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Conducting Research Studies about Judo

Kodokan is conducting research studies about Judo. Association for the Scientific Studies on Judo, Kodokan There is a laboratory of the Association for the Scientific Studies on Judo, on the second floor of the Kodokan International Judo Center. Researchers are proceeding with fundamental or applied research of Judo there. Additionally, they conduct cooperative researches and […]

Rank Promotions 4/16/16

Congrats to those students who tested today. You all did great and we are very proud of you! Thank you to all the parents who participated in the potluck and helped keeping it orderly as well! Promotions: Grayson Burki – White belt black stripe Owen Monroe – Yellow belt Gage Monroe – Yellow belt Ethan […]

10th Dan Judo-ka who are engaging in activities

hiro ABE, 10th Dan Yoshimi OSAWA, 10th Dan Toshiro DAIGO, 10th Dan

Kodokan Hall of Fame

More than 130 years have gone since Kodokan Judo started in 1882. Many great Judo-ka have grown up with its history. Here we will introduce outstanding Judo-ka in Kodokan history, including the “Four Demigods of the Kodokan” who supported the first stage of the Kodokan, and the fifteen Judo-ka who got promoted to 10th Dan. […]

The purpose of Judo

udo is loved by all generations. You can see people of all ages from six to over eighty years, and people of all professions, nationalities and sexes enjoying Judo at the Kodokan. They all have their own purposes. Some of them want to be strong, some want to be healthy, some want to strengthen their […]