References & Book List

Below is a list of Judo books used as references for techniques, kata and history.  You are strongly encouraged to read portions of interest as part of your regular Judo study.  These books are very informative and well worth the time to read.
  Kodokan Judo  
       by Jigoro Kano, Published by: Kodansha International, Copyright 1986, 1994  
  Fighting Spirit  
       by Yasuhiro Yamashita, Published by: Ippon Books, Copyright 1993  
  MasterClass Series  
       Various Authors, Published by Ippon USA Books  
       Books written covering the following topics:  
    Armlocks by Neil Adams Shime Waza by Katsuhiko Kashiwazaki
    Grips by Neil Adams Tai Otoshi by Neil Adams
    Seoi Nage by Hidetoshi Nakanishi Ashi Waza II by Michael Swain
    Uchi Mata by Hitoshi Sugai Pick-Ups by Robert Van De Walle
    Russian Judo by Alexander Iatskevich Tomoe Nage by Katsuhiko Kashiwazaki
    Ashi Waza by Nobuyuki Sato Osaekomi by Katsuhiko Kashiwazaki
    O Soto Gari by Yasuhiro Yamashita  
  Judo Formal Techniques: A Complete Guide To The Kodokan Randori No Kata  
       by Donn F. Draeger & Tadao Otaki , Published by C.E. Tuttle Press  
  Kodokan Judo Throwing Techniques  
       by Toshiro Daigo, Published by: Kodansha International  
  Best Judo  
       by Isao Inokuma & Nobuyuki Sato, Published by: Kodansha International