Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Judo?
A: Judo (柔道 jūdō?, meaning “gentle way”) is a modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport created in Japan in 1882 by Jigoro Kano. Its most prominent feature is its competitive element, where the object is to either throw or takedown an opponent to the ground, immobilize or otherwise subdue an opponent with a grappling maneuver, or force an opponent to submit by joint locking or by executing a strangle hold or choke. (keep reading more)

Q: What is Ju Jitsu?
A: Jujutsu (English pronunciation: /dʒuˈdʒʌtsu/; Japanese: 柔術, jūjutsu About this sound listen (help·info), Japanese pronunciation: [ˈdʑɯɯ.dʑɯ.tsɯ]) is a Japanese martial art and a method of close combat for defeating an armed and armored opponent in which one uses no weapon or only a short weapon.[1][2] The word jujutsu is often spelled as jujitsu, ju-jitsu, jiu-jutsu or jiu-jitsu. (keep reading more)

Q: Why are you doing a documentary on Judo and Jiujitsu in Ethiopia?
A: #1: I love the documentary production process, # 2: I love all combat sports (judo, jiujitsu, wrestling, boxing and so on)  and #3: I love Ethiopia.
Furthermore, I’m doing this documentary…to tell this story.

(More questions to come)


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