Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Published: Apr 30 2022
Height: 0.39 Width: 6.00 Depth: 9.00
Author Eric Dominy (1918-1992) was a founding member of the London Judo Society and has written several books on martial arts, particularly Judo and was considered an expert in this field of self- defense.
Judo is a fighting sport, calling for courage and endurance, but it also teaches both mental and physical control and balance.
Divided into a series of sixteen graded lessons, this book is designed as a basic introduction to Judo. Each stage is carefully and clearly explained with the aid of illustrations, as the beginner is taken through the various moves, holds, and falls. The result is an invaluable book for the beginner, practicing either on his own or at his club.
If you want to excel at the sport of judo, this remarkable handbook offers you a ready-made course. It gives you a complete orientation to the principles, practices and techniques of judo, helps you develop split-second timing and flawless technique as you learn to master the most difficult throws and counters.
More than any other guide, this book makes you an enthusiastic student because it simplifies your learning at every stage of your progress. It shows you how to maintain your balance, how to disturb your opponent's balance, and breaks down each, basic movement, throw or counter into its component parts you simply follow the logical step-by-step directions. Heavy-line drawings, made accurately from actual motion pictures of judo contests, illustrate each phase of a stance.