Health and Safety

Online Resources

  • Gokyo: A list of the Judo throws
  • Judo Information Site: A comprehensive collection of judo photos, articles, pictures, and links.
  • Judopedia: An associated site to the Judo Information site.
  • Wikipedia Judo: Wikipedia’s entry on judo.
  • E-Judo forum: An active forum for judo discussion.
  • The seven values of judo: courage, sincerity, honour, courtesy, modesty, respect, self-control, and friendship.
  • r/judo: Reddit forum for judo discussion.
  • r/BJJ: Reddit forum for Brazilian jiu jitsu, a sister martial art to judo.
  • r/fitness FAQ: An introduction to fitness
  • r/bodyweightfitness FAQ: Reddit primer for bodyweight strength training without access to free weights or machines.

Articles by Sensei Bernard Letendre

Books available in the University of Toronto Libraries

Books available in the Toronto Public Library system

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A former instructor and graduate student, Jon Roberts, wrote a Masters thesis (pdf) on the inclusion of judo into the Japanese middle school curriculum in 1931, and attendant context and arising implications.

Below are a series of articles on judo pedagogy by former Sensei Ronald Désormeaux. Clicking on any link below will take you to the article reader: