Judo meaning "gentle way" is a modern martial art and combat sport created in Japan in 1882 by Dr Kano Jigoro. Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the object is to either throw or takedown ones opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue ones opponent with a grappling maneuver, or force an opponent to submit by joint locking or by executing a strangle hold or choke.
Famous practitioners of Judo: Anderson Silva, Anton Geesink, Arcenio Advincula, Barry Harrell, Benny Urquidez, Bill Wallace, Carlos Gracie, Carlos Newton, Carlson Gracie Jr., Daniel Lee, Don Frye, Emil Farkas, Fedor Emelianenko, Frank Trigg, Gene LeBell, Geoff Thompson, Gokor Chivichyan, Hayward Nishioka, Jackie Chan, James Lee, Jason Morris, Jim Harrison, Jimmy Pedro, Katsunori Kikuno, Kim Ki Whang, Kyra Gracie, Leo Fong, Marco Ruas, Mike Swain, Neil Adams, Oleg Taktarov, Philip Gelinas, Ray Martin, Renzo Gracie, Richard Kim, Richard Norton, Rolles Gracie Jr., Rolls Gracie, Ron Duncan, Ronda Rousey, Tat Mau Wong, Vitor Belfort, Wally Jay, Wally Slocki, William Louie

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Spring 1984

American Judo

Num 123

1984 U.S. Judo Olympic Team

Spring 1984 American Judo


American Judo Digest

Vol 1, Num 3


1961 American Judo Digest

December 1961

Black Belt

Vol 1, Num 1

Judo Illustration

12/61 Black Belt

January 1966

Black Belt

Vol 4, Num 1


01/66 Black Belt

August 1966

Black Belt

Vol 4, Num 8


08/66 Black Belt

May 1967

Black Belt

Vol 5, Num 5


05/67 Black Belt

June 1970

Judo Illustrated

Vol 5, Num 3

3 Grand Champions of Judo

06/70 Judo Illustrated

May 1972

Judo Illustrated

Vol 6, Num 1

Judo Throw

05/72 Judo Illustrated

July 1972

Judo Illustrated

Vol 6, Num 1

Judo Throw

07/72 Judo Illustrated

August 1974

Judo Illustrated

Vol 8, Num 4

11th National Jr. Judo Championships

08/74 Judo Illustrated

July 1977

Judo USA

Vol 3, Num 3

Women's Judo Team

07/77 Judo USA

May 1975

Self Defense World

Vol 1, Num 3


05/75 Self Defense World

July 1996

World of Martial Arts


Women's Judo Team

07/96 World of Martial Arts

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