Martial Arts Masters: Jigorō Kanō
Jigorō Kanō was the founder of judo. Judo was the first Japanese martial art to gain widespread international recognition, and the first to become and offical Olymic sport. Wikipedia
Born: October 28, 1860, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Died: May 4, 1938
Martial Art: Jujutsu, Judo
Notable Students:Tomita Tsunejirō, Keiko Fukuda, Kyuzo Mifune.