Jimmy Pedro's Techniques & Tactics book

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Jimmy Pedro's Techniques & Tactics book

Jimmy Pedro's Techniques & Tactics book

If you are looking to master the fundamentals of the art of judo, Judo Techniques & Tactics will provide you with everything you need to begin. Written by four-time Olympian and world champion Jimmy Pedro, this book provides you with a solid background of the sport and the essential manoeuvres for success.

Judo Techniques & Tactics offers complete and easy-to-understand coverage of judo. Whether you're a beginner or a more advanced student, you will find an assortment of valuable insights on judo's history, terminology, customs, and special chapters on competition and conditioning.

With this unique resource you will learn how to correctly perform

' falls,
' rolls,
' grips,
' throws,
' holds,
' pins,
' chokes,
' joint locks,
' counters, and
' combinations.

Judo Techniques & Tactics gives you solid instruction in the essential skills of judo'from the basic pivot to the more difficult throws'and training guidelines to build a solid foundation for moving on to advanced judo techniques.

Part of the successful Techniques & Tactics series of martial arts books published by Human Kinetics, this book is sure to be a part of every serious martial artist's library.

About the Author

Jimmy Pedro has been the top-ranked American judoka for the past decade. He has won national titles five times. Pedro is also the world champion in the 73-kg (161-lb.) category. Pedro is a three-time Olympian and 1996 Olympic bronze medallist. Pedro holds a fifth-degree black belt and has practiced judo for 25 years with his father and longtime coach, Jim Pedro, Sr.

Pedro resides in Lawrence, Massachusetts, with his wife, Marie, and their four children.

Writer William Durbin, an accomplished student and practitioner of martial arts with a third-degree black belt in judo, assisted Pedro in the development of the book. Durbin is considered one of the world's foremost authorities and historians on martial arts. Among his numerous martial arts honors are Presidential Sports Awards for karate and judo. Durbin and his wife, Carol, reside in Frankfort, Kentucky.


Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Getting Started
Chapter 2. Roots of Judo
Chapter 3. Language and Customs of Judo
Chapter 4. Falls and Rolls
Chapter 5. Stances and Grips
Chapter 6. Throws
Chapter 7. Holds and Pins
Chapter 8. Chokes and Joint Locks
Chapter 9. Counters and Combinations
Chapter 10. Competition
Chapter 11. Conditioning
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