Judo Terminology

  Dr Jigoro Kano = Founder of Judo 1882 = Year Judo founded Jiujitsu = Martial Art Judo derived from. Kodokan = School for study of system of Judo established in 1882 by Dr. Jigoro Kano, located in Tokyo, Japan. Dojo = Judo practice/exercise hall Sensei = Teacher or instructor Joshu = Assistant instructor Dan …

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What is Judo?

Judo means “The Gentle Way”. “Ju” = gentleness, giving way “do” way, a principle Kodokan Judo founded by Dr. Jiroro Kano, a system of training the mind and body to act most efficiently, meaning “Gentle Way”. If we accept Jiujitsu as the art of practice of making the most efficient use of mental and physical energy, …

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