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Putin also has a black belt in judo, according to media reports, and has released a DVD, Let’s Learn Judo with Vladimir Putin.
In gymnastics and in so many other sports — swimming and judo and hockey and basketball — there are always more girls, more women, more names.
Riner, meanwhile, had dropped to 14th place during his absence from judo and begun the tournament unseeded.
Someone like an ex-KGB agent with a black belt in judo.
Much has changed since — not least the very rules of judo — but his standing remains unquestioned.
The image of Rousey after her 48-second defeat—dazed, unsteady, blood streaming from both nostrils—underscores the violence of the sport, which combines techniques from boxing, kickboxing, wrestling, judo and jujitsu.
In one corner sits a likeness of Vasili Oshchepkov, the martial arts expert who brought judo to Russia.
One of the early proponents of the chokehold in policing was Korean War veteran and third-degree judo black belt Jim Lindell, who worked as a police trainer with the Kansas City Police Department in the 1970s.
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Judo is a martial art that emphasizes the use of quick movement and leverage to throw an opponent. Its techniques are generally intended to turn an opponent's force to one's own advantage rather than to oppose it directly. The opponent must be thrown cleanly, pinned, or mastered through the application of pressure to arm joints or the neck. Judo evolved out of the older martial art jujitsu in late-19th-century Japan, but it is now practiced primarily as sport. It became an Olympic sport for men in 1964; women's judo was added in 1992.
Origin and Etymology of judo
First Known Use: 1889See Words from the same year
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