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About Us

Vision: We will reach out to make the world a better place by encouraging people to apply the ideals of Judo.

Mission: We are committed to providing an opportunity to access free and accurate information about Judo. In addition to creating an online resource for the serious study of Judo, we will provide a community to support instructors, students, and others as they share, explore, and develop their understanding of Judo.

Purpose: The purpose of the Judo Information Site is to promote Judo around the world by educating the general public and Judo students about the various benefits of Judo. Judo can be more than an Olympic sport or a martial art. It is a way of life for many people who practice it. This site allows the learning to continue off the mat, providing a reference tool for students and coaches to gain a more complete understanding of the richness of Judo.

Background: The Judo Information Site went online in June 1995. It is one of the oldest martial arts sites online, and the first site to provide a wealth of information about any martial art. The Judo Information Site is the original, often-copied, information source. Over 12 million people have visited, with more than 200,000 visits each month. The world’s largest online Judo dojo —

Updates: Various pages of the Judo Information Site are updated daily, with major updates and new material posted on the What’s New page around the first of each month.

Submissions: The Judo Information Site accepts submissions of material for publication. If you have artwork, articles, suggestions, or other information that you would like to share, please send it to help[at] .

Sponsors: Advertising is available on this site, and it is essential to support the development of this important Judo resource. The sponsors who contribute financially to the upkeep of this site appreciate your business. Currently the site sponsors are: Hatashita Sports, Seka-Sports, Inc., HSU Judo, Zebra Mats. Advertising space is also available on selected pages. Advertising inquiries should be sent to help[at] and we will be glad to help promote your business.

Support: If you would like to help our mission to promote Judo around the world please consider giving a little help. Learn more about how you can Support This Site and encourage further development.

Awards: The Judo Information Site has received numerous prestigious internet awards and honors, and has been featured in just about every major judo publication in the world. Although awards are no longer published on this site, here are some of the early Awards and Honors received when the site was new.

Copyright: You are encouraged to print and download portions of material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright notices from the materials. You may also transmit copies of materials by email, for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright notices from the materials. Please do not copy this material for use on other web pages without express permission. Original information, graphics, and web design are produced by Neil Ohlenkamp, the webmaster of the Judo Information Site, in association with other contributors noted on individual pages. All original and published work is copyrighted. Graphics and articles not owned and copyrighted by Neil Ohlenkamp or are believed to be in the public domain or used with permission. Please contact Neil Ohlenkamp if you believe any material is used inappropriately and the issue will be promptly investigated and resolved. Any copyright claims or requests to use material should be directed to .

Links: Webmasters can feel free to link to this site, as long as appropriate credit is given to make it clear that is being accessed. You may also submit your site for listing on one of the links pages.

Privacy: The Judo Information Site believes in protecting your privacy, and does not share any personal information. More information on our Privacy Policy.

Content Rating: This is a certified family friendly site.

Thanks: We are grateful to have many supporters who provide financial help, articles, advice, and news. We also appreciate all our visitors. Thanks for learning about Judo.

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