Displaying the most impressive throws, compelling armbars, dominant pins, and decisive chokes, judo is a particularly powerful sport and martial art that can bring opponents into submission in highly effective ways. With determination and perseverance, such tremendous power could be yours. Designed with safety considerations in mind, judo allows people of all ages to be involved in a long-term fitness activity with opportunities for continuous improvement. Judo is a way of life that promotes physical and mental harmony, encourages the development of self-confidence and leadership abilities, prepares practitioners to act in self-defense, and instills values such as discipline, respect, and diligence. Judo is also an Olympic sport that has been gaining increasing worldwide visibility. This concise book covers the fundamentals of judo and provides a roadmap for the development of judo expertise.