Jigoro Kano: Who Was He Really?
The Vision (10)

As we have seen from a very young age, Kano Jigoro Shihan was attracted to and passionate about education, ...

Maruyama Follows in the Best Footsteps

Throughout the history of judo there has been an understanding that to learn from each other, to travel ...

Culture and Modernity

If there is one thing to which the judo family and the International Judo Federation, as organiser of ...

WJD 2023
Bring a Friend - NEW

For more than twelve years now, the International Judo Federation has been organising World Judo Day, ...

Jigoro Kano: Who Was He Really?
A Curious Man (9)

During his first trip to Europe, as we saw, Jigoro Kano never stopped learning and enriching himself ...

Jigoro Kano: Who Was He Really?
The First Trip (8)

The year 1889 marked a turning point in the career and life of Jigoro Kano.

Jigoro Kano: Who Was He Really?
A Born Teacher (7)

As judoka, we see Jigoro Kano above all as the founder of our sport and that's normal, as he dedicated ...

Jigoro Kano: Who Was He Really?
The Influences (6)

In order to understand a little more about what prompted Jigoro Kano to found the Kodokan and create ...

Jigoro Kano, Who Was He Really?
The Synthesis (5)

We now know where Jigoro Kano was from, what his roots were and in what social environment he grew up. ...

Jigoro Kano: Who Was He Really?
Perfecting the Practice (4)

Jigoro Kano was a bright young man, with excellent school and university results.

Jigoro Kano: Who was he really?
When Kano Discovers Martial Arts (3)

We learned in the previous two episodes, where Jigoro Kano was from and what his family roots were, roots ...

A New Kodokan Shidoin

The Kodokan Judo Institute, known around the world as the Kodokan, is both the building and the original ...