Video & Audio

Martial arts and self-defense video and audio resources.

Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful

Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful

A documentary detailing the life of Judo pioneer Keiko Fukuda. She was the world’s highest ranking woman judoka ever, having achieved the rank of 10th dan. The film follows Fukuda as she talks about her life story, her love of Judo, and the struggles she’s endured.

Rusty Kanokogi: The Mother of Women’s Judo

Rusty Kanokogi: The Mother of Women’s Judo

Brooklyn-born Rusty Kanokogi tells her story of Judo, from her beginnings being mistaken for a boy at a New York City judo tournament, to her visits to the Kodokan in Japan, and all about her pioneering role in bringing women’s judo competition to the world, including the Olympics in 1980.