This can be a complete judo instruction manual for kids and instructors. The book makes judo fun for kids by incorporating games, drills and by the usage of technical drawings with cartoons. For the older students there are superb technical descriptions of fundamental skills needed in free practice and competition. The book references 31 YouTube videos which can be specially designed to supplement the written text thereby making this a living manual.Emphasis has been placed at the”Circle of Skills” had to successfully make your techniques work effectively such as chance/opportunity, body movement, controlling the opponent, gripping, breaking opponents balance, positioning your body, effective throwing action, defense, countering, combinations and the usage of special drills. Self-defense is taught to keep you out of trouble and tips on how to use judo techniques if attacked. Included is a practical description of the IJF contest rules. Also there’s a dictionary of useful judo terms in Japanese and English.This book in point of fact provides a “Road to Blackbelt” for both Junior and senior novices.