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Judo

Japanese modern martial art created in 1882.

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aite

Sports; Judo

Your opponent. The person you will be competing against.

arm-lock

Sports; Judo

The attacking combatant holds on to his opponents arm and pulls it as straight as possible he then applies pressure to his opponent's elbow joint in order to get them to surrender. This is one of the ...

awasewaza

Sports; Judo

This means to score an Ippon by scoring two Waza-ari.

belt

Sports; Judo

See Obi.

bout

Sports; Judo

This is a match between two judo rivals.

bowing

Sports; Judo

It is customary that when entering the Dojo or mat area a judoka should bow at the waist to the referee and to his opponent if this is a match situation or if this is a training situation bow to the ...

breakfall

Sports; Judo

This is a method of falling that is taught to all people who learn judo.

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