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The superlative Judo book,
This review is from: Best Judo (Paperback)
This book does not include every throw, every ground technique or any katas. There are some elements of judo which are not in the book. But if I had to choose one book for a judoka to own on judo, this would be it.
The photos of perfectly executed technique will help you to understand the techniques better and do the techniques better. The section of combos will also, to put it simply, give you the tools to become a better judoka.
It was a few months before I actually went through and read the essays at the end of the book about what the spirit of judo meant to the authors, but when I did it really affected me. In the end, in the same way they were able to reduce the techniques down to the essential information with photos, these essays get right to the heart of why and how judo should be practiced.
If you practice judo, you should have this book.
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