Samurai Judo AcademySamurai Judo AcademyFUN - FITNESS - TRUE SELF DEFENSE -
OLYMPIC COMPETITION   -   ALL AGES
    Martial Arts Kano Grappling Olympic Judo




Samurai Judo Academy Judo News
24-Apr-2016 Move and Launch of Samurai Martial Arts Institute
5-Apr-2016 Hunter Coach Wins International Masters and Launches Martial Arts Institute
5-Apr-2016 Hunter Coach Wins International Masters and Launches Martial Arts Institute
19-Jul-2015 10 Reasons Why Judo is Better for your Kids than Team Sports
19-Jul-2015 10 Reasons Why Judo is Better for your Kids than Team Sports
3-Jan-2015 Samurai Judo Academy promotes Multiculturalism
12-Oct-2014 2014 Spring Hunter Regional Championships 26 October
20-Apr-2014 2014 Hunter Open Set to be a Scorcher


Gold Sponsors...
Kano
McKenzie Therapy & Training
Self Defence
Score-Judo dot com
Martial Arts
JD Valuers
Grappling
Arnies French Hotbread Shop
Kano
Darby Street Quality Meats

News

8-Dec-2009   -   Judo as an Optimal form of Self Defence
"I am concerned about the promotion of striking based martial arts to children and believe that all parents need to think carefully about what they encourage their children to get into. The reality is that, if in a physical conflict situation, children will tend to use the techniques that they have practiced repeatedly. It is not necessary to kick or punch someone to defend yourself - judo provides a much safer and, I believe, more ethical option."

"Whilst martial arts that involve striking techniques are commendable in many ways, it concerns me that they are often portrayed as an effective form of self defense for girls or women when this may not be the case and may result in a false sense of security. Kicking and punching become useless once you are wrestled to the ground and unless you regularly practice grappling skills, you are simply not going to be able to fight off an attacker"

"The same principle applies to adults, but with a more serious side. Striking someone carries a risk of serious injury and may result in liability for damages, particularly if the force used is considered excessive. Judo utilizes the principle of 'minimal necessary force' and the techniques are specifically designed to defeat an opponent without causing injury."


In other recent news . . .



Back to News Index            Printer friendly version


Samurai Judo Academy

Samurai Judo Academy
Disclaimer:   Samurai Judo Academy makes no warranty or representation in relation to the content or accuracy of the material on this website or material contained in websites linked to this website. Samurai Judo Academy expressly disclaims any and all liability (including liability for negligence) in respect of use of the information provided. Samurai Judo Academy recommends that you seek independent professional advice prior to making any decision involving matters outlined on this site.