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Participants of World Economic Forum-Young Global Leaders Summit experienced Judo at the Kodokan

On Wednesday, October 19th, 30 members of YGL Summit (a conference organized by the World Economic Forum) took part in Judo experience session at the Kodokan. It was part of program to provide them with experience of Japanese traditional culture.

The World Economic Forum is known as the organizer of an international conference called Davos Forum and has its headquarters office in Switzerland. YGL Summit was organized by them and held for three days from October 18th to 20th. Participants of the summit were members under 40 years old and alumni. On the afternoon of October 19th, visits to various places and facilities were organized to deepen their knowledge and understanding toward Japan. Judo experience session was held at the Kodokan as part of the program.

 

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Outline

Title    Young Global Leaders and Alumni Annual Summit

Date    13:30-15:00, Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Venue   Main Dojo, the Kodokan

Contents】 1. History and philosophy of Kodokan Judo

         2. Judo experience (watching performances; a trial lesson)

Instructors Mr. Mukai, Mr. Otsuji, Mr. Nambo, Mr. Kariya and Ms. Akiyama

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