Why is judo so popular?

Judo is remarkably popular around the world. There are more than 50 million judo players across 200 nations.

Judo is a highly codified sport in which the mind controls the expression of the body and is a sport which contributes to educating individuals. Beyond competitions and combat, judo involves technical research, practice of katas, self-defence work, physical preparation and sharpening of spirit.

Judo is also an education and science with its’s significant core values: courage, respect, modesty, sincerity, friendship, honour, politeness and self-control.