Judo Techniques & Tactics

Judo Techniques & Tactics

Book - 2001
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If you are looking to master the fundamentals of the art of judo, Judo Techniques & Tactics will provide you with everything you need to begin. Written by three-time Olympian and world champion Jimmy Pedro, this book provides you with a solid background of the sport and the essential maneuvers for success.

Judo Techniques & Tactics offers complete and easy-to-understand coverage of judo. Whether you're a beginner or a more advanced student, you will find an assortment of valuable insights on judo's history, terminology, customs, and special chapters on competition and conditioning.

With this unique resource you will learn how to correctly perform

- falls,
- rolls,
- grips,
- throws,
- holds,
- pins,
- chokes,
- joint locks,
- counters, and
- combinations.

Judo Techniques & Tactics gives you solid instruction in the essential skills of judo--from the basic pivot to the more difficult throws--and training guidelines to build a solid foundation for moving on to advanced judo techniques.

Part of the successful Techniques & Tactics series of martial arts books published by Human Kinetics, this book is sure to be a part of every serious martial artist's library.

Publisher: Champaign, Ill. : Human Kinetics, c2001
ISBN: 9780736003438
Branch Call Number: 796.8152 Ped
Characteristics: viii, 183 p. : ill. --
Additional Contributors: Durbin, William 1959-
Alternative Title: Judo techniques and tactics


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