Judo explained (Part one)

Find out everything you need to know about judo at London 2012 - from the rules of the sport, to the venue it will feature in, to the equipment required.

Judo is a fun and challenging activity, suitable for peoples of all ages and abilities. All clubs that are registered with the British Judo Association offer free starter sessions, and have "judo gi" (uniforms) that you can borrow while you take part.

Visit the London 2012 schedule and results page on the BBC Sport website to find out details of when the Olympic judo events are taking place, and where you can watch them.

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