Judo

Judo

History, Theory, Practice

Book - 2004
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Authors Vladimir Putin, Vasily Shestakov, and Alexy Levitsky give a complete history of judo, from its origins in Japanese jujitsu through its development into an Olympic sport, including Russia's contributions to the art. The rules and basic concepts are covered, followed by detailed instruction in break-falling, throwing techniques, and ground grappling. Judo theory is examined, and key practice points are presented, as well as strategies for the beginner and an exploration of kuzushi, Judo's art of unbalancing. Lastly, the authors present the self-defense techniques of judo and introduce the unique Russian art of combat sambo.

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : North Atlantic Books, c2004
ISBN: 9781556434457
1556434456
Branch Call Number: 796.8152 Put
Characteristics: xii, 194 p. : ill.

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