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Return to Book Page. The Long-lost "bible of judo" is back in print after almost 30 years. Judo's origins date back to ancient times, and through the course of its long history it has evolved into one of Japan's most renowned heritages, assimilating many aspects of Japanese culture.
In recent years, Judo has acquired heightened popularity, both in Japan and around the world, as a martial art an The Long-lost "bible of judo" is back in print after almost 30 years.
In recent years, Judo has acquired heightened popularity, both in Japan and around the world, as a martial art and a path to spiritual enlightenment. Kyuzo Mifune began Judo as a junior middle-school student, and in was awarded the rank of 10th dan.
Legend has it that in his sixty years of practice he never lost a match and was never thrown. This book is the completely revised edition of Canon of Judo , originally published in It is said the book played a big role in founding the International Judo Federation, and in helping Judo to become an Olympic sport in Shortly before his death Mifune revised his work, and this new edition includes these revisions, as well as a completely new translation of the original.
It also contains a completely new layout. With around 1, photos of the author and his students, and detailed, thorough explanations of the techniques, The Canon of Judo is the only book of its kind to provide such a comprehensive guide to the various techniques and the spirit of Judo.
It will be an indispensable resource for all Judo practitioners. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. Published June 11th by Kodansha first published More Details Original Title. Other Editions 1. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Canon of Judo , please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details.
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Canon Of Judo: Classic Teachings On Principles And Techniques
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The Canon of Judo: Classic Teachings on Principles and Techniques
The Canon of Judo is a book that was originally published in , and written by Kodokan 10th dan , Kyuzo Mifune The book covers almost all of the Kodokan recognized techniques, adds variations and new techniques, including Do-Jime in passing as well. The book also describes fifteen Kata developed by Mifune to teach adaptation through reversal and counters. The book organizes the techniques differently from the official Kodokan Gokyo. This book is based on new and revised material by the author made between the original publish date and the authors death. Furthermore, the original book was translated by K. Sugai whose translations were poor at best.