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The Challenges of Shimewaza: Judo Chokes: by Elie A. Morrell, Shichidan

Shimewaza is probably the most difficult branch of judo to master. Few judo practitioners will ever attain total mastery of shimewaza. Shimewaza attacks must be precise. This requirement must be satisfied, especially if attacking an experienced player. More often than not, a player who submits to an apparent shimewaza has not been attacked properly. The player usually has submitted due […]