What is Judo?
Judo is a martial art that evolved from jujitsu, which is a form of unarmed combat practiced by Japanese Samurai.
Judo is the first Olympic sport to have originated in Asia.
Judo is fun.
The character 'ju' conveys the idea of yielding or giving way to an opponents force in order to overcome him. The character 'do' means the way. Judo means 'gentle way'.
The moral code of Judo is politeness, courage and sincerity.
Judo is an international sport in which opponents use movement, balance and leverage to gain advantage over each other.
Judo consists of throwing and grappling techniques and hold downs.
Judo is one of the fastest growing sports in the world.
Judo is the most popular martial art in the world, with 13 million participants in 111 countries.