Judo/Questions Answered by Expert Ed Carol

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Attacking judo?5/16/2014
  Q: Carol Thank you for your time. I was doing some research and came to the statement that a major ...
  A: Judo is a sport.....sort of. Mostly it is a method of studying JiuJutsu without injury. Most Judo ...
History. Is judo sport or martial art.7/10/2013
  Q: I am recently being confused by an ongoing debate. Some people are claiming that Jigoro Kano ...
  A: I have read a number of books on Judo and it's development. I have also read a number of ...
Age for starting judo9/14/2011
  Q: Sir i am 18 if i start judo now can i compete with people who r practising from the age of 14
  A: In Judo there are no losers. Each class makes you better than you were before. By working out with ...
Judo and aikido7/4/2011
  Q: Are both judo and aikido based on the same concept, redirecting your opponents energy, or turning ...
  A: One of Jigaro Kano's first students came up with the art of Aikido and many high ranking Judo people ...
judo injuries9/18/2009
  Q: what are the common, specific injuries in judo?
  A: Actually the best place to answer this question is the Kodokan in Japan or any National organization ...
About Judo please7/11/2009
  Q: I wanna know if Judo have Ground Techniques like Brazilian JiuJitsu or just Throws? and thanks.
  A: Oh yes! There are three ways to win a Judo match. Throws done properly, pins, chokes, and ...
Best martial arts for older adults2/16/2009
  Q: I am 61,in fairly good health.I ran for 10 years,and am trying to get back into it for ...
  A: The oldest student I ever had was in his eighties. He played for over 10 years and was killed ...
Where can I learn judo?12/30/2008
  Q: I am a 20 year old male and I am looking to learn Judo.My main problem is that I don't know where I ...
  A: Hey David! You are starting on a great path in your life! If I had it to do over again I would ...
Help me please9/3/2007
  Q: I have been taking Kenpo Karate in Colorado, I am not in any advanced ranks or anything, but when I ...
  A: I didn't see a questions here. Assuming that you are asking me what is the best Martial Art for ...
where do i find a dojo8/6/2007
  Q: I am 14, and want to learn judo, but i cant find anywhere near me. I have been using google....if ...
  A: To start with Taylor, even though Georgia is no Texas, it is still a big state. I found 6 Judo ...
mats7/6/2007
  Q: I cant afford tatami mats right now is there any suitable substitute I can use to practice nage waza ...
  A: Be innovative! Creative! Use your Judo thinking! Mattresses have been used before and will again. ...
help for a 2 1/2 yr old boy1/5/2007
  Q: hope you can give advise. our grandson who is quite bright for his age. problem - no discipline or ...
  A: Yes. As can most Martial Arts. It all depends on the Instructor. Judo requires a little less from ...
soft arts10/9/2006
  Q: What is the difference between Jujutsu, judo, aikido, aiki jujutsu, daito ryu, and daito ryo daito ...
  A: You really know how to hurt a guy! I have read books on each and studied the first 4. Jujutsu is ...

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All questions about Judo, history, techniques, dojos, Senseis, National Organizations, uniforms, etc. Most questions about JiuJitsu, kinds, methods, history.

Experience

Over 30 years training and teaching Judo and JiuJitsu. Competition in Judo. Using JiuJitsu on the street. Yodan (Fourth dan) in Judo. Shodan (1st dan) in Heike-ryu JiuJitsu. Sandan in USJJF JiuJitsu

Organizations
United States Judo Association. United States Judo Federation. United States Judo Inc. United States JiuJitsu Association.

Education/Credentials
Trained under Y.Vincent Tamura founder of the Tamura Judo Institute and Heike-ryu JiuJitsu, 9th Dan.

Awards and Honors
Second Place 1981 National Judo Championships, 172 lb Masters. 2nd Place International Police Olympics Masters division, 3rd place International Police Olympics 172 lb division. 1982.

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