Two of Japan's leading judo experts are visiting Copenhagen, to teach Danish judo enthusiasts some of the subtleties of their art.
LV. Hideo and Jogima Ogura teaching exercises to club members.
SV. Members exercising.
CU. Oguras exercising.
SV. Class exercising.
SV. Student learning to fall.
CU. Class watches.
CU. Oguras demonstrating throwing.
SV. Demonstrating - man attacking and is thrown.
SV. Class watching.
LV. Throwing man and falling on floor.
LV. Demonstrating how to handle a man and kicking, PAN to class.
SV Demonstrating how to handle attack by knife.
CU. People watching.
LV. Demonstrating attack by man with stick.
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Background: Two of Japan's leading judo experts are visiting Copenhagen, to teach Danish judo enthusiasts some of the subtleties of their art. Lessons include self defence - and, perhaps most important of all, how to fall so that it does not hurt too much.
The Danish judo club is hoping the visit of the two experts - Hideo Ogura and Jogima Ogura - will increase interest in judo and encourage many more Danes to take up the sport.
After completing a 3-week tour of Scandinavia, the judo teachers will make a tour in the United States as part of a world tour sponsored by the International Japanese Judo Association.