how Judo originated and evolved; the effect Judo has had on the world of martial arts; how a Judo club is structured and how students of all abilities can practise and train together; how to get started and to get the most from your training. Aimed at beginners and improving judo players and superbly illustrated with 250 colour step-by-step photographs.
Judo, often translated as "the way of gentleness, " is a century-old martial art that employs quickness and agility to help devotees overcome adversaries who seem to be more powerful. The authors turn these principles around for a corporate audience, showing how they can also be used to help companies battle bigger and stronger competitors.
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The oldest and most respected martial arts title in the industry, this popular monthly magazine addresses the needs of martial artists of all levels by providing them with information about every style of self-defense in the world - including techniques and strategies. In addition, Black Belt produces and markets over 75 martial arts-oriented books and videos including many about the works of Bruce Lee, the best-known marital arts figure in the world.
Each title in this series is an introduction to a popular martial art aimed at first-time practitioners. The books focus on key skills, with step-by-step instructions, historical, cultural and general interest information. This text focuses on judo.