Cultivating and Transmitting the Spirit of Budo ~A Re-evaluation of Budo Decorum~


Guest Speakers

Professor Yasuhiro Yamashita
Tokai University, Chairman AJJF Judo Renaissance Committee
Former World and Olympic Judo Champion
“Budo, the Role that Judo should play in the Era of Internationalization” (PDF 1.3MB)
Mr. Seijun Ninomiya
Sports Journalist
Mr. Naoki Murata
Kodokan Judo Institute, Head of Directors Japanese Academy of Budo
“Transitions within Kodokan Judo Etiquette” (PDF 1.7MB)
Dr. Yves Cadot
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Specialist on Jigoro Kano
“French judo players and their awareness of etiquette-as seen from Kano Jigoro’s studies” (PDF 5MB)
“Le salut chez les judoka français du point de vue des études sur Kano Jigoro” (PDF 5MB)
Dr. Mike Callan
University of Bath, President International Association of Judo Researchers
“The Internationalization of Judo and the Attention for Etiquette- Focusing on the UK.” (PDF 5.2MB)
Dr. Alexander Bennett
Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences, Budo Researcher
“A Study of the Attitudes of New Zealand Martial Artists in Regards to the Concept of ‘Rei’ :An Analysis of Kendo Practitioners” (PDF 1.5MB)
Professor David Matsumoto
San Francisco State University, Director Culture & Emotion Research Laboratory
“Respect and International Affairs : Mutual Welfare and Benefit and the Bow as Foreign Policy” (1.5MB)