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What is Judo?

 

Judo Styles and Styles of Judo

    Judo Styles

        Kano’s Kodokan Judo

        Modern Olympic Judo

        Kosen Judo

        Brazilian jiu-jitsu

        SAMBO

            Combat SAMBO

            Why SAMBO is a Judo style when…?

            SAMBO founding legend

        “Old” Jujutsu

    ‘Non-judo’ Judo

        Aikido

        Sumo

        Chinese martial arts: Kung-fu, Kuntao, Chinese wrestling

        Indonesian martial arts: Silat; Filipino Kali

        Olympic Greek-Roman and Freestyle wrestling

        Olympic and Professional Boxing

        Kickboxing, Tai-Boxing, Savate

        Karate, Takwando

        Hapkido

        Military hand-to-hand combat systems

        Folk wrestling

        Mixed Martial Arts

 

Judo in combat 

 

Judo in self-defense 

Martial Art vs. (other) Martial and Fighting Arts

 

Types of combat

    Armed combat

    Unarmed combat

Types of combat by application

    Military

       Special Forces

    Police / Law enforcement

    Civilian self-defense

       Using weapon for self-defense

          Advantage of using weapon for self-defense

               Knife isn't a self-defense weapon

          Disadvantage of using weapon for self-defense

          Less-lethal Weapon in Civilian Self-Defense

          Open vs. Concealed Weapon in Self-Defense

       Unarmed self-defense

       Weapon defense - special cases

           Knife defense

           Handgun defense

               Threat of use of force vs. use of force

           Defense against using garrote

           Defense against ax

           Defense against stick, baton, or club

 

Sport, combat, and self-defense

    Is ‘combat’ sport helps in ‘real’ combat?

    Military hand-to-hand combat systems and civilian self-defense

        Krav Maga & Krav Maga

        Modern Martial Arts vs. Traditional Arts: Krav Maga vs. Karate

    Relations between ‘combat’ sport and ‘real’ combat

        What is the best (and the worst) ‘combat’ sport to prepare for combat

        The ‘80/20’ rule

    Rules, Laws, and Tactics

       Self-defense Techniques & Tactics vs. Combat Techniques & Tactics

            Hard vs. Soft self-defense

            Justified and Non-Justified Lethal Force in personal self-defense

 

The learning path: Training, Teaching, Coaching

    What is Training?

        Training vs. Learning

    Teaching vs. Coaching

        Goals of Teaching

        Goals and methods of Coaching

    Training in self-defense: Is it oxymoron?

    About KATA

    Teaching of self-defense? Coaching in self-defense?

        Woman self-defense training

        Sport Judo and woman self-defense

    Sport training for self-defense?

        Judo training for self-defense. Gi or no Gi?

    Combat relativism: is “Part” can be better then “Whole”?

    ‘Crown’ techniques

        What is ‘crown technique’?

        Do you need one?

        Personalized training

            Physical skills in martial arts and self-defense

    Training methods & methodologies

        From-simple-to-complex-to-simple training cycle

        Demonstrations, pictures, and imagery training

        What is optimal training schedule? Class size?

            One-on-one training: its place and limitations

        How many techniques should I learn in a class? In a session?

        Randori: right and wrong

 

Judo for kids

    When, What, and How?

    Judo belt system: Kids and belts

        More about “McDojo”

 

Technical pages

    Tactics

    Classification and terminology

        Types of classification

        Does classification matter?

        Judo Canon

    Types of unarmed techniques

        Defensive vs. offensive technique

        Striking

            Atemi

            Nukite

        Grappling

            Throwing; Types of throws

                How many throws exist?

            Joint locks

            Point pressure

            Pins

            Chokes / Strangulations

        Breathing – its role and use in combat

            Risk and opportunity

            Breathing do and don'ts

        Movement and mobility

            How to walk: baby-steps vs. leaps in close combat

 

Books

    Do books have any value in so ‘physical’ subject as combat sport and self-defense?

    Book review

 

FAQ

 

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