Judo club practices art of the 'gentle way'

Feb. 15, 2009, 12 a.m. (ET)

One of the most practiced martial arts in the world, Judo provides an exhilarating alternative to working out at New Mexico State University Tuesday night.

Judo, "the Gentle Way" was founded in 1882 by Professor Jigaro Kano who was mentally brilliant, but physically weak and studied Jujitsu to overcome this.

While gaining knowledge of Jujitsu, Kano selected techniques that utilized leverage, physics and incorporated balance to allow a small person to overcome a larger person in size and strength... more>