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Introduces the basic concepts of judo, demonstrates postures, holds, and throws, and suggests practice drills, exercises, and first aid procedures.
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JIGORO KANO, born in 1860 in Hyogo Prefecture, created Kodokan judo in 1882, the year after he graduated from Tokyo Imperial University. In 1969 he became the first Japanese member of the International Olympic Committee. Jigoro Kano died at sea in 1938 while returning from an IOC meeting in Cairo.
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Book Description Kodansha USA Inc. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0870116819 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0457095
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # S-0870116819