|Judo is the most widely practiced martial art on earth.
Judo is the second most-practiced sport worldwide, behind the most-widely practiced sport of soccer.
Many more people in France practice judo than in Japan.
Judo is usually the first sport to sell out at the Olympic Games.
Judo is the safest contact sport for children under 13 (American College of Sports Medicine).
Japanese police are required to train in either judo or kendo.
Judo is the primary form of self-defense taught to many police
agencies around the world.
It is a compulsory subject in the Japanese Educational System.
Judo is for ages 5 and up.