This book is the joint effort of two of Japan’s foremost judo instructors. Isao Inokuma and Nobuyuki Sato have also been world-class judo champions, and their advice and enthusiasm have helped train countless other judo practitioners. Among their students is the sensational Yasuhiro Yamashita, who captured the All-Japan Judo Championship nine times in a row from 1977 to 1985. Now, with Easiest Judo, their winning methods may also be yours.
Best Judo can be utilized by beginners and veterans alike. It starts with the basic judo postures and salutations and shows you learn how to move at the mat, learn how to keep an eye on your opponent, and learn how to be thrown safely. It then demonstrates the very important judo techniques: throwing, grappling, locking, choking, escaping, and sequence combinations.
Over 1,200 photos and easy-to-follow action sequences-many of them demonstrated by Yamashita present each and every movement clearly. Brief explanations emphasize essential areas for study, caution, and concentration. There may be a section on training, full of ideas for building and vitalizing your body.