The Canon of Judo is a book that was originally published in , and written by Kodokan 10th dan, Kyuzo Mifune (). The book covers almost all of. The Canon of Judo is a book was originally published in , and written by Kodokan 10th dan, Kyuzo Mifune (). The book covers almost all of the . Canon Of Judo: Classic Teachings On Principles And Techniques by Kyuzo Mifune, , available at Book Depository with free.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Description The Long-lost “bible of judo” is back in print after almost 30 years.

Judo’s origins date back to ancient times, and through the course of its long history it has evolved into one of Japan’s most renowned heritages, assimilating many aspects of Japanese culture.

In recent years, Judo has acquired heightened popularity, both in Japan and around the world, as a martial art and a path to spiritual enlightenment. Kyuzo Mifune began Judo as a junior middle-school student, and in was awarded the rank of juxo dan. Legend has it that in his sixty years of practice he never lost a match and was never thrown.


This book is the completely revised edition of Canon of Judo, originally published in It is said the book played a big role in founding the International Judo Federation, and in helping Judo to canonn an Olympic sport in Shortly before his death Mifune revised his work, and this new edition includes these revisions, as well as a completely new translation of the original.

It also contains a completely new layout. With around 1, xanon of the author and his students, and detailed, thorough explanations of the techniques, The Canon of Judo is the only book of its kind to provide such a comprehensive guide to the various techniques and the spirit of Judo.

It will be an indispensable resource for all Judo practitioners.

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Visit our Beautiful Books og and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Review quote “The Canon of Judo provides a unique insight into judo’s spirit and techniques and, with very few exceptions, the content remains as relevant today and when it was originally written, half a century ago. He joined the Kodokan in when he came to Tokyo to attend Waseda University, and became the close disciple of Jigoro Kano, the father of Judo and founder of the Kodokan.


Acnonhe was a Judo instructor at a number of universities, high schools, and junior high schools. In he acquired the rank of 7th dan, and became a Kodokan instructor. In he was awarded 10th dan at the age of sixty-two.

He was not physically imposing cm tall and 56 kgbut he made up for that with his persistent hard training and logical, scientific approach to Judo. After developing many new Judo techniques and variations, he came to be known as the “God of Judo. At his hometown, Kuji, a Memorial Gymnasium was erected in his honor, called the Mifunejudan.

Canon Of Judo: Classic Teachings On Principles And Techniques

She has a keen interest in martial arts and Japanese culture, and currently khuzo as a translator of Japanese in London. Book ratings by Goodreads.

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