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History of Judo: USJA President Gary Goltz Discusses How Judo Intersects With Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

What do BJJ, MMA and the history of judo have in common? U.S. Judo Association (USJA) President and CEO Gary Goltz tells you in this exclusive video!
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Judo Info From Olympic Judoka Jimmy Pedro: Four Judo Moves Everyone Should Know!

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Long before there was the Ultimate Fighting Championship or mixed martial arts, there were judo moves. Founded in 1882 by Dr. Jigoro Kano, judo took the best techniques of various schools of Japanese jujitsu, refined the ones that needed it and incorporated them into a single scientific system. Its adherents then put those techniques to
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Judo Techniques Info: Hayward Nishioka on How Gripping Skills Can Make a Difference in Judo Competition

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Until the 1960s, judoka didn’t think much about gripping skills. Then the former USSR judo team entered the Olympics and brought sambo-wrestling grips into the tournament. The team’s many victories because of the grips stunned the judo competition world. Today, gripping skills are considered important in the world of judo info, and this is especially
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