Jita Kyoei


Jita Kyoei meaning, “Mutual Benefit and Prosperity.” This saying is associated with the Kodokan Judo Academy in Tokyo and in paticular the Founder of Judo Jigoro Kano Sensei 1860-1938.


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Kano, a renowned educator, wanted to preserve the martial efficiency of jujutsu ( the best use of energy) while transforming it into a modern art for the benefit of society as a whole, (mutual prosperity) free of the brutality that typified the violent feudal era that had given it birth. These precepts became the foundation of the Kodokan the school that would become the world headquarters of the Judo movement.

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Weight0.25 lbs
Dimensions17 × 11 × 2 in