judo

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judo,

n Japanese martial art and sport derived from jujutsu; relies primarily on grappling techniques and a philosophy that emphasizes yielding instead of resistance.
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Similarly, a vitrine holds Klein's judo card, which represents him as a black belt, fourth dan, from the Kodokan Judo Institute in Tokyo.
In "The Way Of Sanchin Kata: The Application Of Power", Kris Wilder draws upon his more than 30 years of experience in the martial arts (during which time he earned black belt ranks in Tae Kwon Do 2nd Degree, Kodokan Judo 1st Degree, and Goju-Ryu Karate 4th Degree) to present a comprehensive, nicely illustrated, step-by-step manual of instruction for students of Sanchin Kata style karate.
The exercise people now follow throughout the world as judo should be called kodokan judo, which is based on the traditional jujitsu of old Japan.