Olympic Qualification
For a Few More Points

Everything you wanted to know about Olympic qualification.

Toshihiko Koga: An Artist Has Gone

The news fell overnight: Toshihiko Koga (JPN) passed away at the age of 53.

2020 All Japan Judo Championship
Traditionally Exciting

For all judo enthusiasts and not just the Japanese, the All Japan Judo Championship for Men and Women ...

Judo culture
How to Write Judo (1)

Japanese is a complex language, especially when it comes to translating it or at least when it comes ...

Tokyo 2020 Qualification Match

Planet Judo has been waiting for that moment for months.

Judo culture
JU NO RI - The Universal Principle of Adaptability

It is not possible to understand what judo is, if we do not perceive what its very essence is: the principle ...

Judo culture
Seiryoku-Zenyo: Ultimately, There is Simplicity

The Seiryoku-Zenyo principle, the best use of energy, is without doubt one of the most important principles ...

Breaking News
Health First

In light of the continued uncertainty still existing around the Covid-19 pandemic, along with considering ...

The Most Anticipated Match: Abe v. Sone

For more than 100 years (from 1916 for men and 1990 for women), the KINSHUKI High School Team National ...

Special Charity Auction by Japanese Judo Athletes

Many active players such as Ono Shohei or Abe Hifumi, and legendary judoka, like Inoue Kosei or Yamashita ...

Kodokan launched official YouTube channel

The Kodokan Judo Institute recently launched its YouTube channel to offer to the public various Judo ...

MURATA Naoki Passed Away

It is with deep sorrow that the Kodokan Institute informed the judo community of the sad news of the ...