Judo in Action
Judo in Action takes kids into the exciting world of judo. Kids will be fascinated to learn the history, etiquette, and inventive moves of this peaceful martial art. Bright photos and exciting text help bring judo to life by outlining
- how to perform basic moves
- throws, holds, locks, and kata
- safety in the dojo
Get in the game with Crabtree's exciting series on some of children's favorite sports.
- the history of the sport
- basic rules of play
- equipment and safety precautions
- techniques and quick tips for kids on how to improve their skills
- action-packed photos showing boys and girls demonstrating moves
- emphasis on the value of fair play and teamwork
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