Human Weapon [HQ] – Judo: Samurai Legacy part 3/5

The massively popular martial art of Judo is derived from Jujitsu (also referred to as Jujutsu or Jiu-jitsu), an ancient system of hand-to-hand combat practiced by highly skilled samurai and ninja warriors on the battlefields of feudal Japan. Beginning in the early 1880s, the Jujitsu fighter and instructor Jiguro Kano developed a new martial art based on Jujitsu techniques, with one organizing principle: to make the most efficient use of mental and physical energy. Kano called the system Judo, or gentle way, and saw it as not merely a self-defense method, but also a lifelong art. In 1882, Kano founded the Kodokan Judo Institute in Tokyo, which remains the top Judo authority in the world. Kano later traveled to Europe and used his fluency in English to spread the practice and philosophy of Judo to a new Western audience. He also broke with Japanese martial arts tradition by taking on a female student, Sueko Ashiya, and opening a dojo, or training center, for women in Tokyo. After Kano died in 1938, Judo only continued to grow in popularity. The first international tournament took place in 1947 between British and French fighters. In 1964, Judo became an Olympic sport, and it is now practiced by more than 8 million people around the world. Because of Kanos belief that Judo was a way of life, training for this martial art is based on mental and moral development, in addition to physical. Two key goals for Judo fighters are hontai (a permanent state of alertness) and bonno (a


Human Weapon [HQ] – Judo: Samurai Legacy part 3/5 — 15 Comments

  1. Tomoe Nage and sumi gaeshi are SO efective…
    I used them also in Bjj matches.
    Judo is beautiful and completely effective.

  2. that’s why i love humain weapon,, they always give you some history knowledge about how the art started,where, etc and then there is a final battle with a world/national champion, can’t get any better!

  3. No, I think youre right and was actually going to say the same thing. Thats why I said “generally”.

  4. yes thts true but sometimes people get overconfident because they think that martial arts make u stronger and faster but this isint karate kid or something lyk tht “u get over confident it will cost u” – unfourtunately thts how i see it but hey i might be wrong im jst expressing my point of view i might be wrong for all we know

  5. id jst avoid fighting all together martial arts or no people can still get their ass kicked :/

  6. LOL this comment of yours says it all! Youre gonna try kicking a guy who has a knife? Good luck with that…. 🙁

  7. We should just forget about martial arts and carry shotguns because thats the only way youre going to get out of that crazy scenario you just described. Why put such an unfair scenario on judo/BJJ???
    Tell me what your favourite martial art is so I can make an unfair scenario for you and your martial art.

  8. nothing is for certain , everything is a chance really sometimes you win sometimes you dont

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