I can’t be too enthusiastic about Judo. It is the only possible self-defense for women. There is nothing brutalising about it. Brains are pitted against brawn, and brains win every time.
Sarah Mayer, in 1936 to London’s Evening News at her apartment in Chelsea Court. Mayer was the first non-Japanese woman to achieve a black belt in Judo in 1935 after more than 20 years of study in London and ultimately in Japan. (via she-kicks-she-throws)
For more than a decade, Ginsburg has worked with a trainer in the Supreme Court’s small ground-level exercise room. Recently, Breyer used a machine that Ginsburg had been using; she set it at six, while he could handle only five. Kagan uses the same trainer as Ginsburg, and when the younger Justice struggles with fifteen-pound curls the trainer says, ‘C’mon! Justice Ginsburg can do that easily!’
Martial Artists of Tumblr Poll: Aikido
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yep me zanshinart my main tumblr, reblogging this as budobabes