Judo in the World

Thanks to the efforts of Kano and his disciples, Kodokan Judo, developed within the Japanese emigrant communities (USA, Brazil, Canada) as well as in Germany, Britain and the British-influenced countries.

In France, from 1940, a westernised variant of the Kano method was developed by professor Kawaishi, with the assistance of an engineer, Moshe Feldenkrais.

The Kawaishi Method is very successful in Europe and throughout the French-influenced countries.

Read further via: https://www.ijf.org/history/from-martial-art-to-olympic-sport/1153