Judo and Japanese culture
Cassidy Allen
My long time student Cassidy Allen, an honor student at Claremont High School recently put together this outstanding Power Point Presentation for a class assignment. For this week, I'm sharing it with my readers.
Interest in Judo

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The decline of samurai and jujutsu

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judo research question

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What is judo?

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Creation of judo

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How Japanese Culture Affected Judo

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How judo affected Japan
Judo presentation conclusion

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Thank You

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Works Cited

Allen, Cassidy. "Judo Belts." 2021. Jpg

About Goltz Judo's Logo, Goltz, Julius. "Goltz Judo Logo." Goltz Judo, http://goltzjudo.com/logo.htm

Brief Overview of Judo, "Randori." Encyclopedia Japan, https://doyouknowjapan.com/judo/

History of Judo. "The Founder of Judo Master Jigoro Kano." World Judo Day,


Brief Overview of Judo, "Judo Masters in Meiji period." Encyclopedia Japan, https://doyouknowjapan.com/judo/

Information on Judo, Kano, Jigoro. "Calligraphy by Kano." Goltz Judo, http://goltzjudo.com/information.htm

Meiji Restoration, "Meiji." Encyclopedia Britannica, 19 Mar. 2020, https://www.britannica.com/event/Meiji-Restoration#/media/1/373305/115366

Samurai, "Samurai With Sword, c. 1860." Encyclopedia Britannica, 5 Mar. 2020, https://www.britannica.com/topic/samurai#/media/1/520850/94611

History of Kodokan Judo, "Stockholm Olympics." Kodokan Judo Institute, http://kodokanjudoinstitute.org/en/doctrine/history/

History of Kodokan Judo, "Kodokan in Suidobashi." Kodokan Judo Institute, http://www.worldjudoday.com/en/The-History-of-Judo-55.html

"The History of Judo." World Judo Day, Accessed 17 February 2021, http://www.worldjudoday.com/en/The-History-of-Judo-55.html

"Brief Overview of Judo." Encyclopedia of Japan, Accessed 17 February 2021, https://doyouknowjapan.com/judo/

Editors of Encyclopedia. "Meiji Restoration". Encyclopedia Britannica, 19 Mar. 2020, Accessed 17

February 2021, https://www.britannica.com/event/Meiji-Restoration

Goltz, Gary, "Information on Judo." Goltz Judo, Accessed 17 February 2021, http://goltzjudo.com/information.htm

"History of Kodokan Judo." Kodokan Judo Institute, Accessed 17 February 2021, http://www.worldjudoday.com/en/The-History-of-Judo-55.html

History.com editors, "Tokugawa Period and Meiji Restoration." HISTORY, 9 November 2009. Accessed 17 February 2021, https://www.history.com/topics/japan/meiji-restoration

Looking forward to this seminar tomorrow night at my student Chad Keel's school 11 Elevation in Wrightwood, CA along with my colleague Gary Renis.

Judo/ Jiujitsu Seminar

I'm always looking for new subjects to write about regarding judo as well as contributions from my readers. Please send them to gary@garygoltz.com, thanks.


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