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History of JudoJudo: Combining Martial Arts with Mental Focus for Centuries
Originating in the 18th century, Judo is a popular pastime and Olympic sport
Judo got its start in Japan in the late 18th century, and has grown in popularity to become a favorite sport of professional athletes and amateur participants alike. Judo's roots are in jujitsu wrestling, a sport that dates back to at least the 7th century. Successful judo participants must stay mentally sharp and demonstrate great concentration to beat their opponents. More than 100 countries are members of the International Judo Federation, proving the sport's draw extends far beyond Japan's borders.
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