Last week it was announced that superstar and dominant Judoka, Shohei Ono, would retire. He is going to focus on coaching, which, considering his nearly flawless career, is an understandable step. Here we look back at his career.
Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare
A classic work when it comes to strategy and warfare is Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, which has found application outside of the field of combat. Business executives and politicians refer to it. After that, Von Clausewitz’s On War is taken to be a classic of combat strategy. Another, perhaps less well-known work, is Yamamoto Kansuke’s Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare.
Kampsportsfestivalen 2022 – Årets stora kampsportsevent är tillbaka!
Efter två års frånvaro är nu Kampsportsfestivalen tillbaka – som vanligt på plats i Stockholmsmässan i Älvsjö. Årets uppsättning kommer innehålla fler tävlingar än förr – eller vad sägs om Nordic open i wushu kung fu, ett Stockholmsderby i BJJ, samt SM i både submission wrestling och kendo? Dessutom så kommer du ha chans att pröva på och se uppvisningar i iaido, jodo, naginata, judo och taekwondo.
ONE on Prime Video 5: Interview with Reinier de Ridder
As ONE Championship continues its prime-time broadcast on Amazon Prime, decorated champion Reinier de Ridder puts his title on the line as he faces Anatoly Malykhin. We spoke to him ahead of the event, which takes place on Friday, December 2nd in Manila.
The Martial Roots of Martial Arts
Martial arts simulate combat and stem from warfare. Here we delve deeper into the martial roots of martial arts.
The Judo Moral Code
Martial arts are not about violence – they are about skills, virtue, and personal development. They stem from ethical codes attached to a martial craft because warriors know that when it comes to matters of life and death, ethics are key. Judo is a martial art that has developed a strong moral code.
The History of the Kimura
One of the most effective submission techniques in martial arts is known as the “Kimura.” In this article, we delve into the history of the name and discuss the roots of the lock within Judo.
The History and Philosophy of Judo: Introduction
In this magazine, we have covered the history of various martial arts, but over time we will be delving deeper into the history and philosophy of Judo. This is the first piece into the history of one of the world’s most practised martial arts.
RIP: “Judo” Gene LeBell
A legend of the martial arts community has passed away. “Judo” Gene LeBell (1932-2022) was a sensei, stuntman, wrestler, and “The Godfather of Grappling.” He will be sorely missed by many.
What’s On: July 8th-10th
This weekend brings you plenty of action, with judo from Hungary, another UFC Fight Night, and Chisora vs Pulev II in London.