Bowing for life

Sydney University Judo Club

Do you know why we should bow to your partner/ opponent? There are 2 main bows: RITSUREI and ZAREI. Ritsurei (standing bow). The judoka stands with arms straight down and hands on the outside of the thighs. Heels are together with big toes about 3 inches apart As the judoka bends forward at the waist, the hands move down and … Read More