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  • Jack-Of-All-Trades in the Grappling World: Gokor Chivichyan

    But from judo to sambo and from mixed martial arts to nogi grappling — and, most recently, Brazilian to competing in 2019, Chivichyan had been out of the combat sports since 2008, when he jumped into a judo , then part of the Soviet Union, Chivichyan started wrestling when he was a child and later took up judo grappler “Judo” Gene LeBell. ALTHOUGH HE’D sporadically venture back into competition, winning a national judo title in 1994 and an

  • Great Martial Arts Movies (that aren't Enter the Dragon)

    Whether it was Marcia Brady on The Brady Bunch taking Karate or Laurie Partridge taking Judo on The Partridge Budo: The Art of Killing (1979) When I first heard about the documentary Budo, I was expecting to see surprised to find that it was an entertaining presentation of many of the major Japanese martial arts: Judo Many of the mainstream action films of the decade had elements of Karate, Judo, and Kung Fu.

  • Jesse Enkamp on Creating the World's Most Popular Karate Blog! (PART 2 Video)

    Jesse Enkamp on Creating the World's Most Popular Karate Blog!

  • Cedric Doumbe-Willis Rivalry Heats Up Before Bellator Champions Series: Paris Showdown

    before their welterweight co-main event matchup at the upcoming Bellator Champions Series event in Paris talking that these two have engaged in, fans should expect fireworks when they finally share the cage in Paris

  • Words of Wisdom: Gokor Chivichyan

    Black Belt Magazine Cover, May 2000 Black Belt’s 1997 Judo Instructor of the Year, Gokor Chivichyan is After moving to America, Chivichyan teamed up with “Judo” Gene LeBell to create an MMA system that’s

  • PFL Europe, Paris: Cedric Doumbe vs. Baissangour Chamsoudinov: Here are the Results

    off the 2024 PFL Europe season with an incredible night of action live from a sold-out Accor Arena in Paris In the end, ‘The Lazy King’ got the nod from the judges’ scorecards and earned a split decision win, Complete Results of PFL Europe Paris Card - March 7 at Accor Arena Welterweight Main Event Cedric Doumbe

  • The Next Generation of Legends: Women in Martial Arts Redefining the Game 

    Ortiz Ffion Eira Davies Smilla Sundell Mackensi Emory Women in Martial Arts Uta Abe Home: Japan Style: Judo Abe Uta, a name synonymous with excellence in the world of judo, has etched her place in history as one A quadruple world champion, she dominated the international judo scene in 2023, 2022, 2019, and 2018, As she continues to carve her legacy in the annals of judo history, Abe Uta remains an inspiration and global ambassador for the sport of Judo.

  • Cedric Doumbe’s Thrilling Debut Highlights Most Exciting Moments from Bellator Champions Series: Paris

    The Accor Arena in Paris, France was once again the host of an incredible night of mixed martial arts Let’s take a quick look back at the most exciting moments from Bellator Champions Series: Paris. Anthony Pettis entered the cage post-fight, declaring his intention to face the hometown favorite in Paris With the thrilling culmination of the Paris event, anticipation now builds for Bellator Champion Series The Bellator Champions Series: Paris has set a high bar for excitement and competition, leaving fans

  • Karate’s Forgotten Pioneer: Yasuhiro Konishi

    — even though he was a pivotal figure in the development of karate in Japan and its evolution as a budo Konishi was a person who was utterly occupied by budo. There, he taught kendo and judo — and continued to learn karate. In 1922 Funakoshi dem- onstrated the art at judo’s Kodokan, which attracted considerable atten- tion. He was an accomplished fighter, a successful entrepreneur and a respected senior in the budo community

  • Old School: Real Life Lessons from 60 Years of Martial Arts

    Writer and Photo Credit: Michael Finn I began my journey in 1955 with the London Judo Society, then delved In 1967 my victory at the National Police Judo Championship inspired me to visit Japan to further my I recall a special course taught by Sumiyuki Kotani, a 10th-degree judo black belt. I also was fortunate to become a student of Takaji Shimizu, the last grandmaster of shindo muso-ryu jodo When I asked him about the usefulness of judo in self-defense, Kotani simply said‚ “Yes‚ I suppose you

  • The Dutch Dominate Heavyweight Kickboxing. Why? (Part 1)

    Judo As one of the oldest martial arts in the world, judo is derived from the old Jujitsu schools of This knowledge was collected by Kanō Jigorō and he then began to teach Judo at the Kōdōkan School of Judo in 1882. Judo involves using your opponent's force against them. As you can see from these real-life scenarios, judo should be high on the list if you are looking for

  • Mongolian Wrestling: a Powerful Blend of East and West Styles

    Japan has sumo and judo, China has Shuai Jiao, but Mongolian Wrestling or Bokh has always been fascinating The Techniques Here is where it gets more complicated, as the legal techniques vary from style to style Some variants will disallow grabbing the legs, similar to judo or Greco Roman wrestling, other styles gripping the back of the jacket, unsurprisingly has translated heavily into the Mongolian approach to judo Back grips are rare in judo, but for Mongolian judokas, it’s a staple.

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