"It is rare and very inspiring that a head of state would make such an investment of time to write a book like this. It is a fine gift to the judokas of the world as well as to those of Russia...Vladimir Putin Sensei and his co-writers have established themselves as gifted writers and contributors to the judo world."
- Keiko Fukuda, United States Judo Federation
About the Author
Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, is well-known for his life-long love of judo and brings all of his experience to bear in writing this manual.