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  • Budo principle on the street: strike first?

    Hello, dear friends of Budo! In competition, it can be a successful strategy to attack first. It’s a little more problematic on the street. If the opponent is injured, legal consequences can be expected. What do you mean? Are there situations in which you would be the first to attack when you feel threatened? Best

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  • New form of budo or modern nonsense: playfight

    Hello dear friend of Budo! There is a trend: playfight Strangers meet to fight. This should break down inhibitions and be allowed to approach … INTERESTING! Maybe we’ll do a budo dating soon. Strangers meet for ground combat! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzjLwWLRTBY What do you mean: modern nonsense or new form of budo? Best, Alexander!

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  • Most Controversial Moment in Olympic Judo History!
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    Hello, dear friend of Judo! At the heavyweight Judo Final in Sydney in 2000, Japanese challenger Shinohara faced judo icon David Douillet. David attacks with his well-known Uchi Mata. At the same moment, Shinohara raises his leg. David makes a  turn in the air, because he has no resistance for his attack. David falls on

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  • Olympics & Budo: is it “Either … or” or is There a Third Way?

    Hello, dear Budo friend! In the last post about “Olympics and Budo” the answers were favouring either the commercial side with television attention of the Olympics or the “true” Budo path. Budo’s inner path, subtleties, and ethics are incompatible with PR and commerce … so it was often said. It seems like they are opposites:

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  • Budo at the 2020 Olympics in Tokio: Good or Bad?

    Hello, dear Budo friend! The Japanese capital Tokio is the host of the Olympic games in the summer of 2020. In Karate, Judo and Taekwondo Olympic medals will be awarded. Theoretically, it would also be possible to include Aikido, Jiu, Kendo, Kyudo, Sumo, Kung Fu, Taichi and Chi Gong and Zen in the Olympic Games.

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