ukemi breakfalls
Learning how to break one’s own fall (ukemi) as a reflective motion is one of the first and most important judo techniques to be learned by judo beginners
judo throw
The key elements of a judo throw are getting a firm grip (Kumi Kata), getting your opponent off-balance (Kuzushi), getting into position (Tsukuri), and executing the throw (Kake)
judo techniques
Judo can instill values, build character, and develop social and problem-solving skills, allowing you to stay focused and achieve success in many areas, while keeping you in good shape
Judo principles
Two key principles of judo are maximum efficiency with minimal effort and mutual benefit, which are used in combination with strategy, safety, and situational risk awareness
indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples like the Awajun are experiencing significant cultural change, which should be taken into account to understand their current culture, economy and society