A product of over two decades of exhaustive research, Judo Training Methods is a comprehensive examination of the Japanese Judo.
Written by martial arts authority Donn Draeger and judo champion and instructor Takahiko Ishikawa, it’s an expert martial arts guide. Despite the fact that the examples are geared toward judo, the learning and conditioning methods set out are valuable for all martial artists and athletes, no matter what their art or sport. Judo Training Methods is an “encyclopedia of judo” covering no longer only Judo techniques and training methods but additionally dojo etiquette, tournament rules, and promotion requirements.
This illustrated judo book features over 1,000 photos and 200 conditioning exercises. An excellent introduction to Judo for beginners, the exercises on this classic text are also valuable conditioning exercises for football, basketball, track, swimming, wrestling, boxing, tennis, baseball, mixed martial arts and more!
Chapters introduce readers to the rules and practice of Judo, including:
- Physical Judo Re-Examined
- Classification of Exercises and Muscle Groups
- Kinesiological Principles About Muscle
- Judo Training Advice
- Judo and Weight Training
- Judo Training Routines
- Preparatory Exercises
- Supplementary Exercises
- Compound Exercises
- Auxiliary Exercises