Auction for Judo Children

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 Elementary School National Championships in Japan were unavoidably ...

Tokyo 2020
Media Information

Useful information for the media during the judo event.

History - Culture
Judo: What Is It All About?

As the Tokyo Olympics are fast approaching, let's look back to a lecture given by Kano Jigoro Shihan ...

Olympic Games Playbook for Athletes and Officials

The International Olympic Committee just published the last version of its Playbook with just over one ...

Nomura: I Want to Learn More

Tadahiro Nomura, born 10th December 1974 in Nara, Japan, is one of the most famous judoka in the world. ...

Toshihiko Koga: An Artist Has Gone

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

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 ...