About Judo

Judo is a type of martial art that originated in Japan. Today it is widely practiced by practicing around the world. Judo is a form of self defense. It is a part of Japanese art that has been modified to modernize. In addition to training to protect yourself, it is also an exercise in order to Born strength Steady meditation The trainer will benefit both the body. And fully concentrate on the mind Whether it will attack the opponent Or defending

Judo, whose full name is Kodokan Judo, was originally developed from Jiujitsu, a skill that can fight opponents armed with their bare hands, and is a form of judo. Destroy your opponent’s weaknesses In Japan, Jujitsu is played very widely.

Jigoro Kano found that traditional Jujitsu techniques were unable to train with full strength. Because dangerous techniques such as eye-poking, cross-leg kicks, hair pulling, and so on, can seriously injure your partner from training. Also, the training called KATA (KATA: paired training where both sides know each other and practice postures without disobedience), but it alone is not effective enough. Because we cannot expect our enemies to cooperate in our manner. Trained without resistance

He therefore improved most of the training in his school to RANDORI, the real practice. Using the concept that Two students use the techniques they have learned to overcome them with their full strength. The students will be familiar with the feeling of resistance. Disobedience from an opponent With this practice, students will be able to develop better physical, mental and agility. To make the Randori training more effective, Jigorokano needs to remove some of the more dangerous techniques, such as the head punch in Jujitsu. Locking can be performed with just the elbow. Which is safer than locking the spine, neck, wrists or shoulders, he calls this practice judo.

Judo is now a universal individual sport. There are principles and objectives. Aiming to exercise the body and mind for maximum efficiency Using as little force as possible For welfare and mutual benefit Judo training requires training in combat and self-defense. In order for the trainees to exercise This is a way for the ideal physical fitness of Jigoro kano, the creator of this sport, that “Maximum Efficiency with minimum Effort and Mutual Welfare and Benefit” is that Judo uses a method of tolerance. Also known as The “way of politeness”, “Gentleness or soft way”, gives an advantage to the more powerful, as a means of making smaller people. Less weight and lower power Able to fight against those in a superior manner

In the beginning, Jigorokano had to contend with obstacles from various individuals. Department to achieve acceptance in judo Especially from people who are popular with Western civilization, they do not accept Judo as a Something new and better than Jujitsu. In the year 1886, the Japanese Police Department organized a competition between judo and Jujitsu. Divided into sides of 15 people. The results show that Judo won 13 people, draw 2 people when results appear like this. Causing the public to become more interested in Judo Causing the original teaching place to be confined, therefore the classroom had to be expanded To welcome those interested until the year 1933, the training facility was moved to Suidobashi (Suidobashi) and this place is the center of judo players in the world today.
Judo went well and began to meet perfect standards. In 1922, The Kodokun Cultural Xociety was established after World War II. In 1912 the International Judo Federation was established. With different countries The first co-founded in about 20 countries

In 1956, the International Judo Federation organized the International Judo Championships in the head of the Dodokan International Judo Federation. And the Asai Sambun newspaper, which both organizations helped organize the competition