This is the complete history of Judo from the days of Japan's Samurai Class to the Olympics! This extremely factual presentation traces the History of Judo thru its first 100 years and includes rare footage of its founder Jigoro Kano plus it explains the history of judo from the days of the Samurai until present day sport karate and its inception into the Olympics. You will be introduced to the top Japanese fighters and as well the Dutch giant Anton Geesink when he beat the Japanese at their own game. You will see Yamashita who some say is still the greatest competitor of Judo pound for pound ever. You will see the many traditions of the Kodokan plus the 12th World Judo Championships plus so much more. This is Judo at its very best; you will have a chance to see some of the most amazing throws and choke outs ever captured on film. Performed by world champions like Geesink and Yamashita you will see why they are just that World Champions. Plus so much more.