This updated version is divided into two parts. The first is an introduction to the sport, which places judo in its historical context, introduces the conventions and etiquettes and covers the basic skills. It follows with contests procedures and scoring, with details of training and diet. The second part is a manual, which illustrates the whole Gokyo of throwing techniques. All the throws are analysed, with two-colour diagrams revealing the secrets of success. With sections on women's judo, junior competitors and injuries, this is a practical handbook of teaching, coaching and instructions.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.