Saving Traditional Judo
“Judo was ‘Westernized’ sooner than the other Eastern Martial Arts when it became an Olympic sport. And it has been reduced to a “sport” ever since.”
Kevin Cavalcanti is a Traditional Judo instructor and a respected member of the academia. He has written many books on martial arts, and is referenced by many.
You can find more of his work at:
Where can you find his work:
The episodes associated with his book, ‘The Tao of Judo” began because:
- Spawned from Research of 1918 First Hand Account of Martial Arts
- The Title the Tao of Judo intrigued me.
During this episode we will cover :
- Why write the book?
- The Tao Influence interpreting Judo
- Sport Judo vs Traditional Judo
- Jigoro Kano : Founder of Judo
Mentioned in this Episode:
Ando Mierzwa : Fight for a Happy Life
Paul Bowmen : Martial Myths
Ben Judkins : KungFu Tea
Intwining Philosophy with the Chinese Martial Arts : Sun Lu Tang
The Entire Tao of Judo Book is coming in Audio Format! For now, get the PDF : Tao of Judo PDF (218 downloads)
Also get the : Zen Judo Handbook : Zen Judo Handbook (203 downloads)