內容簡介 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. No less than four diagrams show each hold from all positions.