A Complete Guide to Judo (Mastering Martial Arts) (Library Binding)
Judo is a modern martial art that originated in Japan in 1882 and became an Olympic sport in 1964. This book provides a history of the discipline as well as detailed step-by-step instructions and accompanying photographs to help readers learn the positions and fundamental techniques. Formal exercises encourage students to practice what they have learned, keep track of personal progress, and improve their mastery of the discipline. The book also includes a glossary, a further reading section with books and websites, and an index.